Cathleen McLaughlin is a partner in the Corporate Finance practice at Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office. Ms. McLaughlin focuses on cross border financing in Latin America and Europe. Ms. McLaughlin’s U.S. capital markets experience includes varied transactional and advisory securities experience relating to SEC-registered and unregistered (Regulation S and Rule 144A) debt and equity offerings by U.S., Latin American, and European issuers. She has extensive experience in sovereign, corporate, and infrastructure-related financings involving Latin American and European borrowers. Before joining Paul Hastings, Ms. McLaughlin was at another international law firm where she was the head of their New York International Capital Markets practice.
Cathleen graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1988.
Cathleen has been named one of Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers, 2015-2018, Latin America’s Top 50 Female Lawyers, 2013 by Latinvex; named “Latin America’s Legal Stars” and “Latin America’s Top 50 Businesswomen” by Latin Business Chronicle, 2012; Ranked in Chambers Latin America since 2010 for Capital Markets, Banking & Finance and M&A. Chambers says, “Cathleen McLaughlin is extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of complex finance matters.”