Kathryn is an experienced trial attorney who currently represents a variety of small businesses as well as Class I Railroad clients in tort and commercial litigation dealing with FELA, personal injury defense, employment, contract and environmental matters.

Kathryn joined DALEY MOHAN GROBLE from the City of Chicago Department of Law, where she developed extensive first-chair jury trial experience representing the City and its employees who had been sued in the course of their employment duties. She supervised and guided attorneys on discovery, motion and trial strategy, as well as actively litigated her own caseload from inception through resolution.

Kathryn has tried numerous cases to verdict in both state and federal venues. She has successfully briefed and presented several high-profile summary judgment motions that resulted in favorable rulings which were all upheld on appeal. Additionally, Kathryn has considerable experience negotiating and obtaining favorable settlements on behalf of her clients.

For the past several years, Kathryn has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law, where she teaches Introduction to Trial Advocacy, and as an Adjunct Instructor of Loyola University School of Law’s Intensive Trial Practice course. In these roles, Kathryn offers her trial experience and knowledge to second and third-year law students, as well as teaching American trial practice to international lawyers pursuing an LLM. Kathryn was also recently elected as President of the Board of Directors of an emerging arts-based nonprofit, Step Up Chicago Playwrights.


  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., magna cum laude, 1998
    • Double Major, English Literature and Japanese Studies


  • Illinois, 2001
  • Federal Trial Bar, 2007


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

With substantial trial experience, Kathryn effectively conveys her client’s position and good company story through persuasive trial technique.