Mitchell B. Katten
Partner

PH: (312) 663.4457                  
FX: (312) 663.0900
mkatten@kattentemple.com

Mitchell B. Katten has experience in trial and appellate litigation and counseling practice. He represents corporate and individual clients in all aspects of commercial litigation. He has exprience with complex litigation in state and federal court.

Education:
Lawrence University in 1984
Washington University Law School in St. Louis in 1988

Admitted:
Illinois
Illinois, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Illinois, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
Seventh Circuit U.S. Courts of Appeals

Practice Focus:
Commercial Litigation

Professional Experience:

  • Tried six cases to verdict and argued two appeals in Seventh Circuit and seven state court appeals
  • Lead counsel for plaintiffs in $10,000,000 class action settlement in Circuit Court of Macon County
  • Lead counsel for plaintiff in two week jury trial that resulted in $1,700,000 jury verdict in Circuit Court of Cook County
  • Counsel for Owens Corning in product liability actions
  • First or second chair in eight federal court trials, one state court trial, ten hearings for injunctive relief, administrative hearings and one Seventh Circuit Argument
  • Drafted forty-five appellate briefs and appeared in fifteen appellate court oral arguments on behalf of indigent defendants convicted of felonies
Professional Speaking:
  • Chicago Bar Association – Litigating the Legal Malpractice Case, June 2014

  • Chicago Bar Association – An Employer's Responsibility for its Private Investigator's Investigation of its Employees. A Case Study of Lawlor v. North American Corp., 983 N.E. 2d 414 (Ill. 2012), February 2014
Memberships and Activities:
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society –Chicago Chapter, Board of Trustees

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