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Kathryn R. Johnson

Workers' Compensation
(515) 434-6416

Meet Kathryn

Kathryn is a knowledgeable and effective legal advocate. Leveraging her extensive network built over years of practice in the Iowa legal community, clients can count on Kathryn to have the answers to any question they encounter. She is known for her firm but reasonable approach to claim resolution and can strategically handle any challenge to secure the best possible results for her clients. Connect with Kathryn when you need a reliable partner in Iowa.

Recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the field of Workers' Compensation Law for employers, Kathryn is a trusted partner and advisor to clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. As a Partner at Kidd Laflin Kilburg Johnson, she practices workers' compensation defense, specializing in risk mitigation, regulatory and statutory compliance, and Iowa workers’ compensation issues. She has successfully represented clients in all stages of litigation and appeal, achieving favorable outcomes and setting precedents for the industry.

With over 15 years of experience in workers' compensation, Kathryn has had the opportunity to speak at numerous conferences and seminars, sharing her knowledge and insight on how to navigate some of Iowa’s most complex and challenging legal issues. She is a member of the Iowa Association of Workers’ Compensation Attorneys and Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation. She has also also served on the Polk County Juvenile Drug Court Board and the Iowa Association of Women Attorneys. 

Connect with Kathryn for clear advice and strong representation garnered through specialized knowledge of the Iowa workers' compensation system and the valuable connections she has developed practicing over years within the state. She values collaboration, relationships, and loyalty, and is committed to helping you obtain the best results possible.

Drake University Law School, JD
University of Iowa, BA