Kathryn   Pettit


Phone: 484.531.1706
Fax: 484.531.1735
Mailing: 401 Plymouth Road ,
Suite 100 , Plymouth Meeting , PA   19462


Kathryn E. Pettit, an associate in the firm’s suburban Philadelphia office, focuses her practice on construction law. Before becoming an attorney, Ms. Pettit received her Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from Syracuse University. She brings her technical background and perspective to the representation of her clients.

Ms. Pettit has counseled and represented owners, construction managers, contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals in all phases of construction projects. She has experience representing clients in disputes arising from a wide array of construction projects, including both private and public. She has litigated numerous construction claims, from the owner, contractor, and design professional's perspectives, in state and federal court, as well as arbitrations. Ms. Pettit also has extensive experience representing homeowners in suits against the builders of their properties due to building envelope defects, including stucco defects.

Ms. Pettit has experience litigating in Pennsylvania and New Jersey courts, as well as related appellate and federal courts.


Practice Areas

Education & Admissions

  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2011
  • Syracuse University, B.S. Civil Engineering
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey


  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
  • National Association of Women in Construction, Philadelphia Chapter


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Kathryn E. Pettit, a construction law attorney with Offit Kurman, has been elected vice president of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Metal Building Contractors & Erectors Association (MBCEA).

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