From sales of emerging venture-backed companies to multi-billion dollar acquisitions, Catherine Dargan has advised numerous companies on their important strategic transactions for over 20 years. Ms. Dargan has broad experience in mergers and acquisitions, both public and private, and partnering arrangements. Ms. Dargan is Chambers-rated in Corporate/M&A, serves on the editorial board of M&A360, and was designated a “Life Science Star” and was recently named “Best in M&A” by LMG Euromoney and among The National Law Journal’s "Outstanding Women Lawyers." She co-leads Covington’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice and is a member of the firm's Management Committee. According to the latest edition of Legal 500 US (2015), Ms. Dargan “is ‘excellent, pragmatic, personable and dedicated’.
In addition to structuring and negotiating transactions, Ms. Dargan regularly assists clients with corporate governance, compliance and other matters.
Ms. Dargan also regularly advises clients on a variety of commercial agreements relating to manufacturing, supply, and distribution of core products. She represents clients in a variety of industries including life sciences, defense and government contracting, consumer products, technology and gaming, media, sports, and equipment and manufacturing.