Kate Lattner is a Managing Director with The Claro Group, located in Chicago. She focuses her practice primarily on complex business disputes and investigations. She has substantial experience on cases involving complex accounting matters, accounting reconstruction, damages and lost profits calculations, financial reporting fraud and intricate asset tracing analyses. Kate routinely works on commercial disputes, post-acquisition disputes, internal investigations and U.S. Bankruptcy and cross border restructuring and litigation matters. In addition, Kate is experienced in accounting and auditor malpractice matters, and related Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) guidance matters. She has also worked on U.S. regulatory investigations involving the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Education +

Bachelor of Science - Business Administration, University of Colorado Boulder, 2006

Master of Science - Accounting, University of Colorado Boulder, 2007

Certifications +

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA)

Memberships +

Big Careers Little Kids, Advisory Board Member

American Bankruptcy Institute, Member

American Bar Association, Associate Member

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member

International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Member

Turnaround Management Association, Member

Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF), Member

Publications & Speaking Engagements+

“Accounting Fundamentals and Financial Statement Analysis,” CLE Presentation to US Foods (2019)

“Assessing Liquidity in Troubled Times – Puerto Rico,” FBI CPA Recertification Course (2019)

“Purchase Price Disputes in Merger and Acquisition Transactions”, CLE Presentation to Dechert, (2019)

“Introduction to Financial Statements for Lawyers”, CLE Presentation to Jenner & Block (2018, 2019)

Practices +