Education

University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 2012

Marquette University, M.A., History, 2007

Marquette University, B.A., History, 2004

Admitted

Illinois

Wisconsin

Kathryn Puls is an associate in Chapman's Banking and Financial Services Department. She focuses her practice on the representation of bank and non-bank lenders in a variety of commercial lending transactions, and counseling state and national banks, financial technology companies, and other financial institutions on consumer and institutional regulatory and compliance matters, as well as bank products. Kathryn's experience includes advising on matters involving legal and regulatory risks facing financial institutions, as well as contract and treasury management matters including commercial credit card and other bank products.

Throughout her career, Kathryn has been active in several pro bono initiatives including veteran benefits and asylum matters. During her studies at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Kathryn volunteered in the Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons clinical program where she handled a variety of post-conviction legal matters. In addition to her pro bono work, Kathryn collaborates with Chapman’s Wellness Partner in overseeing comprehensive wellness initiatives for the firm.

Prior to joining Chapman in 2018, Kathryn practiced in-house for one of the largest US banks.