Undergrad at DePaul University (B.A.) 
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (J.D.)

Illinois Bar

Cassie Hightman


Office: 312-212-8676

Cassie is an associate attorney at Jayaram Law who handles corporate and transactional matters. Prior to joining Jayaram Law, Cassie gained a wide range of experience at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP as an associate attorney in the firm’s commercial finance department. At Katten, Cassie represented lenders and borrowers in various types of financing transactions, including senior secured, first lien/second lien, mezzanine, and asset-based deals.

A Chicago native, Cassie received her BA from DePaul University, where she graduated summa cum laude, and earned her JD from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. In law school, Cassie served as an associate editor for the school’s Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology and worked at the Bluhm Legal Clinic’s Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth. Prior to law school, Cassie worked at a startup firm that provided communication strategy and marketing services to a variety of clients, including nonprofits and other startup companies.

In her spare time, Cassie enjoys traveling, eating her way around Chicago, and visiting dogs at the Anti-Cruelty Society.