Cathy is a veteran trial lawyer who defends companies that face complex disputes with other businesses and the United States or state governments. She is known for her strengths-based leadership of teams that deliver definitive client solutions.
A partner in Womble’s Business Litigation Group, Cathy represents companies in disputes involving real estate development projects, commercial lending, commercial leasing, corporate governance disputes, commercial contracts, business fraud, and employment claims. Cathy has represented residential and commercial real estate developers, financial services companies, professional services firms, government contractors, emerging tech companies, software developers, manufacturers, and receivers and bankruptcy trustees in civil litigation.
Cathy also counsels clients under investigation by regulatory authorities or law enforcement agencies and defends clients charged with white collar crimes. These matters have included defense of companies and executives accused of RICO, FCA, money laundering, gambling, and fraud offenses. She also helps clients respond to forfeitures, seizures and whistleblower claims, and conduct internal investigations.