Catharine is a corporate partner in the Dallas office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She represents public and private companies, including private equity funds and portfolio companies, in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint venture transactions. Catharine’s experience ranges across a variety of industries, including energy, infrastructure, consumer products, industrials and technology. Catharine’s experience also includes advising private equity sponsors and management teams in capital investments and formation of portfolio companies, strategic recapitalizations and internal restructurings, and complex corporate governance matters.



Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, The Best Lawyers in America 2021–2022


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016Texas


  • Texas Tech University School of LawJ.D.summa cum laude2016

    Order of the Coif

    Lead Articles Editor, Texas Tech Law Review

  • University of Texas at AustinB.A., Government2010
    J.J. Pickle Research Scholar Program