Kathleen advises public and private companies in matters related to private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and financing and lending transactions. She also counsels new and emerging companies spanning a broad range of industries through every stage of development. 

Prior to joining Taft, Kathleen served as a commercial lending and finance associate for prominent firms in Cleveland and Chicago.

Kathleen holds a B.A., cum laude with honors, from The Ohio State University. She earned her J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School. Kathleen is admitted to practice in Ohio and Illinois.


  • University of Chicago Law School (2018)
  • The Ohio State University (2015)

    cum laude


  • State - Ohio
  • State - Illinois

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association