Katherine Plominski-Gloede is an associate at Falkenberg Ives and a member of the firm's commercial litigation, healthcare litigation, and professional liability practices. She focuses her practice on healthcare litigation and arbitration, counseling healthcare clients on compliance issues, and defending lawyers and accountants in professional liability matters. 

In addition, Ms. Gloede has substantial experience providing a full spectrum of labor and employment-related services to employer-clientele.  She has successfully represented management in various administrative, state and federal proceedings in cases involving discrimination, retaliation, FSLA wage and hour claims, including class actions.  

Ms. Gloede has experience in all aspects of litigation, including trials, motion practice, depositions, settlement and mediation.  Ms. Gloede develops good working relationships with her clients and works closely with them to achieve cost-effective solutions to complex legal issues.

Education/Bar Admissions

Ms. Gloede received a B.A. in English Literature and Rhetoric & Composition from the University of Illinois-Champaign, where she graduated early after completing an internship with the British Parliament.  She received her J.D. in 2008 from University of Wisconsin-Madison where she was a Law-in-Action Merit Scholar and received an award for Leadership, Character, Scholarship and Service.  

Ms. Gloede was admitted to the Wisconsin bar in 2008, and the Illinois bar in 2010.  She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.

She is also a member of the Federal Trial Bar and an American Arbitration Association Panel Member.  

Professional Activities

Ms. Gloede is active in various professional organizations, including:

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Women Everywhere

Ms. Gloede was also selected as a 2018 Illinois Super Lawyer/Rising Star.