As a member of the Littler CaseSmart® team and based in West Virginia, Kate Sturdivant Gibson partners with local Littler litigation teams in formulating and executing a discovery strategy for employment litigation cases. She drafts discovery requests and responses, evaluates the opposing party’s requests and responses, reviews documents and oversees document productions, and conducts discovery-related legal research and briefing. Her focus is deposition preparation and motions to compel.

Previously, Kate defended employers in discrimination, harassment and retaliation actions before state and federal courts and state and federal administrative agencies. She has experience advising employers on a wide range of employment issues and defending employers in workers’ compensation claims related to workplace injuries. 

Speaking Engagements

Panelist on Mediation Strategies

American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA

November 2012

Panelist on Making & Responding to Objections

American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section Annual Conference, Seattle, WA

November 2011


  • J.D., University of Richmond School of Law, 2011cum laude
  • B.A., North Carolina Central University, 2008magna cum laude

Bar Admission

West Virginia


  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia