Katherine (Katy) Spicer is a litigator who draws on her unique military background to help clients solve their complex legal issues. Katy represents clients in internal and government investigations, complex civil and criminal litigation, and international arbitration.

    Prior to joining Squire Patton Boggs in 2016, Katy served 14 years as an officer in the US Marine Corps. During her military career, she gained valuable experience as a supply officer, logistics officer, commander and leader, and lawyer. She deployed twice to Iraq and once to Afghanistan. Katy’s final military legal assignment on active duty was as the senior Marine prosecutor for the National Capital Region. Currently, Katy is a major in Marine Corps Reserves and presently serves as the reserve base staff judge advocate for Marine Corps Base Quantico.

    While in law school, Katy studied under the Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Institute, earning a litigation concentration certificate. She competed with the moot court trial and appellate teams, and was awarded the top student award for civil trial.

    Katy is a member of the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia.

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    • Defending a global construction company in a multibillion-dollar contract dispute.
    • Defending multifaceted companies that have been served with a third party and/or government subpoena(s).
    • Representation of the New Doha International Airport on a variety of contract matters. This multibillion-dollar project is Qatar's largest transportation infrastructure project to date.
    • Representation of a major US chemical company in multidistrict litigation involving claims for personal injury related to alleged groundwater contamination.
    • Defending health care fraud and money laundering investigations and prosecution in federal court.
    • Pro bono representation of service members requesting discharge upgrades.
    • Pro bono representation of a service member that was wrongfully convicted.


    • Michigan State University, J.D., cum laude
    • The Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, LL.M., Criminal Law
    • Florida State University, B.S.


    • District of Columbia, 2010

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Member, Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia

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