Meet Our Team

We are more than
lawyers

We take great pride in the ethics and values we bring to both our professional and personal lives. We are more than lawyers. We are trusted business advisors, educators, and volunteers in our communities. We are also parents, sons and daughters, dog owners and little league coaches, supporters of the arts and marathon runners. Our firm culture is grounded in our relationships and the services we provide as members of our families, communities, and the legal profession.

Attorneys

Katharine Gainer


Katharine Gainer transitioned from a law clerk position at the firm to become an associate attorney. Since joining the firm, she has honed her negotiation and litigation skills concentrating her practice in the area of Workers’ Compensation.

Her case management responsibilities include initial case evaluation through arbitration and review; client reporting; research and drafting of legal memoranda; review and analysis of medical issues; settlement negotiations; and witness preparation and presentation.

Katharine regularly appears before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission and handles reviews of decisions to the Circuit Court.

    Education

    • The John Marshall School of Law, J.D. (2013)
    • Purdue University, B.A. (2009)

    Affiliations

    • Illinois Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association
    • Illinois State Bar Association

    Licenses and Admissions

    • Illinois State Bar (2014)
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, General Bar (2014)

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