Cathy has experience in the corporate environment from Fortune 100 to start-ups, leading companies in business strategies and high-stakes deals.

Cathy’s rich transactional history includes:

  • International Finance Associate, Shearman & Sterling
  • Counsel, National Basketball Association
  • Counsel, Turner Entertainment Group, Inc.
  • Vice President/Chief Transactional Counsel, EarthLink, Inc. 
  • Chief Legal Officer, RARE Hospitality International, Inc. 
  • Chief Legal Officer, City of Atlanta, including the Office of Film & Entertainment and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • Senior Counsel, Corporate, Womble Bond Dickinson 

She counsels both publicly-traded companies and early stage entities in:

  • Corporate Formation and Governance
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Corporate Crises, Risk and Reputation Management
  • Labor & Employment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Licensing, Brand Sponsorships and Marketing
  • Contract negotiations, compliance, disputes and enforcement