Marcelle Kott,Principal

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Education

The John Marshall Law School,
J.D., 1992

Indiana University, B.A., 1989

Marcelle (Marcy) Kott is a seasoned trial attorney and skilled negotiator with over twenty years of practice in litigation and matrimonial law. Marcy’s extensive experience allows her to achieve the best possible results while always remaining committed to her client’s priorities.

Marcy represents clients in marital dissolution cases involving complex financial issues, corporate valuations, non marital asset protection, child custody, removal, support and visitation. In addition to divorce cases, Marcy has broad experience representing clients in matters involving pre and post marital agreements, civil unions, and complex parentage and assisted reproduction agreements.

Marcy’s practice includes the field of alternative dispute resolution. She is a certified divorce mediator and a Fellow of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois. Adept in both ADR and litigation, Marcy is committed to utilizing the technique best suited to meeting her client’s goals efficiently. Her flexible approach and practical orientation have enabled her to craft creative solutions to the most challenging cases.

Marcy has been recognized as a Leading Lawyer since 2011. 2015, Marcy was included in the Leading Lawyers list of Top 10 Adoption Attorneys and Top 100 Women Attorneys in Illinois. She is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Bar Admissions

Ms. Kott is admitted to practice in Illinois.