We are pleased to announce the promotion of Kathlyn Hufstetler to the position of Partner and Head of the Property Tax Division, effective January 22, 2024. This promotion is a recognition of Kathlyn's exceptional legal acumen, dedication to client success, and significant contributions to the firm's growth.
About Kathlyn Hufstetler:
Kathlyn joined Patel Gaines in 2015 as a law clerk, steadily progressing through the ranks to become a Senior Associate and Junior Partner With an unwavering commitment to excellence, Kathlyn has played a pivotal role in expanding the firm's footprint in the legal landscape. Her journey with the firm reflects not only her professional prowess but also her dedication and loyalty, having been an integral part of Patel Gaines since February 2015.
Kathlyn earned her law degree at St. Mary’s University, where she was involved in the Woman's Law Association, Phi Delta Phi, St Mary's Law Journal, and Mock Trial. Kathlyn attended the University of Texas–Pan American and earned her bachelor’s degree in business management
Expertise in Property Tax Matters:
In her new role as Head of the Property Tax Division, Kathlyn will lead the firm's efforts in providing unparalleled expertise in property tax law. With a keen understanding of the complexities surrounding property taxation, Kathlyn is poised to guide clients through ever-evolving legal landscapes and contribute to the firm's reputation as a leader in this field. Patel Gaines has continually been recognized as a premier Property Tax Litigation Firm and this promotion highlights PG’s commitment towards growing its presence in exemption, special appeals, and all other areas of litigation.
Firm Growth and Vision:
Kathlyn's promotion aligns seamlessly with Patel Gaines' commitment to growth and innovation. As a full partner, she will continue to contribute to the firm's strategic vision, providing valuable insights and leadership to maintain our position at the forefront of the legal industry.