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, concentrating her practice in employment, transactional, corporate governance, and health care regulatory matters. Ms. Heredia enjoys partnering with clients who are innovators and thought leaders in their industries, particularly in the health care and technology sectors. She also represents individuals in a wide variety of employment-related matters. Working closely with her clients, she provides strategic legal advice based on a comprehensive understanding of their business needs and objectives.

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 Law Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Community Involvement

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