Southern Illinois University School of Law,
University of Tennessee, Knoxville,
University of Tennessee at Martin,
As Loss Prevention Counsel, Catherine assists with new client openings, the conflicts process, and helps implement effective loss prevention protocols across the Firm.
Employing her skills in legal ethics, Catherine's work includes safeguarding the interests of the Firm's clients and attorneys by providing analysis and advice concerning whether planned conduct complies with legal ethical rules and other applicable laws. Working with the Firm's general counsel and assistant general counsel, she assists with the new hire process for attorneys to ensure client relationships are examined quickly and efficiently so new attorneys can successfully transition their work.
Catherine also reviews potential and actual conflicts of interests in regard to new and existing clients and Firm employees, and reviews external marketing content and collateral to ensure adherence to ethics rules.
Before joining Thompson Coburn, Catherine worked as a Deputy State Public Defender primarily focused on criminal defense. She also has extensive experience in Social Work acquired while practicing as a Certified Prevention Specialist.
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