Kathleen Przywara is a Litigation & Dispute Resolution associate in Mayer Brown's Chicago office. Kathleen’s practice focuses primarily on complex commercial litigation before state and federal courts and on matters related to white collar defense and compliance. Kathleen also has significant experience in the defense of consumer-based litigation, particularly in the financial services industry. She joined the firm in 2012.
Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Kathleen served as a staff attorney for the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. In that capacity, she worked for every judge on the court by researching and drafting memoranda, orders, and opinions in a high volume of appeals involving constitutional law, civil procedure, criminal procedure and sentencing, habeas corpus, and prisoners’ rights, among other things. While in law school, she served as an extern for the Honorable Ruben Castillo, now Chief Judge of the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Kathleen graduated summa cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2010 where she served on the executive editorial board of the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal and as the editor of the Law Journal’s Special Symposium Issue.