Kaitlin G. Klamann

Associate Chicago
katie.klamann dbr.com
Phone: (312) 569-1366 (312) 569-1366


Kaitlin G. Klamann counsels clients in complex litigation matters, particularly in relation to white collar investigations and general commercial litigation. She has experience working on each stage of a matter, from handling initial and pretrial disclosures and orders to collecting discovery to arguing motions at trial. Katie is a skilled writer who has crafted motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, Daubert motions, motions to reconsider, and dozens of motions in limine.

Katie also devotes time to pro bono work. She has worked on numerous section 1983 cases in federal court including a case that went to trial in February 2015. Katie has also worked with the American Civil Liberties Union to enforce a consent decree requiring the reform of the child welfare system in the state of Illinois.

Following her graduation from law school, Katie served as a judicial intern for the Hon. Jeffrey Gilbert, Magistrate Judge, for the Northern District of Illinois.


Public Interest Law Initiative Fellow, Cook County Public Guardian’s Office

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Bar Admissions

  • Illinois


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2014, Fordham Urban Law Journal – Editorial Board Member (2012–2013); Notes & Articles Editor (2013–2014)
  • The University of Chicago, B.A., 2010

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan


  • American Civil Liberties Union, Next Generation Board (May 2016–Present)