Kathleen L. Matsoukas Partner
Katie concentrates her practice on white collar criminal defense matters, government investigations, internal investigations, corporate monitorships, and general commercial litigation.
Katie has represented clients involved in disputes covering a wide range of topics, including anti-corruption laws and regulations (including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)), the Anti-Kickback Statute, healthcare fraud, market manipulation and insider trading, public corruption, tax fraud, high-value contract disputes, creditors' rights, and other complex commercial litigation cases. She also has experience representing individuals and entities involved in professional sports in high-profile civil disputes. Katie's clients come from diverse industries operating throughout the country, including the financial services, health care, technology, real estate, construction, food and beverage, transportation, dietary supplements, and not-for-profit industries.
Katie currently serves on the attorney team assisting partner Larry Mackey, the independent corporate compliance monitor for a large U.S. medical device manufacturer and distributor, pursuant to the company's deferred prosecution agreements with the U.S. government.
Katie is the founder and city leader of the Indianapolis chapter of the Women's White Collar Defense Association. Since 2015, she has been named on the Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for her work in general litigation and criminal defense: white collar.
Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Katie practiced at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in New York. She also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Richard J. Sullivan of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Katie received her B.A., magna cum laude, in government and international relations from the University of Notre Dame. She earned her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she served on the editorial board of the Virginia Law Review and was a quarterfinalist in the William Minor Lile Moot Court Competition.
Katie is active in pro bono work and previously led the firm's participation in the Clemency Project 2014, assisting in the preparation and submission of clemency petitions to the Office of the Pardon Attorney under the Obama Administration. In her time outside the office, Katie serves on the School Commission for St. Joan of Arc Catholic School.
Katie is currently admitted to practice in Indiana, Illinois and New York. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Northern District of Illinois, the Southern District of Indiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.