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WILLIAM MCKITTRICK, American Lawyer, Partner of KAMMHOLZ, specializing in the field of General Practice. Private and Public Sector Labor Law: Employment Discrimination and Affirmative Action; Municipal and School Law; ERISA and Benefit Plans; Corporate Law; Corporate and Public Finance, Securities; Investment Companies and Investment Counsellors; Commodities; Real Estate; Banking, Savings and Loan and Financial Services; Bankruptcy;


McKittrick, William Wood was born on July 11, 1915 in Mount Carmel, Illinois, United States. Son of Lafe E. and Mary Lynn (Wood) McKittrick.


DePauw University (Bachelor of Arts, 1936). Northwestern University (Juris Doctor, 1939). Phi Delta Phi. Case Note Editor and Member of Editorial Board, Northwestern University Law Review, 19381939.

Attorney, Office of General Counsel, Panama Canal Zone, 1942. Lecturer on Labor Law, Northwestern University School of Law, 1961-1962. Trustee, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, since 1980.

Trustee, The Newberry Library, since 1983. Member, Board of Directors, 1981-1988 and Vice President, 1984-1988, The Orchestra of Illinois. President, The Caxton Club, 1982- 1985.

Vice Chairman, Executive Board of the Library Council of Northwestern University, since 1983. Director, American Symphony Orchestra League, since 1986.


Associate Pope & Ballard, Chicago, 1939-1948, partner, 1948-1952. Attorney Office General Counsel, Panama Canal Zone, 1942. Partner Vedder, Price, Kaufman & Kammholz, Chicago, 1952-1995.

Lecturer on labor law Northwestern University School Law, 1961-1962.


  • Bar: Illinois.


  • Other Work

    • Case note editor, member editorial board Illinois Law Review, 1938-1939.


Life trustee Orchestral Association of Chicago Symphony Orchestra, since 1980, Chicago Symphony Musicians Pension Trust, 1987-1998. Board directors American Symphony Orchestra League, 1986-1993, member executive committee, 1988-1991. Trustee Newberry Library., Chicago, 1984-1998, life trustee, since 1998, executive committee, 1989-1998.

Vice chairman executive board Library. Council, Northwestern University, 1984-1996. Chairman Friends of Ryerson & Burnham Libraries, Art Institute Chicago, 1988-1990, member committee on libraries, since 1982.

Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945, PTO. Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association (lecturer various programs 1940-1970, board managers 1961-1963), Lawyers Club of Chicago, University Club (Chicago), Caxton Club of Chicago (vice president 1982-1983, president 1983-1985).


Married Carolyn Lenne Davis, December 19, 1942. Children: Lynn McKittrick Pond, Bruce W.

Lafe E. McKittrick

Mary Lynn (Wood) McKittrick

Carolyn Lenne Davis

Lynn McKittrick Pond McKittrick

Bruce W. McKittrick