Kathryn “Kate” Conway is a trial lawyer with the Chicago law firm Power Rogers & Smith LLP, where she represents clients and their families in personal injury and wrongful death actions, including medical malpractice, premises liability, product liability, automobile, and transportation negligence cases. She has tried cases in state and federal court, including a recent birth injury case that resulted in a $2 million verdict for her client.
Conway has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star for the past four years, and an Illinois Emerging Lawyer every year since 2015. She is active in several bar associations including the Women's Bar Association of Illinois, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Young Lawyers’ Division, and Illinois State Bar Association Tort Law Committee. She is also a member of Loyola’s Alumni Board of Governors.
Conway graduated from the School of Law with Certificate in Advocacy. During law school, she earned numerous awards related to trial practice and appellate advocacy, including the Friedman Award for Outstanding Performance in Trial Practice, Loyola’s Intra-School Moot Court Competition Best Oralist Award, National Runner-up in the Child Welfare & Adoption Law Moot Court Competition, and the Second Best Oralist Award in the Welfare & Adoption Law Moot Court Competition.
In addition to practicing law, Conway is committed to serving the underprivileged members of our society. Currently, she serves on the associate board of Chicago Jesuit Academy, a non-profit middle school located on the west side of Chicago and Sarah's Inn, a non-profit dedicated to providing resources to and improving the lives of those affected by domestic violence.
In her free time, Conway loves to cook and enjoys spending time with her husband, Conor, and their two rescue dogs Tucker and Seamus.