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Kate Conway
Trial Lawyer
Power Rogers

Kathryn “Kate” Conway is a trial lawyer with the Chicago law firm of Power Rogers, LLP, where she represents individuals and their families in personal injury and wrongful death actions, including medical malpractice, premises liability, product liability, automobile, and transportation negligence cases. She has successfully tried cases in both state and federal court and has helped recover millions of dollars for her clients, including a recent $6.45 Million recovery for the family of a woman who died due to complications from a cardiac procedure.

In 2019, Kate was named one of the Law Bulletin’s 40 attorneys under 40 to watch. Kate has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star every year since 2014, and an Illinois Emerging Lawyer every year since 2015. In 2020, Kate was named one of the top 10 Emerging Women Lawyers in the State of Illinois. Kate is active in several bar associations and is serving as the President of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois for the 2020-21 bar term. Kate also serves on the Board of Managers of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, as a council member of the Illinois State Bar Association, and as a member of Loyola University Chicago School of Law’s Alumni Board of Governors.

Kate graduated from Loyola’s School of Law with Certificate in Advocacy. During law school, she earned numerous awards related to trial practice and appellate advocacy, including the Friedman Award for Outstanding Performance in Trial Practice, Loyola’s Intra-School Moot Court Competition Best Oralist Award, National Runner-up in the Child Welfare & Adoption Law Moot Court Competition, and the Second Best Oralist Award in the Welfare & Adoption Law Moot Court Competition.


  • 02:56 Psychology Background and Desire to Help People
  • 07:16 Top Challenges Presented From Being A Woman Trial Lawyer
  • 23:04 First Medical Malpractice Case Ran Solo
  • 41:03 Tips For Other Female Trial Lawyers
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