Katelyn Babson is an associate attorney based in the Raleigh office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, where she focuses her practice in workers’ compensation defense.  A Raleigh native, Katelyn defended insurance carriers and employers throughout the state before returning to her hometown to work for CSH.

Katelyn earned her law degree from Campbell University School of Law, where she was the recipient of the prestigious Dean’s Scholarship. While in law school, she served as a Senior Staff Writer for the Law Observer. Upon graduation in 2014, Katelyn received the NC Advocates for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Award for her excellence in litigation. Prior to law school, Katelyn graduated cum laude from University of North Carolina Wilmington with degrees in Political Science and English.

Katelyn serves as the Ambassador for the Triangle, NC Chapter of the Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation. The AWWC is a national organization of engaged female leaders committed to discussing challenges and emerging trends in the Workers’ Compensation industry. Katelyn leads the Triangle Chapter in furthering the organization’s goal of providing an environment that allows for open dialogue on industry-specific topics resulting in idea sharing, problem-solving, and networking.

Most Recent Posts


CSH Law Team Participates in Kick It 4 Kids Tournament

A team from Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law) participated in the Kick It 4 Kids kickball tournament on Oct. 26.  This fundraising event was held at Middle Creek Park in Apex and included members of the Triangle business community.… Read More


Realizing Retiree Comp Rates

When using an AWW from employment other than that which caused the injury is actually appropriate. Plaintiff was last injuriously exposed to asbestos… Read More


Katelyn Babson Appointed AWWC Ambassador

Katelyn Babson | Workers' Comp Attorney Raleigh

Katelyn Babson, an attorney in the Raleigh office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, was recently nominated to serve as the Ambassador for the Triangle Chapter of the Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation (AWWC).  She was appointed to the position in April 2018. … Read More