Katie Rinkus

Katie Rinkus

Senior Associate

Katie Rinkus is a Senior Associate Attorney at The Prinz Law Firm, P.C. specializing in transactional matters. Katie’s practice focuses on general business and corporate law, contract drafting and negotiation, and corporate governance.

Katie is an experienced business advisor who routinely assists owners and management with LLC/corporate formation, the preparation and review of corporate documents and contracts, zoning and licensing issues, partnership disputes, the buying and selling of a business, and general counsel work. She also drafts documents and provides counseling concerning business-side employment issues, including workplace policies, worker classification, restrictive covenants, employment handbooks, and employment and independent contractor agreements. Her practice supports a wide variety of entities, from small businesses to large companies, and in various industries, including non-profits and healthcare.

Katie appreciates working one-on-one with business owners and learning of their specific needs and vision for their businesses. She also enjoys educating her clients about their options concerning their businesses and employees, and seeing each of them grow and thrive.

A key aspect of Katie’s practice entails reviewing a variety of employment agreements and advising individual clients regarding contractual terms. She particularly focuses on physician agreements and the agreements of other healthcare professionals, enabling her clients to begin new employment in a position beneficial to their interests.

Before joining The Prinz Law Firm, Katie also developed experience in commercial real estate transactions, estate planning, and domestic relations law.

Practice Areas


Katie brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in business and corporate law to the firm, and is ready to leverage her experience to optimally benefit her clients. Among Katie’s practice areas are the following:

  • Business formation
  • Services agreements
  • Vendor agreements
  • Consulting agreements
  • Zoning and licensing issues
  • Business-side employment issues (such as preparation of offer letters and employment handbooks)
  • Hiring and termination advising
  • Employment agreements
  • Physician employment agreements
  • Partnership disputes
  • Buying and selling a business
  • General counsel work

Key Industries


Katie has provided transactional services and business counseling to businesses in numerous industries, including the following:

  • Healthcare
  • Mental health therapists
  • Accountants
  • Law firms
  • Various other professional services businesses

Education


  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law
    • CALI Award, Legal Writing I
    • CALI Award, Advanced Issues Domestic Relations Law
    • Public Interest Law Reporter Staff Writer; articles published Fall 2013 and Spring 2014
    • Public Interest Law Reporter Articles Editor, 2014-2015
  • B.A., University of Michigan- Ann Arbor

Professional & Bar Association Memberships


  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Foundation, Young Professionals Board


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