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Experienced Corporate Attorney Cate Heaven Young Joins Dorsey

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Past law firm partner and General Counsel to focus on Private Equity, M&A and other transactional work along with general corporate counseling

MINNEAPOLIS, August 20, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Cate Heaven Young has joined the Firm as a Partner in the Corporate Group in Minneapolis on August 16. Cate represents clients in private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and serves as an outside general counsel.

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Dorsey announced today that Cate Heaven Young has joined the Firm as a Partner in the Corporate Group in Minneapolis on August 16. (Photo: Dorsey & Whitney LLP)

"We are delighted that Cate has joined us," noted Bill Stoeri, Managing Partner of Dorsey & Whitney. "She has a breadth of experience relevant to our clients, including significant knowledge working with private equity portfolio companies, both externally and in-house. Her experience and expertise will complement that of our strong Private Equity and M&A teams; and our outside general counsel practice across the platform."

Cate joins Dorsey from Jostens, Inc., where she served as the General Counsel. Jostens, Inc. is a Platinum Equity portfolio company that is a leading provider of yearbooks, graduation regalia, and class and championship jewelry in the K-12 educational, college and professional sports segments.

Prior to joining Jostens, Cate was a partner at a large law firm in Minneapolis. Her practice focused on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, assisting entrepreneurs with business formation and strategic planning, and corporate governance and compliance matters. Cate has also previously served as the General Counsel of two publicly traded companies in the medical device and franchise industries, where she had a multi-disciplinary focus including legal strategy, risk management and public company reporting and compliance.

"I am thrilled to join Dorsey & Whitney. In all client representation, I strive to deliver excellent service as a proactive, pragmatic and collaborative advisor to achieve optimal outcomes for clients. Dorsey’s relentless commitment to professional excellence and client focus provides me with the opportunity to deliver exceptional value to help Dorsey’s clients achieve their business objectives," Cate shared.

About Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Clients have relied on Dorsey since 1912 as a valued business partner. With locations across the United States and in Canada, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region, Dorsey provides an integrated, proactive approach to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey represents a number of the world's most successful companies from a wide range of industries, including leaders in banking & financial institutions, development & infrastructure, energy & natural resources, food, beverage & agribusiness, healthcare, and technology, as well as major non-profit and government entities.

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