Catherine Smith

Chief Legal Officer

A recognized expert on compliance, Catherine heads Guidepoint’s Legal and Compliance departments and has spoken at Regulatory Compliance Association, Private Equity International, and CFA-affiliated events.

Catherine joined us in 2011 after serving seven years as senior counsel in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Enforcement Division. She was an inaugural member of the SEC’s Enforcement Division’s national Market Abuse Unit, and prior to that, worked as a litigation associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel, LLP.

Catherine graduated with honors from St. John’s University School of Law, where she led the St. John’s Law Review as editor-in-chief, and is a Senior Fellow of the Regulatory Compliance Association.