Notable Women in Law: Kathryn Finerty

General counsel, Network Health Inc.

  • Category: Notable Women in Law
  • Number of years working in your current industry: 28
  • Number of years with your current company/firm: 3
  • Undergrad degree/university: University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Graduate degree/university: Marquette University Law School
  • Law degree/university: Juris Doctorate, cum Laude

Kathryn Finerty has nearly 30 years of experience practicing law. She has served as general counsel for Menasha-based Network Health Inc., since 2017. Network Health also has an office in Brookfield.

Prior to joining Network Health, Finerty served in a number of positions with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, most recently as associate general counsel. She was also the senior division and compliance counsel at Sensient Technology and an environmental law and litigation attorney at Davis & Kuelthau, S.C. in Milwaukee.

Finerty is committed to helping those in need throughout her community. She regularly provides a wide range of pro bono legal services for local small businesses who need her assistance and for the past seven years she has served as board member and treasurer for Lakeside Scholars Inc., in Milwaukee. The nonprofit organization supports at-risk youth athletes and helps them get college scholarships.

Finerty supported the founder of Lakeside Scholars to help the organization gain 501(c)(3) status. Lakeside has helped more than 40 program participants earn full or partial post-secondary education scholarships from Division I, II and III colleges across the country.

She serves as a mentor to other women leaders at Network Health.

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