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KayLynne E. Kratzer

Phone: (404) 262-9488

KayLynne Kratzer is an associate attorney with Mitchell - Handschuh Law Group. Her work focuses on business litigation, contractual negotiations, and handling a variety of transactional matters for clients in the freight and logistics industries. She also assists clients with drafting restrictive covenant agreements, reviewing contracts, and advises them concerning various disputes that can arise at any stage of business development.

KayLynne is committed to helping clients who have built their businesses from the ground up make their companies more secure through her transactional work. Taking a collaborative approach, she provides communicative counsel as she guides clients through every step of the legal process. Clients know they can rely on her responsiveness, and the thoroughness with which she handles every matter. KayLynne is dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for clients, whether their goals be accomplished through litigation, negotiation, or an alternative dispute resolution method.

Focused on serving the needs of small businesses, KayLynne began developing her wide-ranging knowledge of transactional matters early in her career. KayLynne learned the nuances of transportation claims working as a law clerk with Mitchell - Handschuh while attending law school. She also served as a research assistant, cultivating her ability to delve into complex legal issues and find comprehensive solutions.

In addition to gaining valuable insight into the intricacies of the freight industry while she was still in law school, KayLynne studied international business law in Aarhus, Denmark for a semester. During her time there, she gained a deep understanding of alternative dispute resolution, arbitrations, and contract negotiations while concentrating on commercial litigation in a broader context. KayLynne applies the unique skill set she acquired to her daily practice.

A North Carolina native, KayLynne grew up in Michigan and now lives in Atlanta. When KayLynne is not at the office, she spends her time camping, hiking, and enjoying time with family and friends. She also enjoys reading, gardening, knitting, baking, and spending time with her dog, Maple.

Education

  • Georgia State University College of Law (J.D. 2020, cum laude)
    SBA Honor Court Justice, Graduate Research Assistant, Philip C. Cook Low-Income Tax Payer Clinic, SBA Elections and Academic Affairs Committees
  • Georgia State University (B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Pre-Law, summa cum laude)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Superior Courts of Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Practice Areas

  • Transportation and Logistics Contracts
  • Transportation Claims and Litigation
  • Business Formation and Management