Kathryn Siegel advises and represents employers in matters of employment law and labor relations before federal and state courts, federal agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Labor Relations Board, and state employment agencies. She handles class action wage and hour matters and works with clients regarding employment discrimination and harassment in matters related to:

  • Title VII
  • The American with Disabilities Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Illinois Human Rights Act

She also has experience in labor relations, including arbitration, collective bargaining, union elections and unfair labor practice charges, and providing advice regarding the National Labor Relations Act.

In law school, Kathryn was founder of the Vanderbilt Labor and Employment Law Society.  After college, Kathryn took master’s coursework in French Literature and taught beginning French at Miami University. 

Professional & Community Affiliations


Labor and Employment Law Section

American Bar Association


Chicago Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

Labor Crisis: The NLRB Targets Nonunion and Union Employers, Significantly Expanding Its Reach During a Tumultuous Time

Association of Corporate Counsel, Chicago Chapter

May 20, 2013

Social Media and the Workplace

YLS Social Media and Web Development Committee - The Chicago Bar Association

March 9, 2012


  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2008
  • B.A., Miami University, 2004 cum laude


  • French

Bar Admission



  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio