Cam C. Hoang

Cam C. Hoang



Cam helps clients with governance and SEC compliance, securities offerings, and M&A transactions. Prior to her return to Dorsey, Cam was Senior Counsel and Assistant Secretary at General Mills, Inc., where she worked with the board of directors, senior management and a broad range of corporate functions, including the compensation, finance, risk management and investor relations teams, as well as the corporate foundation. Cam has served on the board of directors of the Society for Corporate Governance and the advisory board of She is also a co-editor of Dorsey’s corporate governance and compliance blog. In 2017, she was named a Partner of the Year.

Education & Admissions

Harvard Law School (J.D., 2000)

Yale University (B.A., 1997), cum laude


  • Minnesota


Representative Clients

  • General Millls
  • Heartland Financial USA, Inc.
  • Investors Real Estate Trust
  • Otter Tail Corporation

Representative Transactions

  • Heartland Financial USA, Inc. in its acquisition of Citywide Banks of Colorado, Inc.
  • Heartland Financial USA, Inc. in its acquisition of Signature Bancshares, Inc.
  • Klein Financial, Inc. in its sale to Old National Bancorp
  • Cogentix Medical, Inc. in its sale to Laborie Medical Technologies
  • Arbutus Biopharma Corporation in its private placement of $116.4 million of convertible preferred shares
  • Specialty Surgical Products, Inc. in its disposition of assets to Sientra, Inc.
  • Hayward Bancshares, Inc. in its sale to Frandsen Financial Corporation
  • Investors Real Estate Trust in its at-the-market offering of $150.0 million of common shares
  • Heartland Financial USA, Inc. in its public offering of $115.0 million of depositary shares

News & Resources


Early Compliance with MD&A Amendments Possible for Upcoming 10-Ks
State Street Calls for Board and Workforce Diversity Data
It’s Really Time to Talk Diversity in D and O Questionnaires (with Updated Sample Question and Summary of Nasdaq’s Proposed Rules)
SEC Staff Releases FAQs on Regulation S-K Amendments
REIT Alert: SEC Updates Financial Disclosures about Acquisitions and Dispositions of Businesses, Including Real Estate Operations
It’s Time to Talk Diversity in D and O Questionnaires (with Sample Question)
What Counts as a “Perk” During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
SEC Updates Requirements for Business, Legal Proceedings and Risk Factor Disclosures
SEC Supplements COVID-19 Disclosure Guidance Ahead of Second Quarter Reports
SEC Expects that Upcoming Earnings Reports and Related Investor and Analyst Calls Will Not be Routine, Should Be Forward-Looking
Some Thoughts on Preparing Forward-Looking Statements During the COVID-19 Pandemic
SEC Extends Filing Relief for Companies Affected by COVID-19
SEC Provides Filing Relief for Companies Affected by Coronavirus
Did You Remember These Developments for the 2020 SEC Reporting Season?
SEC Will Adjust 8-K Receipt Dates Based on EDGAR Technical Difficulties
SEC Proposes to Automate Filing Fee Calculations
Retrospective Changes to Financials? Consider the Periods Covered in the MD&A
SEC Adopts New Rule to Allow All Issuers to “Test-the-Waters”
Observations and Recommendations on the SEC’s Recent Process Changes for Excluding Shareholder Proposals
Summary of SEC’s FAST Act Amendments and Additional Guidance on Confidential Treatment Requests
Johnson & Johnson May Exclude Shareholder Proposal for Binding Arbitration on Securities Claims
Corp Fin Issues New Guidance on Director Diversity Disclosure
Did you catch these developments for the 2019 proxy statement and Form 10-K?
ISS Updates FAQs on US Compensation Policies
SEC Requests Comments on Earnings Releases and Quarterly Reporting

News & Press Mentions

Dorsey Receives 100% Rating on Corporate Equality Index for Fifteenth Year
MN Lawyer 2019 Diversity & Inclusion: Cam Hoang
Hoang and Moore Named 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Honorees
IFLR 1000 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practices
Building an Effective Network is Crucial to Women’s Career Advancement
IFLR 1000 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practices
Dorsey Partner Cam Hoang Comments on Equifax Insider Trading Charges
Dorsey Partner Cam Hoang Comments on Corporate Culture
Partners Robert Rosenbaum and Cam Hoang Contribute Chapter on U.S. Corporate Governance to 2017 International Comparative Legal Guides
Dorsey Partner Cam Hoang Discusses Diversifying Minnesota Businesses
Dorsey Partner Cam Hoang Discusses What Brexit Means for US Companies
Partners Robert Rosenbaum and Cam Hoang Contribute Chapter on U.S. Corporate Governance to 2016 International Comparative Legal Guides
Dorsey Partner Cam Hoang Comments on Related Party Rule
Dorsey Partner Cam Hoang Comments on Companies Embracing Proxy Access
Corporate Governance, Securities Lawyer Returns to Dorsey & Whitney
Veteran Corporate Governance and Securities Lawyer Cam Hoang Returns To Dorsey & Whitney
Senior General Mills Lawyer Returns to Dorsey

Select Presentations

  • Preparing for the 2018 Proxy Season, December 12, 2017, Dorsey & Whitney
  • Corporate Governance Issues – How to Work with Your Board of Directors, Panelist at Representing Community Banks in Minnesota CLE, October 17, 2017
  • Preparing for the 2017 Proxy Season, December 8, 2016, Dorsey & Whitney
  • Corporate Governance Review, November 10, 2016, Dorsey & Whitney Corporate Counsel Symposium
  • Shareholder Proposals: Strategies and Tactics, October 13, 2016, Dorsey & Whitney
  • Compliance with Auditing Standard No. 18 on Related Party Transactions, September 1, 2016, Society for Corporate Governance, Twin Cities Chapter
  • Enterprise Risk Management, June 24, 2016, Society for Corporate Governance National Conference

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Benefits & Compensation
  • Blockchain & Digital Assets
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Executive Compensation
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Technology

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Second Harvest Heartland, Board Member (2017 – Present)
  •, Advisory Board Member (2018 – Present)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College Foundation, Board Member (2015 – 2018)
  • Mill City Credit Union, Board Member (2009 – 2018)
  • Society for Corporate Governance, Chapter Officer (2007 – 2011; 2016 – 2018), National Board Member (2009 – 2013), and Advisory Council Member (2013 – 2016)


  • IFLR1000 Highly Regarded – State, 2018 and 2019
Cam C. Hoang