Catherine is the US Litigation Professional Support Lawyer, and a member of the firm’s Knowledge Management Department. She uses her extensive complex litigation experience to help the firm’s litigators efficiently generate work of the highest quality. Her practice focuses on the development of instructive practice guides and forms for all stages of litigation projects in federal and state courts. Catherine also works with the firm’s Electronic Discovery Services and IT Departments to develop and implement technology that allows the firm’s lawyers to better leverage each others’ knowledge and promote the full application of the firm’s resources in serving client needs. In her previous role as counsel at Mayer Brown, Catherine’s practice focused on complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts, with a focus on securities and regulatory matters involving financial institutions and financial products. Her experience includes the defense of multiple major financial institutions in lawsuits brought throughout the US by purchasers and trustees of mortgage-backed securities offerings. She has also litigated matters involving commercial fraud and other business torts, banking regulation, internal investigations, consumer class actions, cybersecurity and data privacy, professional liability, complex-e-discovery, and privilege issues. Catherine was selected by the Super Lawyers rating service as a “Super Lawyer” in Commercial and Securities Litigation in 2014, 2015, and 2016.