Rising Stars in Law: Katelyn Pellitteri

Class of 2022

  • Category: BizTimes Milwaukee
  • Number of years working in your current industry: 5
  • Undergrad degree/university: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), summa cum laude; Justice Studies
  • Graduate degree/university: Emory University School of Law, Juris Doctor (J.D.)

As a senior associate in the corporate practice group for Milwaukee-based Michael Best & Friedrich, Katelyn Pellitteri assists public and private companies with a variety of corporate and transactional matters, including corporate governance, business structuring, mergers and acquisitions, securities, tax and succession planning. 

Additionally, she works closely with Michael Best’s health care practice to help health industry clients navigate governance, transactional and information security matters.

“Outside of her practice, Katelyn has become a strong female leader within Michael Best,” said David Krutz, firm managing partner. “In the past 18 months, Katelyn has served as a formal mentor to two summer associates and two first-year associates, a significant time commitment but one that Katelyn feels is incredibly important to each individual’s success as well as the firm’s.”

Pellitteri is also an active member in Michael Best’s Women’s Development Group and regularly supports the firm’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. She was one of two Michael Best lawyers recently selected to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s Pathfinder Program.

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