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Katherine Fritzi Getz


Fritzi focuses her practice on representing financial institutions in the sale and acquisition of businesses, capital raising transactions, and in connection with the review and negotiation of business contracts, including a wide range of vendor agreements and Fintech arrangements and partnerships. She has experience advising clients on general corporate, strategic and regulatory matters. She also advises public companies on reporting obligations and has represented issuers in public and private offerings of equity and debt securities.

While in law school, she served as a judicial intern to the Honorable James E. Shadid, U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois.

During the fall of 2006, Fritzi participated in a foreign studies program at the University of Parma in Parma, Italy. She also spent nearly two years teaching English language to adults in Nagoya, Japan for a leading English-education corporation prior to attending law school.

Prior to joining the Firm, Fritzi was an associate in the corporate and securities department of a Chicago-based law firm. 

Representative Experience

Activities & Honors

  • Selected, Corporate Law, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (2021-2022)
  • Member at Large, Board of Directors, Lyric Young Professionals, Lyric Opera of Chicago
  • Member, Board of Directors, Project Onward
  • Articles Editor, Journal of Law Reform, University of Michigan Law School
  • President and Publicity Chair, the Federalist Society, University of Michigan Law School
  • Judicial Intern, Hon. James Shadid, U.S. District Court - Central District of Illinois

Speaking Engagements & Presentations

Articles & Publications



The University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2013

Boston College, B.A. in English, cum laude, 2008

University of Parma, Italy, Fall 2006

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of Illinois
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