Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, J.D.

  • Senior Editor, Washington University Law Review

Johns Hopkins University, B.A., International Studies and Economics




American Health Lawyers Association

National Association of Bond Lawyers

Women in Public Finance

Katherine Gale is an associate in Chapman’s Banking and Financial Services and Public Finance Departments. 

Katherine represents foreign and domestic credit providers in municipal, health care, higher education, and not-for-profit financings. Such transactions include bank facilities to provide credit enhancement and liquidity support to tax-exempt securities and the direct purchase of tax-exempt securities. She also represents commercial lenders in structuring secured and unsecured transactions, including asset-based financings, lines of credit, and revolving loan and term loan facilities.

Katherine also serves as underwriter’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, bond counsel, and issuer’s counsel in a variety of public financings in various states, advising clients on general obligation and qualified 501(c)(3) revenue bond financings. In addition, Katherine advises clients on post-issuance compliance with tax-related statutes and regulations and bond document covenants. 

Honors & Awards

Recognized as a "Rising Star" by Illinois Super Lawyers, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017