Cathleen Yu
Cathleen T. Yu (Photo courtesy of Quarles & Brady)

Quarles & Brady LLP Phoenix office Partner Cathleen T. Yu has been elected to the Executive Council of the State Bar of Arizona Business Law Section.

In her role, Yu will work to promote the objectives of the State Bar of Arizona within the area of business law; simplify and improve the application of justice in the field; promote the legal education of members of the Bar; and otherwise further the interests of the State Bar of Arizona and the legal profession as a whole.

Yu is a member of the firm’s Business Law Practice Group. She represents institutional investors including tax-exempt organizations such as foundations, universities, pension funds, and hospitals in connection with their investment activities, as well as clients in mergers and acquisitions, securities and other business transactions in industries including health care, restaurant, aviation, education, financial services, manufacturing, and biotechnology. Yu serves on board of directors for Children’s Action Alliance, an independent voice for Arizona children and families at the state capitol and the community.

She received her law degree, cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School and her bachelor’s degree, with honors, from the University of Chicago.