Kary Payne is an associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins. Ms. Payne joined the firm in 2010 after graduating from Northwestern University School of Law, where she served as an Associate Editor for the Northwestern University Law Review. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Payne taught economics at Miami University and Xavier University.   

Ms. Payne is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois.

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • JD, Northwestern University School of Law, 2009
    cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • MA in Economics, Miami University, 2002
  • BA, Miami University, 2001
    cum laude