Employment Attorneys in Charlotte NC

Kat Cox, Esq.

Kat Cox, North Carolina Employment Law Attorney at Van Kampen Law.

Kat Cox joined Van Kampen Law in August 2021. She is from the greater Atlanta, Georgia, area and recently passed the bar after graduating from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2021. Prior to joining the firm, Kat worked as a Registered Behavior Technician working with children with Autism while in undergrad at Clemson University. At Clemson, Kat received her degree in Psychology with a minor in Legal Studies. After getting her degree at Clemson, she worked as a Technical Recruiter for a Fortune 500 hiring solutions firm where she negotiated employment terms for clients.

While in law school at USC, Kat completed legal research that explored the application of the American with Disabilities Act to gig economy employers, independent of their worker classification status. Kat was an Articles Editor of the ABA Real Property Trust and Estate Journal and served as the Events and Marketing VP of the Health Law Society and was a member of the Employment Law Society. She also earned the CALI award for earning the highest grade in Workers Compensation Law.

Kat’s other legal experience includes working for a prominent plaintiff-side mass tort litigation firm, working on pharmaceutical, opioid, and medical device class actions. She also worked for a defense firm working on Section 1983 claims, business liability, medical malpractice, and insurance defense claims.

Kat’s experience in law school coupled with her background as a recruiter and psychology undergraduate degree have given her a unique perspective on employment law matters and she is looking forward to using that perspective to advocate for her clients. In her free time, Kat enjoys cooking and baking international cuisine and cheering on the Clemson Tigers.

Awards

CALI Award for Earning the Highest Grade in Workers Compensation Law.

Education

Clemson University, B.A. Psychology and Minor in Legal Studies, 2017

University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D. 2021

North Carolina License (Awaiting Bar Results)