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Kathleen E. Koppenhoefer

Principal
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Deputy Group Leader
Immigration Section Leader

Offices

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Education

University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 2003

Albion College, B.A. 2000

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals

  • Seventh Circuit
  • Ninth Circuit 

U.S. District Courts

  • Northern District of Illinois
  • Eastern District of Michigan

Kate Koppenhoefer's practice focuses on the representation of entities and individuals in business tort, complex commercial, and intellectual property disputes. 

She routinely litigates matters relating to non-compete agreements and trade secrets. Kate has represented financial institutions, lenders and creditors in connection with FDCPA, TILA, ECOA and FHA. She also has significant experience representing employers in discrimination lawsuits.

Kate also oversees Miller Canfield’s Immigration group, assisting clients with employment-based immigration issues in a wide variety of industries including, but not limited to, biotechnology, health care, automotive, engineering and information technology.

Representative Matters

Honors

Albion College, B.A., magna cum laude

Illinois Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, Rising Star 2009-present

Professional Activities

Illinois State Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

Publications

"Uncontrollable Deviant Behavior: How Can Care-Giving Employers Manage the Risk of Their Employees Being Sexually Harassed by Residents in Their Care?," Health Lawyers News, May 2007

"2005 Update on Workplace Privacy Law," Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association(Contributor)

"2004 Update on Workplace Privacy Law," Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association (Contributor)

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