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Katherine G. Letzter

Managing Partner

Katherine G. Letzter earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1989 and was in the National Honor Society for Nursing – Sigma Theta Tau.  She currently holds a license as a Registered Professional Nurse from the State of New York.  Prior to attending law school, she was employed as a registered nurse in the surgical intensive care/open heart unit at North Shore University Hospital in New York. 

Katherine earned her Juris Doctorate from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in New York in 1994.  She joined the firm in October 1995 and became board certified in workers’ compensation in 2011.  Since becoming a member of the firm, she has practiced exclusively in the defense of workers’ compensation cases and she manages the workers’ compensation division of the firm’s Tampa office.  In addition, she is admitted and licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey, with admission to the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. 

Practice Areas:

Admitted to Practice:

  • Florida, 1995
  • New Jersey, 1996
  • New York, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1996

Education:

  • Touro College Jacob D.Fuchsberg Law Center,Juris Doctorate, 1994
    • Dean’s List
    • Health and Law Society
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 1989
    • National Honor Society for Nursing – Sigma Theta Tau
    • Volunteer, Community Hospital of Western Suffolk

Honors & Awards:

  • Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation, Florida, 2011
  • AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Representative Experience:

  • Rangel v. J. Sanchez Contractors/USIS
    • The Judge of compensation claims denied the claimant’s claim forpermanent total disability benefits.

  • Baker v. Network Synergy, Inc./Summit/Florida Retail Federation, SIF
    • The claimant was not found to have suffered any compensable accident leading to an injury in the course and scope of employment, while employed for Network Synergy.

  • Sanderfer v. Accord Human Resources d/b/a Freedom Optimum Health Care/Lumberman’s Underwriting Alliance Claims Service
    • The industrial accident was found to no longer be the major contributing cause of the claimant’s need for the treatment sought.