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May 28, 2020

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cwassberg01@hamline.edu
Cathey Wassberg

Contact Info

Catherine Wassberg
cwassberg01@hamline.edu
(651) 523-2556
St. Paul Main Campus > Old Main > OM 116E

Catherine Wassberg

Vice President and General Counsel

Contact Info

Catherine Wassberg
cwassberg01@hamline.edu
(651) 523-2556
St. Paul Main Campus > Old Main > OM 116E

Biography

Cathy Wassberg joined Hamline in May of 2009. Cathy has an extensive background in higher education and employment law, corporate litigation, strategic planning, and legal consulting. Prior to working for Hamline, she served as managing director of corporate human resources and associate general counsel at Northwest Airlines/Delta managing employment-related litigation, and overseeing various human resources divisions. Prior to that, Cathy was a partner and co-chair of the labor and employment department at the law firm of Jenner & Block in Chicago, Illinois.

Cathy also is an adjunct faculty member at Mitchell Hamline School of Law and has taught as an adjunct instructor at Northwestern University Law School and IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. She serves on the board of directors of Touchstone Mental Health and of the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota. She has co-coached the same Special Olympics softball team for the past ten summers and provides legal representation pro bono, through the Children’s Law Center of Minnesota, to children who are wards of the state or in foster care.

Cathy earned her JD from the University of Chicago Law School and her BA from Northern Illinois University.