Kathryn M.S. Catherwood has joined Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani as a partner in the firm's San Diego office. Catherwood is a member of the firm's Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights, Commercial Litigation and Business Transactions Practice Groups.
Catherwood brings a depth of experience in bankruptcy law, primarily representing creditors and trustees. She focuses her practice on lender liability/secured creditor issues and mechanic's lien law. Catherwood is also skilled as a commercial litigator.
"We are very pleased to have Kathryn join Gordon & Rees," said Kevin Alexander, managing partner of the firm's San Diego office. "She has a depth of knowledge of laws impacting business in California and San Diego and will be an asset in meeting the legal needs of our clients in the region."
Catherwood earned her J.D. cum laude from the University of Wisconsin Law School. She also earned her B.S.N. and B.S.in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin. For three consecutive years (2015-17), she has been ranked as a Top Lawyer in San Diego Magazine as well as listed on San Diego Super Lawyers® for seven years.
Catherwood is admitted to practice in California, Wisconsin and in the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and the United States District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Central Districts of California. She is a member of the California Bar Association and State Bar of Wisconsin. She currently serves on the Local Bankruptcy Rules Advisory Board and is on the Board of Trustees of the San Diego Law Library Foundation where she has also been the president and events committee chair. She is current a member and past president of the San Diego Bankruptcy Forum and the California Bankruptcy Forum.
Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 700 lawyers in 43 offices across the United States. Our lawyers provide full service representation to public and private companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to start-ups. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees is recognized among the fastest growing and largest law firms in the country and continues to climb the ranks of both The Am Law 200 and The National Law Journal. Additionally, in 2017 Law360 ranked the firm 48th on its list of the largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm at No. 32 on its Diversity Scorecard.