Catherine Zhu is a Provisional Associate attorney in the firm’s Valdosta office. A member of the firm’s transactional group, Catherine focuses her practice in private equity, commercial transactions, environmental law, and affordable housing.
Catherine recently returned to the United States and obtained her Master of Laws from Emory University in May 2020. Before moving to Georgia, Catherine practiced as an attorney in New Zealand where she worked primarily in securities regulation, aviation law, and military law. In New Zealand, she served as an attorney at the New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority where she managed complex aviation regulatory issues, drafted legislation, and oversaw the Authority’s health and safety prosecutions. She went on to work at the New Zealand Stock Exchange where she oversaw public listings and offerings and led investigations into issuer and broker/dealer conduct.
Catherine graduated from Victoria University of Wellington with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations in 2011, and her Bachelor of Laws in 2013. She was admitted to practice in New Zealand in 2013 and maintains a current New Zealand practicing certificate.
Catherine is an active member of the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association.