Katherine A. Attebery

Katherine A. Attebery

Katie is a partner in Horwood Marcus & Berk's Business and Finance Group. She concentrates her practice on banking law and counsels the Firm's banking clients on both transactional and litigation matters. 

Katie has extensive experience representing banks and financial institutions in commercial construction, development, acquisition and asset-based loan transactions, including drafting and negotiating loan documents and conducting all related due diligence. She also regularly negotiates and documents commercial loan workouts and restructurings, including loan modification agreements, forbearance agreements, deed in lieu of foreclosure agreements and note purchase and sale agreements. Additionally, Katie represents secured creditors in commercial foreclosure and creditor's rights litigation.


  • Illinois Leading Lawyers, Banking and Financial Institutions Law (2018)
  • Illinois Emerging Lawyers, Banking and Financial Institutions Law (2015-2017)
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars Banking Law and Business Litigation (2011-2013)


  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association



Industries Served

  • Banking
  • Financial Services
  • Specialty Finance





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          • Contact Information
          • Bar Admissions
            • Illinois  (2007)
            • Northern District of Illinois  (2009)
          • Education
            • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2007
            • Miami University, B.S. Finance, 2000

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