Education

University of Mississippi, BA, English Literature and Composition, summa cum laude, 2003

Memberships

Chicago Association of Legal Personnel Administrators (CALPA)

  • President, 2015
  • Vice President, 2014
  • Secretary, 2013

The National Association for Law Placement (NALP)

Midwest Employer Representative, 2016-2017 Nominating Committee

Katie Hoekstra is Chapman's Director of Recruiting and has been with the firm since 2010. She oversees the recruiting of all non-partner attorneys and administrative staff for all offices, including cultivation of partnerships with search firms and schools and oversight of all aspects of the hiring process. Her past responsibilities include management of the firm's professional development, diversity and CLE-related efforts.

Her prior work experience includes Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP (2004-2008) in New York and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Chicago (2008-2010).

Katie is an active member of the Chicago Association of Legal Personnel Administrators (CALPA), serving as President in 2015, Vice President in 2014, and Secretary in 2013. She is also an active member of the National Association for Law Placement (NALP), having served as the Midwest Employer Representative on the 2016-2017 Nominating Committee, presented at the 2013 NALP Conference in Tampa, Florida, and written articles for the NALP Bulletin.

Presentations

Presenter, Annual Education Conference, 2013 “The Digital Dilemma: How to Make Social Media Platforms Work.”