Faculty Biography

Katherine Pothier

Adjunct Professor of Law

  • JD, 1992, Rutgers University
  • BA, 1989, Rutgers University

Areas of Expertise

Professor Pothier teaches in the area of sports law.

Professional Experience

Pothier is partner at Wilson Turner Kosmo, LLP in San Diego, where she represents and defends regional enterprises and national Fortune 500 companies. She also served as executive vice president and general counsel for the San Diego Padres. Prior to joining the Padres, she worked as a trial lawyer at the law firm of Coughlan, Semmer & Lipman.

Honors and Affiliations

Pothier was recognized in SD METRO Movers to Watch in 2011. In 2008 and 2010, the San Diego Daily Transcript designated Pothier as one of San Diego’s Top Corporate Counsel. She serves as a board member for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and for the San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program. Pothier is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, the Sports Lawyer Association, and the Lawyer’s Club of San Diego.

Spring 2015 Classes

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