WASHINGTON—Chambers has named Covington partner Catherine Dargan its North America Diversity & Inclusion Lawyer of the Year. The award celebrates the achievements of those furthering the advancement of diversity and inclusion, and the winner was selected after in-depth research by Chambers.
In its profile of Catherine, Chambers cited a client’s observation that: “Catherine is a truly exceptional deal lawyer and we were fortunate to have her lead one of my company’s most important and transformative transactions. She is also dedicated to improving diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and inside her own firm. She partnered with me to field a diverse team of Covington lawyers, and I saw first-hand how she provided opportunities to women and diverse lawyers to play key roles in the transaction. Catherine’s mentorship is critical to building the next generation of women and diverse lawyers in the deal space, and she should be recognized for her systematic efforts and the results she is achieving.”
Catherine leads the firm’s Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Practices and has advised numerous companies on their important strategic transactions for more than 20 years. Catherine represents clients in public and private mergers and acquisitions, domestically and internationally, corporate governance matters, product acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, and strategic partnering arrangements.