Andrew G. Vaughn
Title/s: Partner - Katz & Stefani
Specialty Area: ChildLaw (Campus)
Andrew G. Vaughn is a partner at Katz & Stefani where his practice focuses on divorce for high net worth individuals such as celebrities, professional athletes, high level executives, and business owners.
Mr. Vaughn is a graduate of Augustana College (Class of 2003) where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Scandinavian Studies, English, and Political Science with an International Focus. While at Augustana College, Mr. Vaughn was nominated to the Dean’s List, received the Simpson Scholarship for excellence in the Swedish language, was selected to have his senior thesis published, and received the Award of Excellence from the National Consortium of Academics and Sport for his stellar performance as both a student and a member of the track and field/cross country teams. After graduating from Augustana, Mr. Vaughn accepted an academic scholarship to Loyola University Chicago School of Law (Class of 2006). While a law student, Mr. Vaughn sharpened his practice skills as a member of both the Negotiation Team and the Client Counseling Team. In addition, Mr. Vaughn was an active member of the Business Law Society and the International Law Society.
Throughout law school, Mr. Vaughn also demonstrated his dedication to serving those most in need by volunteering with Cabrini Green Legal Aid and interning with the Center for Disability and Elder Law. Mr. Vaughn later accepted a position with the Center for Disability and Elder Law as the Pro Bono Family Law Coordinator. As a result of his dedication to public interest work, Mr. Vaughn has received the Public Service Award from the Illinois State Bar Association, the Law Student Volunteer of the Year Award from Cabrini Green Legal Aid, and the Pro Bono Recognition Award from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Mr. Vaughn left the Center for Disability and Elder Law to accept a position as a Law Clerk (2005-2006), and later an Associate (2006-2010) with Schiller, DuCanto and Fleck where his practice focused on family law for multi-millionaires and celebrities. While at Schiller, DuCanto and Fleck, Mr. Vaughn excelled as a litigator and a negotiator and in recognition of his successes Mr. Vaughn was made a Professor of Advanced Issues in Domestic Relations Law at Loyola University Chicago School of Law (2008-present). In 2010, Mr. Vaughn joined Katz & Stefani where he continues to excel as a family law attorney. In 2012, Mr. Vaughn was made a Partner at Katz & Stefani.
In addition to his active law practice and professorial activities, Mr. Vaughn is a frequent lecturer on a wide range of topics including: injunctive relief, strategies for deposing expert witnesses, and the rights and remedies of same sex couples in Illinois. In addition, Mr. Vaughn is active in the community via his role on the Development Committee of Epic Academy (a Chicago charter school), volunteering with Cabrini Green Legal Aid, raising funds for MS research, via his role as a member of the Business Advice & Financial Planning Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association, and via his role as a member of the Standing Committee on Law Office Management & Economics of the Illinois State Bar Association.
Andrew G. Vaughn
Katz & Stefani
222 N. LaSalle, Suite 2150
Chicago, IL 60601
B.A., Augustana College (2003)
J.D., Loyola University Chicago (2006)