Cate represents public and private companies in complex commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic investments. Cate also advises clients on business formation, strategic planning, corporate governance, commercial contracting, and general corporate matters.
Cate’s prior work as general counsel informs her advice to clients. Her experience is deep and broad having served as general counsel for a private equity portfolio company valued in excess of $1 billion and two public companies, and in the varied industries of academic and achievement, franchise, and medical device. In all general counsel roles, she was the leader of the legal functions, responsible for a wide array of transactional, compliance, intellectual property, governance, and litigation matters.
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