Kate Kanabay

Kate Kanabay

KATE KANABAY concentrates her practice in business planning for closely-held and middle-market businesses, with significant experience in manufacturing. Her experience includes corporate governance and transactional work, supply and other commercial agreements, litigation defense management and state dealer, franchise and licensing issues. Kate earned her B.A. and J.D. from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she practiced civil litigation for five years before joining the firm in 2001.


Areas of Concentration

  • Outside general counsel services
  • M&A an other corporate transactions
  • State motor vehicle dealer and licensing issues
  • Distributor, dealer, and franchise networks and documentation
  • Corporate structure planning and governance
  • Supply and other commercial agreements
  • Litigation defense management


Kate's Association


  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • National Waste & Recycling Association, Women's Council, Scholarship Committee, Co-chair


Industries Served





      • Contact Information
      • Bar Admissions
        • Wisconsin  (1996)
        • Illinois  (2001)
      • Education
        • Marquette University, J.D., 1996
        • Marquette University, B.A. in Psychology, 1993

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