Katelyn Young is a litigation attorney who focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation matters. She has experience litigating disputes in various state and federal courts in Michigan, including probate and appellate courts. Katelyn assists in representing clients in various stages of litigation and has significant experience in legal research, handling discovery matters, drafting pleadings and motions, and participating in mediation and facilitation. 

Katelyn’s experience includes representing an automotive client in a RICO and breach of fiduciary duty case related to a criminal bribery scheme involving a major competitor, advising clients on criminal-related matters and helping clients understand and navigate the criminal process in Michigan, and representing individuals and companies in trust and other probate disputes, contract disputes, business torts, and other high stakes litigation.



Prior Experience

  • Michigan State Senate, Lansing, MI, Deputy General Counsel, Senate Majority Leader, 2021-2022
  • Bodman PLC, Associate Attorney, 2018-2021, Assistant City Attorney, City of Grosse Pointe Park, 2019-2021
  • Hon. Sean F. Cox, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Judicial Extern, 2016




Court Admissions



Michigan Super Lawyers, Recognized as a Rising Star, 2023

Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2021-2022, Commercial Litigation

Detroit Bar Association, Pro Bono Award, 2019

State Bar of Michigan, Pro Bono Honor Roll (Tier 1: 100+ hours)

Professional & Community Involvement

Hillman Advocacy Program, 2024

Chapter One Tutor

Detroit Bar Association

  • Barristers Section Board Member (former)

Detroit Economic Club

Attorneys for Animals

Crossroads Legal Clinic

News & Insights

Press Releases

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