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Kathleen A. Kelley

Chicago Office

Kathleen A. Kelley concentrates her practice in litigation matters, including insurance and health care fraud and other complex commercial disputes. She has significant experience handling a wide range of federal and state commercial litigation matters, including cases involving alleged fraud, business torts, breach of contract, consumer protection class action, shareholder disputes, breach of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, negligence and tortious interference.

After graduation from the University of Illinois, Kathleen worked for a year as a consultant for a large accounting firm. She is a registered certified public accountant.

While attending law school, Kathleen she served as an editor of the University of Illinois Law Review. She received CALI Excellence Awards in Real Estate Transactions and Illinois Procedure and Evidence, and the Rickert Award for Excellence in Writing. Kathleen also earned a spot on the Invitational Team and Moot Court Bench for the Frederick Green Moot Court, which became moot due to early graduation.

Shown below is a selection of Kathleen’s engagements.


Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Illinois, 2009–2012, 2014–2019
February 1, 2011
"Thompson v. Gordon: Illinois Supreme Court Rectifies Second District's Imposition of Extra-Contractual Duties and Revisits Rules of Contract Interpretation," IICLE Civil Litigation Flash Points Series
February 1, 2010
"Matejczyk v. City of Chicago: Appellate Court Revisits the Doctrine of Res Judicata and Exceptions to the Claim-Splitting Rule," IICLE Civil Litigation Flash Points Series
Kathleen A. Kelley


  • JD, University of Illinois College of Law, cum laude
  • BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin


Super Lawyers Rising Stars
Illinois, 2009–2012, 2014–2019
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  • Auxiliary Board of Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Coordinated Advice & Referral Program for Legal Services (CARPLS), Associate Board


  • Spanish
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