Katherine Letcher Tressler LLP

Letcher, Katherine F. Associate

Letcher, Katherine F. Associate

Practice Focus

Kate is a member of the firm’s litigation group and a committed courtroom lawyer. Her practice focuses on the representation of business owners, officers, directors and professionals in a wide range of business and professional liability litigation. As an experienced advocate, she represents clients in litigation in state and federal courts across the country. Kate’s experience in conflict resolution includes the representation of clients in alternative dispute resolution formats including mediation and arbitration.

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

    ABA Business Law Section, Business and Commercial Litigation Committee
    Public Service and Pro Bono Committee, Chair
    Women’s Commercial and Business Advocates Committee, Vice Chair

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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