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Katelyn Polantz

Katelyn Polantz is a Washington, D.C.-based data editor and staff reporter at ALM. She has written about law firm business and economics, lobbying and the federal government for the National Law Journal and ALM since 2014. She is originally from Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh.

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