Kate Dempster

Kate Dempster

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in Chicago, IL

Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry, LLP
 | 303 West Madison Street, Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-332-3900
Fax: 312-332-3908
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Insurance Coverage (50%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (40%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Ms. Dempster practices both insurance coverage and professional liability defense, counseling insurers and defending insureds around the country. She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Wisconsin, and admitted to the bars of the Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois, as well as the Northern District of Indiana. 

With respect to insurance, Ms. Dempster renders coverage opinions and advises and represents insurance companies in complex claim disputes and declaratory judgment actions in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Her coverage experience ranges from professional liability to property and casualty insurance, and encompasses primary as well as umbrella and excess layers of coverage. Ms. Dempster's litigation practice enhances her ability to render sound advice on liability and exposure considerations attendant to insurance claims.

Ms. Dempster also represents and counsels employers with respect to employment law matters, including responses to claims of employment discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliatory discharge, and violations of all major state and federal anti-discrimination statutes. She has extensive experience advocating for employers in administrative proceedings at both the state and federal levels, as well as in state and federal court. When necessary, Ms. Dempster protects the interests of employers in mediation, arbitration, and litigation relating to restrictive covenants, misappropriation of trade secrets, and a variety of other scenarios that arise in the employment context. 

About Kate Dempster

Admitted: 2009, Illinois

Professional Webpage: http://tlsslaw.com/profiles/katedempster/


  • Award for outstanding community service. , Concern & Care Award, Wayne/Winfield Area Youth/Family Services, 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Trial Advocacy Certificate, 2009

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Ms. Dempster serves as an officer on the Board of Directors for Wayne/Winfield Area Youth/Family Services (WAYS), a non-profit social services agency. Ms. Dempster also supports the Winfield Public Library by volunteering as a "Winfield Library Friend."

Industry Groups

  • Insurance
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Office Location for Kate Dempster

303 West Madison Street
Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60606

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Last Updated: 11/19/2018

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