Jesse L. Byam-Katzman



Jesse Byam-Katzman is an associate and business litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice. Jesse has experience assisting clients in a range of complex litigation matters, including contract disputes, distribution and franchise litigation, trade secret claims and copyright actions in both state and federal court. Jesse also has experience conducting internal investigations and representing clients in connection with government investigations and enforcement actions. 

Jesse was a summer associate with Foley in 2016, in the firm’s Milwaukee office. Prior to joining Foley, he was a summer associate at a full-service Milwaukee firm. Before pursuing a career in the legal industry, Jesse worked as a claims professional for Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies.


Jesse earned his law degree from Marquette University Law School (J.D., summa cum laude, 2017), where he was the business editor for the Marquette Law Review and a student leader for the Academic and Supplemental Success Programs. He earned seven CALI Awards for highest grade, including awards in advanced civil procedure, evidence, and advanced legal research. He was also on the Dean’s list for six semesters. Jesse received his bachelor’s degree from Lawrence University (B.A., cum laude, 2012), where he majored in philosophy and minored in economics.


Jesse is admitted to practice in Wisconsin, Minnesota and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.


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