Barnes & Thornburg announces the arrival of Catherine Turgeon as a partner in the firm’s Private Investment Funds and Asset Management practice in New York.
Turgeon advises private investment funds and other financial investors in a broad range of U.S. and offshore investment and financing transactions, including private equity transactions, venture capital and growth equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, convertible instruments, private investments in public equity (PIPEs), special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), joint ventures and other specialized investment structures. She also counsels clients on general corporate and regulatory matters.
“We are excited to add a lawyer of Catherine’s caliber to our growing Investment Funds practice group,” said David Gotlieb, chair of the firm’s Corporate Department. “The range, scope and diversity of Catherine’s transactional experience representing investment funds will be a boon for our clients.”
Before joining the firm, Turgeon practiced for 18 years at the financial services boutique Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP (now known as Kibbe & Orbe LLP).
Turgeon has advised clients on investments and transactions in a wide range of industries, including life sciences, biotechnology, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, automotive technology, data technology, energy, finance, online platforms, insurance solutions, social media and software.
“Catherine’s arrival further expands the platform we have been building this past year in New York, particularly on the transactional side,” said Robert J. Boller, partner in charge of the New York office. “Her established practice and sterling reputation in the New York market will play a critical role in our continued growth. We’re thrilled to welcome her to the firm.”
Turgeon earned her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, magna cum laude, and her B.S. from Penn State University.