Kitty is a native of Russellville, where she grew up on a beef cattle and timber farm. She received her BA in History and Spanish from Samford University in 2001 and her JD from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2005. Kitty joined White Arnold & Dowd P.C. in 2006. She represents individual and corporate defendants in white collar criminal actions, primarily in the areas of healthcare fraud, financial crimes, and environmental crimes, as well as in parallel civil and criminal proceedings and internal investigations. Kitty represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex civil litigation and handles executive severance and compensation matters.
Kitty has served the Birmingham Bar Association (“BBA”) as a multi-year member of the Grievance Committee and currently serves on the BBA’s Membership and Birmingham Connection Committees. She served in all offices of the Alabama State Bar (“ASB”) Young Lawyers Section, including as president in 2012-2013. Kitty was a member of Class 8 of the ASB’s Leadership Forum, and in recognition of her leadership and contributions within her class, Kitty was selected as one of two class members to speak on behalf of Class 8 during their final program session. As a Leadership Forum alumnus, she has continued her service to the ASB through the Leadership Forum Section Committee, and she has been a member of the Section’s Executive Committee. Kitty also currently serves on the Bench and Bar Relations, Quality of Life, Health and Wellness, Governmental Relationship Liaison, and Diversity & Inclusion in the Profession Committees. She has been honored by two different ASB Presidents with the President’s Award for personal service to the profession.
Kitty is a graduate of Leadership Birmingham (2022), Leadership UAB (2013), Junior League of Birmingham (“JLB”) Leadership Institute (2010), and the BBA’s Future Leaders Forum (2009). Kitty currently serves on the Alabama Law Alumni Society Leadership Council (Secretary/Treasurer), Samford University’s Howard College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Board, and as an officer on her local Parent-Teacher Organization Board of Directors, and she teaches youth Sunday School. She recently completed two terms on the YWCA Central Alabama Board of Directors and served as a Torchbearer for the JLB’s “Community of Lights” campaign. Kitty is a sustaining member of the JLB, Ballet Guild of Birmingham, Junior Women’s Committee of 100, and Children’s Arts Guild. Together with her husband, Tucker, Kitty has twin 13-year- old sons who keep her laughing and humble.
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