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Cathleen Butt

Executive Director

New York

Cathleen Butt

Executive Director

New York

Catie Butt is an Executive Director in Allen & Overy’s corporate and legal function transformation business. At A&O Consulting, Catie has primary responsibility for delivering transformation advisory, new model design and implementation services for clients’ corporate, legal and compliance functions.

This role allows her to employ her wide-ranging in-house, legal service provider and consulting experiences to drive effective change management across multiple stakeholders for corporate and legal and compliance function transformation projects of all sizes and scale.

Prior to joining A&O, Catie was transactions lawyer and legal operations executive for various technology, telecom and IT outsourcing companies.

She was a Deputy General Counsel at CSC for 14 years, leading the global transactions and legal operations functions, when it merged with Hewlett Packard’s Enterprise Services division to form DXC Technology in 2017, where she was then at the centre of DXC’s legal department transformation which involved outsourcing the majority of the legal and compliance functions. Catie then joined UnitedLex for a couple of years to serve as Senior Vice President, Enterprise Legal Services and Global Operations Executive for the DXC project.

She brings a unique perspective to her endeavours using a combination of executive leadership, technology and data, process innovation and right resources for right tasks.

News & insights

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Publications: 20 SEPTEMBER 2021

Legal innovation podcast: How outsourcing can enhance the operational effectiveness of the in-house legal function

Catie Butt, A&O Consulting’s executive director, and senior consultant Tom Wilkinson discuss the role and value of outsourcing and how it can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the in-house…

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Publications: 14 SEPTEMBER 2021

Client case study: Building a metrics and reporting model for the in-house legal and compliance function of a global financial institution

When A&O Consulting was instructed by the in-house legal and compliance function of a major global financial institution to create a data-driven reporting program, the project led to the development…

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Publications: 20 OCTOBER 2020

A&O Consulting: increasing demand in a post pandemic world

With A&O Consulting in its second year, three of its executive directors explain the pressures stoking demand for the consultancy’s advice and how, post-pandemic, that is likely to grow.

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