Katharine brings a wealth of knowledge and practical experience to her role as an associate. As a member of the Chicago office, she works with litigation attorneys on a variety of matters.

As a law student, Kat served as a summer clerk for Porter Wright, working on ongoing litigation, including product liability and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) claims. She also worked as a legal intern at an engineering firm, researching and composing memos on Illinois gaming legislation licensing requirements. In addition, Kat served as editor-in-chief of the University of Illinois Law Review from 2020-2021.

Prior to joining the firm, Kat worked as a legal assistant in international arbitration and disputes as well as emerging growth and capital market matters.


  • University of Illinois College of Law  (J.D., magna cum laude, 2021)
  • Carleton College  (B.A., cum laude, 2013)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • Spanish, fluent
  • French, conversational