Experienced law firm executive Catherine Gill joins Hausfeld as Global Chief Operating Officer
October 31, 2018 – Global law firm Hausfeld is pleased to announce that experienced executive Catherine Gill has joined the firm as its Global Chief Operating Officer. She will work with the firm’s Global Executive and Management Committees to achieve the firm’s strategic initiatives and oversee the firm’s offices worldwide.
Prior to her arrival at Hausfeld, Gill was the Chief Practice Management Officer of the Litigation Department at Goodwin Procter LLP, where she directed all administrative and legal service operations of the firm’s 350-lawyer litigation practice. She has more than 25 years of experience in the legal industry and over 13 years of executive leadership and management experience.
Commenting on the announcement, Global Managing Partner Brent Landau said, “Hausfeld is delighted to welcome Cathy to our team and is fortunate to have the benefit of her impressive background and tremendous expertise. In just the past three years, we have doubled the number of our offices and nearly tripled our personnel. As we now approach our tenth anniversary, Cathy brings us the right set of skills at the right time to help us continue our demonstrated pattern of growth and success.”
Gill added, “I’m very excited to be joining Hausfeld at this important juncture for the firm. Hausfeld is innovative in its approach to client representation and is well positioned for future growth based on the strength of its reputation as a global claimants’ firm. I look forward to the challenges and opportunities that this new role will bring.”
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Hausfeld is a leading global law firm with offices in Berlin, Boston, Brussels, Düsseldorf, London, New York, Paris, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington, DC. The firm has a broad range of complex litigation expertise, particularly in antitrust/competition, financial services, sports and entertainment, environmental, mass torts, consumer protection, and human rights matters, often with an international dimension. Hausfeld aims to achieve the best possible results for clients through its practical and commercial approach, avoiding litigation where feasible, yet litigating robustly when necessary. Hausfeld’s extensive experience with alternative and innovative fee models offers clients a diverse menu of engagement options and maximum flexibility in terms of managing their cost exposure.
Hausfeld is the only claimants’ firm to be ranked by The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners as a top tier firm in private enforcement of antitrust/competition law in both the United States and Europe. For more information about the firm, including recent trial victories and landmark settlements, please visit www.hausfeld.com.