Kelsey Smith Litigation attorney at Hahn Loeser

Kelsey L. Smith

Kelsey Smith Litigation attorney at Hahn Loeser
Kelsey L. Smith

200 West Madison Street
Suite 2700
Chicago, Illinois 60606

Primary Practices

Kelsey L. Smith is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Area and has experience with commercial litigation, including business and corporate disputes, construction litigation, malpractice, intellectual property matters, cryptocurrency matters and condominium disputes. She has managed cases throughout all phases of litigation, in both state and federal court, including drafting pleadings, directing discovery, and drafting and arguing dispositive motions. Kelsey also has experience with corporate law, including drafting shareholder agreements, reviewing asset acquisition agreements, advising clients regarding compliance, and drafting a variety of commercial contracts.

Professional History

  • Associate, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2021 – present
  • Associate, Patterson Law Firm, 2020 – 2021
  • Law Clerk, Patterson Law Firm, 2018 – 2020
  • Guardian ad Litem, Loyola University Community Center, 2019 – 2020
  • Membership Manager, International Association of Defense Counsel, 2016 -2018
  • Account Executive, YELP!, 2015 – 2016



Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2020

Honors & Activities: Dean’s List Fall 2017 – Spring 2020, Thomas More Merit Scholar Recipient, John R. Jozwiak School of Law Quasi-Endowed Scholarship Recipient, Loyola Consumer Law Review, Staff Editor, Doctrinal Academic Tutor for first year Property and Criminal Law classes Fall 2018- Fall 2019


University of Michigan, B.A., with honors, International Studies and Political Science, 2015

Honors & Activities: Kappa Alpha Pi Alpha Chapter Pre-Law Society; Director of Social Relations, Universidad de Salamanca Summer Spanish Program (2013), Research Assistant to Professor William S. Lovejoy, University of Michigan School of Business, Research Assistant to Professor Michael S. Barr, University of Michigan Law School

Bar Admissions

State of Illinois, 2021


Northern District of Illinois, 2021