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Springfield, IL



  • Michigan State University College of Law, M. J., 2017
  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., 2017
  • St. Norbert College, B.A. in History and Philosophy, magna cum laude, 2014


  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central District, and Southern Districts of Illinois

Practice Description

Katelyn E. Hall specializes in civil litigation, with a wide breadth of experience in different types of civil litigation. She has served as defense counsel in numerous jurisdictions across the State of Illinois and is experienced in handling environmental, healthcare, and personal injury matters. She also has experience with laws involving data privacy and security, employment and labor, intellectual property, insurance litigation, and white-collar defense. In addition, she has experience handling mediations and negotiations. Hall served as part of the Illinois Supreme Court Pro Bono Criminal Appeals Program, where she handled the appeal of a second-degree murder case.

Previously, Hall was as an Assistant Public Defender for Sangamon County. In that capacity, she handled cases of juvenile abuse and neglect, juvenile delinquency, and adult felony matters.

Bar/Professional Associations

  • Central Illinois Women’s Bar Association
    • Executive Board (2019-present)
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Lincoln-Douglass Inn of Court
  • Sangamon County (Illinois) Bar Association

Awards, Honors & Distinctions

  • Leadership Springfield graduate (2021)

Law School Honors/Involvement

  • Faculty Scholarship (full tuition)
  • Moot Court
    • Team Captain, Saul Lefkowitz Trademark
  • Teaching Assistant

Published Legal Writing

  • “Restrictive Covenants: Illinois’ Amended Freedom to Work Act has Serious Impact on Responsibilities of Both Employers and Employees,” HeplerBroom Blog (February 22, 2022). (This blog post can be read here.)

Legal Lectures & Presentations

  • “Non-Fungible Tokens: The Future of Intellectual Property Litigation,” Central Illinois Women’s Bar Association (2021).