Katie Bethke represents private equity funds and their portfolio companies in formation and governance matters, M&A transactions, and other strategic transactions. She has experience in varying deal structures, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and restructurings. Katie is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Prior to law school, Katie played professional soccer for five years in the United States, Norway, Germany, and Sweden.
- University of Illinois (J.D. magna cum laude 2020; Order of the Coif; Managing Articles Editor, University of Illinois Law Review); Indiana University (M.B.A. 2016); University of Minnesota (B.A. in Communications 2012)
- Intern, Honors Program, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Spring 2020)
- Extern to Judge Marvin E. Aspen, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (Summer 2018)