Kathleen E. Wegrzyn



Kate Wegrzyn (pronounced "Way Grin") is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP and is a co-chair of the firm’s Supply Chain Industry Team and Coronavirus Task Force. She is also a member of the firm’s Commercial Transactions & Business Counseling and Distribution & Franchise Practices and the Food & Beverage Industry Team as well as the Manufacturing Industry Team.

Kate's areas of focus include counseling businesses on general corporate and commercial matters, including commercial contracts, dealer arrangements, licensing issues, supply chain contracts, marketing and promotion agreements, and logistics and transportation contracts.

Kate is one of the authors and editors of Foley's Supply Chain Desk Reference, which covers, among other things, the following topics: battle of the forms, distribution supply chain options, warranties, product recall and hazard reporting issues, indemnification, consequential damages and disclaimers, and nondisclosure agreements.


Kate is the chair-elect of the board of directors of the Wisconsin Humane Society.


In 2015, The Legal 500 recognized Kate for her work in the area of renewable and alternative energy.


  • University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2009)
    • Elected to Order of the Coif
    • Managing editor, Wisconsin Law Review
    • Member, Women's Law Student Association
  • University of Wisconsin (B.B.A., 2005)
    • Member, Mu Kappa Tau

Publications and Presentations


  • Wisconsin