Kathryn J. Wickenheiser

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in Peabody, Massachusetts

Thomas & Wickenheiser, LLC
Kathryn J. Wickenheiser
Thomas & Wickenheiser, LLC

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Massachusetts since: 2009

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021

Thomas & Wickenheiser, LLC

1R Newbury St
Suite 303B
Peabody, MA 01960 Visit website


Attorney Kathryn J. Wickenheiser is a partner with the Thomas & Wickenheiser, LLC, law firm, which has a main law office in Peabody, Massachusetts, and three other satellite offices in the region. A highly rated trial attorney with more than 11 years of legal experience, Ms. Wickenheiser devotes her practice to advocating on behalf of those who have suffered injuries or loss as the result of someone else's negligence.

Although she has significant experience handling all types of catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims, Ms. Wickenheiser focuses her practice primarily on claims arising from medical malpractice and nursing home abuse as well as pharmaceutical liability and defective medical devices. Over the course of her career fighting for the rights and entitlements of those in need, she has secured numerous substantial settlements and verdicts on behalf of plaintiff clients across her area, including several multimillion-dollar awards.

In recognition for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Wickenheiser has earned many top rankings from her peers. Of note, the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys voted her into the Top Ten Female Personal Injury Attorneys list in Massachusetts, and Boston Magazine selected her for inclusion into the “Top Women Attorneys in Massachusetts” list. She has also received the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys along with her other accolades, and she has received many testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

A graduate of St. Bonaventure University, Ms. Wickenheiser obtained her Juris Doctor from Southern New England School of Law in 2008. While there, she served as president, vice president and secretary of the Delta Theta Phi law fraternity, and she received the St. Thomas More scholarship along with its “Voice for Ethics” award. She also received other awards and honors for her exceptional academic achievements.

Active in her legal community, Ms. Wickenheiser is a member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, USA500 and the Massachusetts Bar Association, among her other professional affiliations.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

  • 90% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2009, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: https://www.thomaswicklaw.com/meet-us/kathryn-j-wickenheiser...

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • USA500
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts
  • Voice for Ethics, St. Thomas More award
  • Rising Star Super Lawyers, Massachusetts 
  • Ten Best Under 40 for client satisfaction by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2016 and 2017
  • Top Ten Female Personal Injury Attorneys in Massachusetts by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2019
  • Top Women Attorneys in Massachusetts in Boston Magazine
Educational Background:
  • St. Bonaventure University, BA

Office location for Kathryn J. Wickenheiser

1R Newbury St
Suite 303B
Peabody, MA 01960

Phone: 774-302-2300


2 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021

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