Kathryn Weidner has a strong background in e-discovery, providing project management and litigation support services to national organizations and Fortune 500 companies for large-scale corporate litigations, mergers, and acquisitions. Ms. Weidner is currently a member of the team prosecuting In re Wilmington Trust Securities Litigation and has been a member of the teams securing significant recoveries for investors in cases such as In re Rayonier Securities Litigation($73 million recovery) and In re Tower Group International, Ltd. Securities Litigation ($20.5 million recovery).
Prior to joining Saxena White, Ms. Weidner developed valuable litigation skills as a full-time Certified Legal Intern for the Department of Homeland Security. Currently, Ms. Weidner is very involved in the community and is a member of organizations such as FAWL, NAWL and NAPPA. Ms. Weidner is also a regular speaker at conferences, CLE courses and chairs Saxena White’s Diversity and Social Responsibility Committee. In addition, Ms. Weidner has been recognized as a Super Lawyer’s Rising Star for 2017 and 2018, and South Florida Legal Elite’s Up and Comer for 2018.
Ms. Weidner earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Miami in 2003, with a major in Political Science. During college, she studied abroad at Oxford University, England as part of an Honors program for law and politics. Ms. Weidner received her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University in 2006, where she graduated cum laude with a concentration in International Law. While at Nova, her outstanding course work regularly earned Dean’s List and Provost Honor Roll, and she was honored with CALI Book Awards for Secured Transactions and Business Planning Law. Upon graduation, Ms. Weidner was the recipient of the Larry Kalevitch Scholarship Award for exhibiting the most promise in Business and Bankruptcy law.
Ms. Weidner is a member of the Florida Bar, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Florida.
- Nova Southeastern University, JD
- University of Miami, BBA
- U.S.D.C. Southern and Northern Districts of Florida
- Securities Class Actions
- Derivative & Breach of Fiduciary Duty Cases
- Complex Discovery