Kathryn Running is an associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Litigation & Trial Department.

Ms. Running advocates on behalf of clients in high-stakes litigation involving complex matters of law.  Her representations have involved a range of practice areas in both federal and state court, including complex commercial litigation, consumer class actions, and copyright infringement.

Ms. Running also maintains an active pro bono practice, most recently defending the constitutional rights of a non-profit organization in a lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Corrections.

Before joining Latham, Ms. Running worked as a litigation associate at an international law firm in Washington, D.C. and clerked for Judge John M. Rogers of the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. During law school, she served as an online articles editor for the University of Chicago Law Review and as an International Human Rights Summer Fellow in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois


  • JD, University of Chicago Law School, 2018
    with honors
  • BA in Philosophy, University of Chicago, 2014
    with General and Departmental Honors