J. Katelyn Kye


Managing Director

(312) 456-5541 Office


  • Chicago

J. Katelyn Kye is a Managing Director in Major, Lindsey & Africa's Chicago office. She received both her B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Chicago, graduating with honors from The College in 1994 and from The Law School in 1999. Katelyn practiced corporate law in Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman's Chicago office for several years, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and dabbling in securities. She joined MLA in 2003.

At MLA, Katelyn is a member of the in-house practice group. She has placed attorneys at companies ranging from a huge Fortune 100 corporation to a small, Chicago family-owned company. Katelyn has placed lawyers in positions from General Counsel to junior attorney.

Outside of MLA, Katelyn is a voracious reader, horseback rider, mother of boys and world traveler.


  • University of Chicago: J.D.
  • University of Chicago: B.A., English language and literature


  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Korean-American Bar Association