Katie Johns


Notre Dame Law School, Expected May 2022

Loyola Marymount University, 2016, magna cum laude

B.A.  Theatre Arts

Katie Johns is a Winter Associate at Irwin IP. Katie is a 2L at Notre Dame Law School. While she has a variety of interests, IP remains one of her primary focal points. Katie has taken the following IP classes: Trademarks and Unfair Competition, Trademark Prosecution, Patent Law, Entertainment Law, and Fashion Law. One day, Katie hopes to practice IP law in Chicago.

Prior to her winter associate position, Katie spent her 1L summer at John Molloy & Associates — a small, personal injury firm in Chicago. During her 1L summer, Katie assisted with state and federal legal research for a large, new case. Before she started law school, Katie worked in the public relations department for the 21st, 22nd, and 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as the 60th and 61st GRAMMY Awards.


Associate Editor, Journal on Emerging Technologies
Notre Dame Student Representative, Chicago Women in IP
Notre Dame Student Employee, LexisNexis