Kate Williams* focuses her practice on all aspects of corporate due diligence, including commercial real estate, mergers and acquisitions, health care and life sciences, and privacy and data security.

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  • Represented a private equity-backed health care system operator in a $1.25 billion transaction which involved the acquisition of real estate interests in nine acute care hospitals and numerous ancillary owned and leased properties under a complex tax-driven master lease and mortgage loan structure
  • Represented a private equity-backed health care system operator, in connection with its $301 million transaction which involved the acquisition all of the personal property and operations related to eight hospitals in various locations
  • Represented one of the world’s largest specialty chemical companies in the $3.8 billion acquisition of the performance materials division of an American international corporation whose principal business is selling gases and chemicals for industrial uses

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  • American Bar Association, editor of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law (RPTE) section’s E-Report; Office Leasing Committee, vice chair; Workouts, Foreclosures, and Bankruptcies Committee, vice chair; Securitization and Finance Committee, past vice chair; past RPTE fellow
  • Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens located in the Prairie District of South Loop, council member


John Marshall Law School, LLM, 2007
John Marshall Law School, JD, with distinction, 2005
DePaul University, BA, 1999


Courts / Agencies
US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Illinois Supreme Court