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Catherine Cope

Catherine Cope is a corporate counsel in the Dallas office of Haynes Boone. Her practice is focused on a variety of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and other business and commercial transactions. Specifically, Catherine has experience representing corporate and private equity buyers and sellers in structuring, negotiating, documenting, and closing acquisitions and dispositions, as well as assisting corporate clients with complex commercial agreements and related arrangements.

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  • Represented Parker Products, a leading provider of custom inclusions, flavor systems, and other specialty ingredients, in the partial equity sale to The Riverside Company.
  • Represented Wingate Partners in its acquisition of Binswanger Glass, a seller and installer of glass and glass-related products for commercial, residential and automotive use.
  • Represented the owners of a background screening provider in the sale of a minority interest in the company.
  • Represented Rmax Operating, LLC, a subsidiary of Hart Group, Inc. and leading provider of polyiso insulation technology, in the equity sale to Sika Corporation.
  • Represented Dunn Paper, Inc., a portfolio company of Wingate Partners and leading supplier of high-performance, advanced paper materials for niche consumer markets, in the stock sale to Arbor Investments.
  • Represented Heritage Bag Company, a Texas-based manufacturer of plastic can liners and other packaging products, in the securities sale to Novolex Holdings, Inc.
  • Volunteer Advocate, Dallas Court Appointed Special Advocates
  • Included in the "Ones to Watch" category of The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2021-2024


B.B.A., Finance and Economics, Baylor University, 2012, magna cum laude; Business Fellow; Honors Program Scholar with Distinction

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2015, magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Articles Editor, SMU Law Review Association; William L. Hutchison Scholarship Recipient


Judicial Extern to the Honorable Reed O'Connor, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, August-November 2013



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Haynes Boone Promotes 22 Lawyers to Counsel
May 01, 2024

Haynes and Boone, LLP’s 2024 counsel class is among the largest in the firm’s history, with 22 associates promoted to counsel this spring, effective May 1. The multinational group, which is comprised of 54 percent women and 41 percent ethnically diverse lawyers, includes representation from a wide array of practice areas and locations. The lawyers practice in more than a dozen groups, with six in [...]