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, 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
  • Investors Real Estate Trust

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 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 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
Chemical Industry Update - November 2018
SEC Clarifies Effective Date For Disclosure Simplification Rules
SEC Clarifies Effective Date for Disclosure Simplification Rules
SEC Withdraws No Action Letters on Proxy Advisory Firms
New SEC Rules Eliminates Duplicative, Overlapping, Outdated Disclosure Requirements
SEC Issues $1.75 Million Penalty Over Perks Disclosures
SEC Approves Series of Final and Proposed Rules in Line with Stated Priorities
SEC Expands on “Smaller Reporting Companies” Eligible for Scaled Disclosure
Failure to Disclose Leads to $35 Million Penalty in the Yahoo! Cybersecurity Breach

News & Press Mentions

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 – Present), National Board Member (2009 – 2013), and Advisory Council Member (2013 – 2016)


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