Biography of Katie Phang; MSNBC Legal Contributor and Correspondent

Who is Katie Phang

Katie S. Phang is a trial attorney and legal analyst for MSNBC and NBC and also hosts her show ‘The Katie Phang Show’ on MSNBC. She is a founding partner of Phang Feldman and served as adjunct professor of litigation skills at the University of Miami School of Law.

While growing up she trained in piano and violin, and took lessons at the UM Frost School of Music. While at Yale University she joined a collegiate a cappella singing group.

Katie Phang Age

Phang is 48 years old, she was born in 1975 and celebrates her birthday on August 1.

Katie Phang Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Katie Phang Education

Phang was an undergraduate student at Yale University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in political science. She also studied foreign languages, international relations and American government.

She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law. While there she took many courses while working several jobs. She loved trial work and took part in many mock trials and moot court.

Katie Phang Parents

Katie is the daughter of Jean and Dr. Michael Phang. She was brought up alongside her brother, David Phang.

Her mother is a retired nurse while  her father, Dr. Michael, was a former dean of the University of Miami’s College of Engineering before his death on June 16, 2019. He was born in Seoul, South Korea before immigrating to the United States at the age of 19. He graduated from Gonzaga University with a Bachelor of Science degree and obtained his aster’s Degree from Washington State University, he obtained his Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic University in Civil Engineering.

Katie Phang Nationality

Kathleen is an American national. She was born in New York and lived in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She has been heard saying she is “a first-generation American.”

Katie Phang Ethnicity

Phang is of Asian ethnicity.

Katie Phang Jonathan Feldman

Katie is married Jonathan S. Feldman, who is a commercial litigator that focuses on business disputes, professional malpractice and insolvency matters. He is a founder and partner at Phang Feldman. He received his J.D. from the Emory University School of Law. He is a former litigator at Perlman, Bajandas, Yevoli & Albright, P.L.

Katie Phang Daughter

Phang and her husband Jonathan are parents to daughter named Charlotte who was born in 2015.

Katie Phang Attorney

Phang is a trial attorney specializing in commercial litigation,family law, real estate litigation, hospitality litigation, and criminal defense & special investigations. She over 20 years of trial experience. She is a founder and partner at Phang Feldman alongside her husband Jonathan.

After receiving her Law degree she became a prosecutor on Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle’s team. She specialized in trying misdemeanors and left several years later as a division chief, trying capital homicide cases. She then joined Broward State Attorney Michael J. Satz’s office in Fort Lauderdale.

She co-founded Arrastia, Capote & Phang, LLP, a minority-owned law firm in 2012, where she handled commercial litigation cases for major corporate clients, as well as small business owners and individuals.

In January 2015, she joined Berger Singerman becoming the only female litigation partner in the Miami office. Her practice included business torts, contract breaches, restrictive covenants and other commercial matters, assisting both local and national companies.

She has been awarded the AV-Preeminent Rating in Litigation, Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, & Family Law, and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer and Top Lawyer in Corporate and Business Law for several years.

She authored and edited the 10th Edition of the “Florida Practitioner’s Guide: Civil Trial Preparation”, which is “designed to guide the attorney through all phases of trial preparation, from interviewing the client to preparing the closing argument and jury instructions.’

Katie is also a media relations and crisis management consultant. She provides strategic communications guidance through times of crisis. Through her legal and media experience, she creates and executes imminent event horizon and long-term plans to prepare for an expected crisis or to handle a current one. She also provides media training for television, radio, and digital media appearances.

Katie Phang University of Miami

Katie is an Adjunct Professor of Litigation Skills at the University of Miami School of Law and is a recent Past-President of the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. She is the Chair of a Florida Bar Grievance Committee and is a Presidential Appointee to the Board of Directors of the University of Miami Law Alumni Association.

Katie Phang MSNBC

Phang is a legal analyst for MSNBC and NBC since 2017. She began working as a legal analyst at WFOR-TV.She has also provided her legal expertise on FOX News.

The Katie Phang Show

Kathleen hosts The Katie Phang Show on MSNBC which also airs on Peacock since March 2022.  The show airs on Saturday at 12pm ET. It sheds light on the intersection of law, politics and culture on the local and national levels. She features interviews with the nation’s top newsmakers.

Katie Phang Salary

Her annual base salary as a legal contributor is estimated to range between $80K – $85k USD.

Katie Phang Net worth

She has an estimated net worth of $7 million.

Katie Phang Social Media

Instagram: @katiephang

X: @KatiePhang

LinkedIn: Katie S. Phang 

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