Cathy is a commercial solicitor whose practice emphasizes commercial real estate, business law, and financing. After earning her B.A. with Distinction (1993) and her LL.B. with Distinction (1996 - bronze medalist) at the University of Alberta, she was admitted to the Alberta bar in 1997.
Away from the office, Cathy is a director and member of the executive of the Strathcona Minor Hockey Association, a member of the Edmonton chapter of the Commercial Real Estate Women Network, co-Chair of the Fundraising Committee for the Women and Money Initiative in Edmonton, a director of the Elzinga Family Foundation and a member of the Canadian Bar Association North Business Law (of which she is past-chair) and North Tax Law subsections.