Kate L. Heredia

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Kate Heredia

Phone: (312) 474-6030


HR & Employment
Corporate Governance & Transactions

Kate Heredia is Counsel at McClain & Canoy, LLC, concentrating her practice on transactional, labor and employment, corporate governance and health care regulatory matters. Ms. Heredia is passionate about developing close working relationships with clients to help them identify and analyze issues and effectively mitigate risk. She enjoys working with clients who are innovators and thought leaders in their industries, and prides herself on her ability to develop a strong understanding of her clients’ businesses to provide informed and strategic legal advice.

Before joining McClain & Canoy, Ms. Heredia practiced corporate law at a large law firm for five years, representing developers and equity investors on project finance transactions and mergers and acquisitions, primarily in the renewable energy sector. She also served as a legal consultant for an innovative staffing solutions company in the science/engineering industry during its start-up phase.

In her free time, Ms. Heredia enjoys being active outdoors with her husband and two young daughters, traveling, volunteering in the community, and watching Chicago sports.


  • University of California, Hastings, JD 2007
  • University of Virginia, BA 2003, with distinction

Admitted to Practice

  • Illinois
  • California

Selected Professional Affiliations

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Daniel Murphy Scholarship Foundation
  • Member, Glenview Community Church Nursery School Board - Philanthropy Committee