Cathryn A. ReynoldsStockholder
Cate represents entities and individual clients regarding their commercial law needs. She also enjoys counseling nonprofit entities on governance, corporate and transactional matters. Cate assists business owners and other stakeholders in the various stages of a business life cycle. She assists clients at the outset of their business planning by providing guidance on formation, governance and business owner relations. She also assists with day-to-day legal needs, such as negotiating and drafting commercial contracts. Finally, Cate guides clients in developing business succession plans, keeping their business and personal objectives in mind. She often manages complex transactions, such as acquisitions, divestitures, mergers and commercial lending and borrowing arrangements.
Cate is experienced in counseling stakeholders and corporate and nonprofit boards, and working directly with executive leadership to provide practical guidance on the legal issues that impact operations. Cate recognizes that corporate governance and management are not static issues, but rather require continued attention and tending over time as organizations grow and develop. Her goal is to help clients effectively manage legal issues such that legal challenges do not become a hurdle to success.
Before joining Reid and Riege, Cate practiced for more than ten years with an Am Law 200 firm, where she was a partner in the Business Transactions and Finance practice groups.
Professional & Community Involvement
- Connecticut Bar Association, Business Law Section
- American Bar Association, Business Law Section
- Town of Hamden Civil Service Commission, Past Commissioner
- Mark Twain Museum & Memorial, Board of Trustees, Past Member
- AIDS Connecticut, Board of Directors, Past Member
- Women in the Law: High Achievers Yearbook, Connecticut Law Tribune (2010)
- “40 Under Forty” Inductee, Hartford Business Journal (2009)
- New England Super Lawyers Magazine® as a Connecticut Rising Star® for Corporate Law (2009)