Kathryn Katz, 32

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

Kathryn KatzAs a partner in Honigman's Trusts and Estates department Kathryn is responsible for various roles within the law firm, including counseling clients on aspects of estate and wealth planning and counseling individuals and families on establishing and achieving philanthropic goals. In 2014, Kathryn worked on a team enlisted by the DIA to save the assets of the museum and create a perpetual trust for its assets to benefit people of Michigan during the Detroit bankruptcy proceedings. She was named Vice Chair of Honigman's Community Involvement Committee where she provides input in the organizations that her firm chooses to support.

She was honored by the Legal Aid and Defender Association for her outstanding pro bono work in 2012 and 2014. Kathryn was featured in the State Bar of Michigan's "A Lawyer Helps" for a project involving the securing of benefits for a child with special needs through the use of a special needs trust. For over four years she's served as a board member to JARC and the Detroit Institute of Arts Founders Junior Council. She is advisory committee member to Michigan Community Resources. Kathryn received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her juris doctorate from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.

The information presented here was accurate as of January 1, 2016.