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Katie J. Welch Associate

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2018

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 2018

University of Illinois, B.S., 2015

Katie Welch is a litigation associate in Dykema’s Chicago office where she is a member of Dykema’s Financial Industry Group and Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities Special Servicer Group. Katie’s practice includes representation of banks, credit unions, and special servicers in loan enforcement litigation and commercial foreclosure actions. Her litigation experience also includes contract disputes, landlord-tenant disputes, and post-judgment collection proceedings.

Prior to joining Dykema, Katie graduated from the University of Notre Dame Law School in May 2018. While in law school, Ms. Welch served as a judicial extern for the Honorable John Robert Blakey in the Northern District of Illinois. Ms. Welch also completed an externship with the City of South Bend Legal Department where she advised on various issues related to building code enforcement and zoning. In her final year of law school, Ms. Welch worked at the Notre Dame Clinical Law Center in the Community Development Clinic where she represented clients in obtaining status as 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations.