Recognized as a top securities litigator and leading woman in tech law, Catherine has a track record that includes wins in complex litigation in both federal and state court. Catherine has extensive experience representing public companies and their officers and directors in actions arising under federal and state securities laws. Most recently, Catherine secured dismissals of two federal securities class actions following the initial motion to dismiss.
Catherine represents technology companies, including Fortune 100 and 500 companies, in regulatory and internal investigations into alleged accounting fraud, bribery and corruption, and whistleblower matters throughout the world. She has secured favorable results for companies in investigations brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice and the World Bank.
Catherine is a trusted advisor to public and private companies and their officers and directors on issues regarding fiduciary duties, disclosure matters, litigation strategy and avoidance and compliance matters.
Her clients include leading companies in the tech, life sciences, healthcare, artificial intelligence, retail and fashion tech, games and consumer goods industries.
Catherine serves on the firm’s executive committee and diversity committee. She has been recognized by The Legal 500 for her work in securities litigation defense and was named one of The Recorder’s Women Leaders in Tech Law.
An advocate for the success of her legal colleagues, Catherine is a long-time member of Women in Securities (WISe), a network for women securities defense litigators, and an active mentor to women attorneys. She also volunteers alongside her four daughters at charities dedicated to improving the lives of women.
Securities and Derivative Litigation and Shareholder Disputes
Corporate Compliance and Governance