Katharine Gainer

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Katharine Gainer

Katharine Gainer


Katharine Gainer is an associate in our Chicago Office.

Katharine graduated from Purdue University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminology. She then earned her J.D. from The John Marshall School of Law in 2013.

Katharine was admitted to the Illinois State Bar in 2014. She was also admitted to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, General Bar in 2014.

She is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association. Katharine’s legal career has primarily focused on zealously representing employers and insurance carriers in the defense of workers’ compensation and subrogation matters before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, Circuit and Appellate Courts.

In her free time, Katharine enjoys spending time with her husband and son and playing outdoors with her dog Teddy.


(312) 822-0040


(312) 321-1114




  • The John Marshall School of Law, J.D. (2013)
  • Purdue University, B.A. (2009)

Admitted To Practice:

  • Illinois State Bar (2014)
  • S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, General Bar (2014)

Professional Affiliation:

  • Illinois Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association