Attorney Katheryne Zelenock Named a "Woman Worth Watching" by Profiles in Diversity Journal

August 2, 2017
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Katheryne L. Zelenock has been named a “Woman Worth Watching” by Profiles in Diversity Journal.

The 16th Annual Women Worth Watching leadership issue recognizes dynamic professional women who are using their talents and influence to change our workplaces and our world. Nominated by their employers or colleagues, these accomplished executives are from corporate organizations, world-class educational institutions, the armed forces, and nonprofit groups.

As Chair of the Dickinson Wright’s Women’s Network, Ms. Zelenock has expanded the firm’s efforts to support and advance women attorneys within the firm and the practice of law. Under her leadership, the Women’s Network has instituted training and professional development coaching for its female attorneys to help them grow their book of business and to advance in the legal profession. The Women’s Network also sponsors attendance by women attorneys at a variety of leadership and professional conferences and seminars, helps to promote women attorneys for professional recognition, and supports scholarships and charitable organizations that focus on the needs of women and children in the communities where we do business. Ms. Zelenock also recently led a collaborative project with the University of Michigan Ross School of Business to assess Dickinson Wright’s progress toward diversity and inclusion objectives. To see Ms. Zelenock’s profile in the latest edition of Profiles in Diversity Journal, please click here.

Ms. Zelenock is a Member in the firm’s Real Estate Group in the Troy office. In her practice, she leads a team that closes commercial and multifamily mortgage loans across the country on behalf of leading national lenders as well as smaller regional and local banks, including multifamily and manufactured housing community loans originated for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. She is also experienced in matters related to troubled properties and owners, and the modification, restructuring and workout of financing arrangements, including related litigation and due diligence.

Ms. Zelenock is a member of the American Bar Association, the Mortgage Bankers’ Association of America, Commercial Real Estate Finance Council, International Council of Shopping Centers, and the Oakland County Bar Association. She is an elected member of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys and is recognized as a leader in her field by Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Michigan Super Lawyers, and Dbusiness magazine. Ms. Zelenock received her B.A. from the University of Michigan and her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School.
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