Associates

Scott J. Kater

Chicago, IL (312) 422-4914 V card Print bio

General Info

Education

J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2016

B.A. in Political Science, Miami University, Oxford OH, 2013

  • Minors in Business Legal Studies, Management & Leadership, and Latin American Studies

Awards

Illinois, 2016

Overview

Scott J. Kater is an associate at Donohue Brown focusing on professional negligence defense, general liability defense, and product liability defense, and commercial litigation. He has experience representing clients in court as well as drafting memorandums, motions and other legal documents.

During law school, Mr. Kater was recognized with three CALI Awards for Academic Excellence in the areas of legal writing and advocacy.  He also participated in Moot Court, winning both the 2014 Appellate Lawyers’ Association competition and the 2015 Loyola Intraschool Competition. Mr. Kater also represented Loyola in the 2016 Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship Competition, where Loyola finished 5th overall and Mr. Kater was recognized as the country’s Third Best Speaker.

During law school, Mr. Kater served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Raymond W. Mitchell, Circuit Court of Cook County, Law Division.

Experience

Plaintiff v. Architect

11/01/2019

Client:

Defendant Architect

Outcome:

Plaintiff v. Defendant Bankruptcy and Appellate Attorney

10/04/2019

Client:

Outcome:

Verdict for Defense

Highlights

Off the court

Personal Information/Pro bono work

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