Kathryn M.S. Catherwood (“Kay”) is a partner in the San Diego office of Gordon & Rees and a member of the firm’s Business Transactions, Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights, Commercial Litigation, and Drug & Medical Device practice groups. She focuses in the areas of commercial litigation, creditor’s rights, and insolvency and bankruptcy law. Kay has extensive experience in all aspects of business and bankruptcy law and litigation, including business reorganization, liquidation and workouts. Kay’s clients include creditors and court-appointed trustees in chapter 7 and 11 cases, as well as representation of debtors in chapter 11 cases. She has knowledge in mechanic's lien law, as well as family law and related dissolution matters. Her creditor's right practice emphasizes representing lenders and borrowers in workout and restructuring of commercial loans, secured transactions, and lease transactions, and pursuit of creditor's remedies in commercial litigation matters. Kay’s practice also includes directors’ and officers’ liability litigation as well as products liability litigation.
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Central Districts of California
State Bar of California
State Bar of Wisconsin
San Diego Bankruptcy Forum – Past President
California Bankruptcy Forum – Past President
Local Bankruptcy Rules Advisory Board