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Kathleen J. Swan

Kathleen J. Swan

Quarles & Brady LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

Kathleen Swan is a partner in the Business Law Practice Group. Kathleen's practice focuses on corporate finance, venture capital, private equity, and institutional private placements. Kathleen has represented clients within a number of diverse industries, including health care, retail, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, and utilities operations. She has represented both venture capitalists and angels in connection with their respective purchases of common and preferred stock; institutional investors in connection with the purchase of both senior and subordinated secured and unsecured notes; and investment bankers in connection with the sale of several corporations.

Kathleen earned her J.D. degree from the University of Miami, where she was Articles and Comments Editor for the University of Miami International Law Review, a member of the Moot Court Board, and a member of the Society of Bar and Gavel. She earned her bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University. Kathleen lectures on entrepreneurship issues at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and participates in the New Venture Challenge. She is also a regular speaker for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.


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