Cate DeMetrovich concentrates her practice in the areas of toxic tort and asbestos litigation. Her diverse legal background provides a unique perspective for her clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Cate completed a research fellowship at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge, focusing on international cyber laws. During law school, Cate served as a judicial extern to Judge Catherine Stafford of the Monroe Circuit Court in Indiana and as a Summer Associate honing her litigation skills. Additionally, she served as a refugee representative intern for Human Rights First and was a Milt & Judi Stewart Overseas Externship Program Participant in the Dispute Resolution Department of a firm in Bangkok, Thailand.

Cate earned her J.D. from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. While in law school, she acted as Executive Articles Editor of the Indiana Law Journal and competed in a number of moot court competitions, namely the Jessup Moot Court Competition and the Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition. She also served as co-director of the Lawyers Without Borders Pro Bono Project for the International Law Society and was a member of Outreach for Literacy.

Cate holds a B.B.A. from Drury University, summa cum laude, where she double majored in finance and accounting and minored in Spanish.

During her free time, Cate enjoys cooking, reading and exploring new restaurants and coffee shops around the Chicago area.

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association


  • “The Oslo Accords: A Modern-Day Story of Occupation Told Through Violations of the Right to Freedom of Privacy,” Indiana Law Journal, 2022