Katherine Letcher Tressler LLP

Letcher, Katherine F. Associate

Letcher, Katherine F. Associate

Practice Focus

Katherine F. Letcher is an associate in the Litigation practice. She focuses her practice on business litigation with an emphasis on business torts and defense of management and professional liability claims. In addition to the preparation of pleadings, discovery and motions, she appears regularly in state and federal courts. She is a regular contributor to firm publications concerning developments in the law.

Professional Background

While in law school at DePaul University College of Law, she participated on the Black Law Students Association’s mock trial team and volunteered at the domestic violence courthouse. During undergrad at DePaul University, in addition to pursuing a double major, she was a four-year Division I athlete in volleyball.

Kate is also an accomplished musician and is currently a member of the Chicago Bar Association Symphony Orchestra. Kate was recognized as an “Emerging Lawyer” by Leading Lawyers and was named a 2020 and 2021 Rising Star by the Illinois Super Lawyers. Kate was recently selected by her peers in the first edition of Best Lawyers in America©: Ones to Watch 2021. She is proud to be co-chair of Tressler's Diversity and Inclusion Committee and is engaged in both professional and personal activities involving women in the legal profession.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association Business Law Section
  • American Bar Association Women Business and Commercial Advocates Committee 
  • Vice President to the Publications Committee for the ABA Business Law Section Business and Corporate Litigation Committee
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • Chicago Bar Association Symphony Orchestra, Member
  • Women’s Bar Association, Member
  • Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Member


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