Public Relations Manager
Kate Barth is responsible for the overall management of the firm's public relations department, including media relations and media training, article placements, external firmwide communications and crisis communications.
Within the last four years, she won seven PR awards including a national LMA Your Honor Award (2011). Barth has successfully pitched and received significant news coverage in top-tier news outlets including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Chicago Tribune, Tampa Tribune, St. Petersburg Times, Florida Trend, Tampa Bay Business Journal, National Law Journal and other business and trade-related outlets.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Barth worked in the PR department of an AmLaw 100 firm. Her professional experience spans from working as a journalist, working at a PR and Marketing agency, and working at corporations and law firms. She is a graduate of Arizona State University’s nationally recognized Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications.
- Panelist, “Top Four Public Relations and Communications Trends for 2015,” Legal Marketing Association Southeastern Regional Conference, Nashville, TN (October 17, 2014)
- Panelist, "How to Communicate in a Crisis," Legal Marketing Association Tampa Bay Chapter, Tampa, FL (September 11, 2013)
- Moderator, “Getting the Word Out: A Media Panel Discussion with Tampa Bay Reporters,” Legal Marketing Association Tampa Bay Chapter, Tampa, FL (June 28, 2012)
- Speaker, “What is in your legal PR toolbox? Key tools and tips for effective PR and media pitching,” Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference, Dallas, TX (March 13, 2012)
- Speaker, “The Anatomy of an Effective Pitch: Tips for Increasing Visibility Through Proactive Media Pitching,” Florida Public Relations Association Central West Coast Chapter, Sarasota, FL (March 22, 2011)
- Recipient of the Florida Public Relations Association Central West Coast Chapter Image Award (2012)
- Recipient of the Legal Marketing Association’s Your Honor Awards (2011)
- Recipient of the Florida Public Relations Association Central West Coast Chapter Grand Image Award (2010)
- Recipient of the Florida Public Relations Association Central West Coast Chapter Image Award (2010)
- Recipient of the Florida Public Relations Association Central West Coast Chapter Judges’ Award (2010)
- Recipient of the Florida Public Relations Association Golden Image Award (2008)
- Recipient of the Florida Public Relations Association Central West Coast Chapter Award of Distinction (2008)
- Member, United Way’s Women’s Initiative of Volusia County (Power of the Purse) (2014 to Present)
- Member, Public Relations Society of America (2006 to Present)
Co-Chair, Publicity Committee, Tampa Bay Chapter
- Member, Legal Marketing Association (2011 to Present)
Publicity Chair, Tampa City Group
Judge, Southeastern Chapter Your Honor Awards (2011)
- Member, Florida Public Relations Association (2006 to 2010)
Director, Image Awards, Central West Coast Chapter (2008 to 2009)