Honors / Recognition

Thomas A. Wiseman III Gail Vaughn Ashworth Byron R. Trauger
Margaret Moore Kimberly G. Silvus Michele T. Marsicano
Anthony C. Bills Brad Dowd Johnson Laney
Matthew Holman Megan Frazier Katie Koss

Katie Koss

ph: 615.254.1877
email: katie@watlawgroup.com

Katie Koss joined Wiseman Ashworth Trauger as an Associate Attorney in March 2024 upon her graduation from Loyola University School of Law. Through her didactic studies, Katie received both a Health Law Certificate as well as a Certificate in Compliance Studies, demonstrating her commitment to specializing in the intersection of healthcare and legal studies. Katie was a Health Law Fellow and supported clients in a Health Justice Clinic in Chicago, Illinois. She served as both an Associate Editor as well as a Senior Editor of the Health Law Journal at Loyola and was an active participant in multiple committees with the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys. Prior to, and during her law school experience, Katie served as an expert witness, specializing in home health and pediatric care, all while working full time as a nursing leader.

Prior to her law career, Katie enjoyed a robust career as a Registered Nurse. Katie began her nursing career in 2006 and was employed by Vanderbilt University Medical Center until she joined Wiseman Ashworth Trauger. Katie’s nursing experience encompassed pediatrics, emergency medicine, home health, urgent care, and ambulatory care. Katie led multiple teams through her nursing career and is certified as an ANCC Nurse Executive Advanced. Katie has demonstrated her commitment to excellence in healthcare by working with the Emergency Nurses Association as an editor for the Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse Review Manual, by partnering with the National Council of State Boards of Nursing to write NCLEX exam items, and by working with the American Nurses Credentialing Center in both the Pediatric Nursing Standard Setting Workgroup as well as an Item Writer for the Nurse Executive, Advanced, certification.

When not practicing law, Katie enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading voraciously, listening to live music, and trying out all the new restaurants that Nashville has to offer. Katie continues to enjoy travel to new and familiar places and she continues to seek out opportunities to impact change in her community.

Areas of Practice

  • Health Care Law
  • Mental Health Law
  • Health Care Operations
  • Tennessee, 2024
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • American Health Law Association
  • Middle Tennessee State University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2005
  • Vanderbilt University, Master of Nursing, 2012
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2024