Katherine Gale is a partner 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.
American Health Lawyers Association
National Association of Bond Lawyers
Women in Public Finance
Honors & Awards
Recognized as a "Rising Star" by Illinois Super Lawyers, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
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
- Panelist, "Bank Direct Purchase—General Considerations," NABL's The Workshop: Hybrid, October 13–15, 2021