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Leah B. Patterson

Associate
+1.312.807.4265
Fax +1.312.827.8000
Leah Patterson is a first year associate in the Chicago office and a member of the corporate practice group. Her practice focuses on corporate and securities law, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, commercial contracts, secured and unsecured financing transactions, and general business matters for established and emerging companies.

Professional Background

Ms. Patterson was a summer associate in the Chicago office of K&L Gates in 2014. Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. Patterson served as an extern for Fairfax County Circuit Court Judge Michael F. Devine in Fairfax, Virginia.

While attending the University of Michigan Law School, Ms. Patterson was a research assistant for Professor Cindy Schipani at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and a research assistant for Professor Nicholas Howson at the University of Michigan Law School. There, she also participated in the Pediatric Advocacy Clinic, providing legal services to low-income families and individuals on matters focused on integrating legal advocacy into health care settings.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Women’s Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services