Joann Woltman is a member of the Littler CaseSmart – Class Action™ team and is based in Missouri. She is responsible for early case evaluation (ECE). At the outset of each employment litigation matter, she identifies and reviews pertinent documents, interviews relevant witnesses, and drafts an ECE report for clients’ cases, which includes an analysis of potential defense and settlement strategies as well as potential litigation risks. In keeping with each client’s litigation philosophy, she partners with the local Littler litigation team and assists in developing and executing strategies for effectively handling litigation.

Prior to joining Littler, Joann worked for a plaintiff’s firm litigating consumer and wage and hour class action cases. Previously, she worked as associate general counsel of litigation for a Fortune 500 company managing litigation matters pending world-wide. Joann began her legal career at a national firm where she gained a wide variety of experience in litigation, including business litigation, product liability, mass injury, premises liability, toxic tort, class action, and employment litigation. She has worked on several trial teams in both state and federal courts. 


  • J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 2007cum laude
  • B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder, 2003

Bar Admission



  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri