Cam C. Hoang

Cam C. Hoang




Cam helps clients with corporate matters including governance and SEC compliance, securities offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to her return to Dorsey, Cam was Senior Counsel and Assistant Secretary at General Mills, Inc., where she helped the company achieve its corporate governance and SEC compliance objectives, worked on securities offerings and M&A transactions, risk management, foundation governance, and general corporate and commercial matters.

Before joining General Mills in 2005, Cam was an associate for five years in the Dorsey Corporate Group in Minneapolis. Cam is a co-editor of Dorsey’s corporate governance and compliance blog,

Education & Admissions

Harvard Law School (J.D., 2000)

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


  • Minnesota


Representative Clients

  • U.S. Bancorp
  • Heartland Financial USA
  • Regions Financial Corporation
  • General Mills
  • Partners in Food Solutions
  • Cogentix Medical
  • Arbutus Biopharma

Representative Transactions

  • Heartland Financial USA, Inc. in its acquisition of Founders Bancorp
  • Heartland Financial USA, Inc. in its acquisition of Citywide Banks of Colorado, Inc.
  • Arbutus Biopharma Corporation private placement of $116.4 million of Convertible Preferred Shares
  • Specialty Surgical Products, Inc. in its disposition of assets to Sientra, Inc.

News & Resources


SEC Staff’s Latest Guidance Presents Dilemma for Companies Seeking to Exclude Shareholder Proposals on Environmental and Social Issues
Equifax Data Breach: Preliminary Lessons for the Adoption and Implementation of Insider Trading Policies
Equifax Data Breach: Preliminary Lessons for the Adoption and Implementation of Insider Trading Policies
Investors’ Climate Change Voting Records Face Scrutiny
Stock Transfer Restrictions Should Be Conspicuously Noted, Delaware Chancery Court Opinion Reminds Issuers
ISS Peer Group Submission Window Closes This Friday, for Companies with Fall/Winter Meetings
SEC Commissioner Addresses Prospects for CEO Pay Ratio
SEC Charges CEO with Failing to Disclose Perks to Shareholders
The House Financial Services Committee to Hold a Hearing on Financial CHOICE Act 2.0 this Wednesday – Here’s a Summary of Governance and Executive Compensation Provisions
Shareholder Proposals Restricting Board/Management Access to Preliminary Voting Results May Be Excluded
ISS Releases New and Updated FAQs on U.S. Equity Compensation Plans
Recent Developments in Proxy Access
NYSE Clarifies Answers to Certain FAQs on Equity Compensation Plans
SEC Denial of H&R Block’s Request to Exclude Proxy Access Proposal
2016 Proxy Season Review: Shareholder Proposals
Initial Thoughts on Brexit for US Reporting Companies
INSIGHTS: Corporate Securities Law Advisor, Board Refreshment
Board Refreshment: Investors Respond to Trends in Mandatory Retirement Age and Tenure with More Stringent Voting Policies
Companies Accelerate Adoption of Proxy Access as SEC Continues to Grant No-Action Relief
SEC Grants No-Action Relief on Proxy Access Proposals
Related Party Transactions under PCAOB AS 18 Audits: Experiences from the First Year

News & Press Mentions

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

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

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College Foundation, Board Member (2015 – Present)
  • Mill City Credit Union, Board Member (2009 – Present)
  • Society for Corporate Governance, Chapter Officer (2007 – 2011; 2016 – Present), National Board Member (2009 – 2013), and Advisory Council Member (2013 – 2016)
  • Officer and Board Member, Yale Alumni Association of the Northwest (2002 – 2007)
  • Board Member of Second Harvest Heartland
Cam C. Hoang