A. Kathleen Bowers is a member of the Littler CaseSmart® team and is based in Alabama. 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. 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.

Kathleen has handled a variety of employment law matters in state and federal courts and has experience defending employers accused of harassment and discrimination in federal court. In addition to a federal court practice, Kathleen has experience defending financial services clients in employment matters pending before FINRA. In this area, Kathleen represented broker-dealers and banks in FINRA arbitrations filed by employees across the country.

Prior to joining Littler, Kathleen practiced at a national firm in Birmingham, Alabama, advising employers in all aspects of employment-related issues. In addition, Kathleen clerked for the Hon. David E. Peebles of the U.S. District Court for Northern District of New York. While in law school, she served as the editor in chief for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy and served on Cumberland’s national moot court team. 


  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, 2013
  • B.S., Birmingham-Southern College, 2009

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