Kaitlin M. Gurney

Kaitlin M. Gurney


Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4990    Fax: 215.981.4750


Kaitlin M. Gurney is an associate with Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. Ms. Gurney is a member of the White Collar Litigation and Investigation Practice Group, and focuses her practice on media law, complex commercial disputes, and white collar criminal defense.

Ms. Gurney represents newspapers and other media companies in defending lawsuits alleging defamation and invasion of privacy. She also provides advice to reporters and editors on a variety of issues affecting the newsroom, including access to courtrooms and documents.

In other cases, Ms. Gurney has worked for corporations and universities involved in breach of contract and intellectual property disputes. She also has represented pharmaceutical and health care companies in government investigations and litigation involving claims of fraud and abuse.

Ms. Gurney also worked as a reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer for more than six years, focusing on government, politics and environmental issues. As a reporter in the newspaper’s Trenton bureau, she covered New Jersey Governors Jon S. Corzine, Richard D. Codey, and James McGreevey. She also worked for the Charlotte Observer and the Raleigh News & Observer.


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2009, note/comment editor, Temple Law Review
  • B.A., Journalism and American Studies, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), 2000

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania


  • Hon. Paul S. Diamond: U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Practice Areas

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