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Mikalia M. Kott, Associate

Mikalia M. Kott


Mikalia M. Kott is an associate at Herman, Herman & Katz. Ms. Kott represents plaintiffs in a variety of personal injury and product liability cases in both state and federal courts. Ms. Kott joined Herman, Herman & Katz in 2012 and has handled numerous mass tort cases involving defective pharmaceutical products, including the Transvaginal Mesh, Tylenol, Testosterone, Zofran, Granuflo/NaturaLyte, and Morcellator litigations. She also worked with clients on their claims in the BP Gulf Oil Spill litigation.

Ms. Kott has experience litigating product liability cases against manufacturers of various types of dangerous products. When consumers purchase dangerous products online from websites such as, the product manufacturer is often difficult to locate and hold accountable. Ms. Kott has pursued claims against other parties in the supply chain, including Amazon, for their role in bringing dangerous, defective products to U.S. consumers.

Ms. Kott graduated from Louisiana State University in 2000 where she received her Bachelor of Science in Geography. At LSU, Ms. Kott was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Golden Key National Honor Societies. After graduation, she traveled internationally and served with Ameri*Corps VISTA as a Volunteer Coordinator for Habitat for Humanity St. Tammany West. Ms. Kott attended the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law on a scholarship and received her J.D. in 2005. She was a member of the Moot Court Board and was a semi-finalist in ATLA National Mock Trial Competition.

After law school, Ms. Kott clerked for the Hon. Herbert L. Stern, III, in Denver District Court. Ms. Kott prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases as a Deputy District Attorney in the Denver District Attorney’s office where she received The People Are Ready Award for bringing the greatest number of misdemeanor cases to trial.

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