Cathy has over 20 years of experience in counseling early and mid-stage public and private companies. She provides guidance on growth strategies, raising capital, corporate governance, and SEC reporting issues. Cathy counsels high net worth individuals, including entrepreneurs, C-level executives, investors and board members to protect their individual interests and investments in critical transactions. She counsels entrepreneurs who are starting new businesses, and helps clients grow their businesses through strategic partnerships, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions.
Cathy holds an A.B. from Stanford University and a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law. She is a member and the current Secretary of the State Bar of California Business Law Section’s Corporations Committee, and a member and former Chair of the Board of the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. She has been named by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal as a Woman of Influence, and has received a YWCA Tribute to Women in Industry (TWIN) Award from the YWCA of Silicon Valley.
For the past seven years, as a proud member of Stanford University’s 12th Man Club (a group that secures summer employment for members of the Stanford University football team – Go Cardinal!), Cathy has sponsored and mentored a number of football players as summer law clerks, several of whom are now practicing attorneys.