CHICAGO (PRWEB) February 13, 2014
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) today announced the appointment of Catherine J. Casey as general counsel, effective immediately. In this role, Casey will be responsible for providing legal guidance to the firm’s board of partners and senior management, as well as overseeing the firm’s legal affairs and compliance operations, reporting to Managing Partner-Risk Jere G. Shawver.
“Cathy brings more than 20 years of legal experience to the firm, overseeing a wide variety of accounting, contractual and employment matters at both the federal and state level,” said Shawver. “Her expertise in professional liability risk, arbitration, litigation and compliance is a strong addition to our firm in this critical role.”
Prior to joining Baker Tily, Casey held roles as a litigation partner at DLA Piper and deputy general counsel at BDO USA. Casey is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and holds a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University.
About Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (bakertilly.com)
With more than 1,600 employees, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) provides a wide range of accounting, tax and advisory services. Ranked as one of the 20 largest firms in the United States by Accounting Today (“Top 100 Firms” 2013), Baker Tilly serves clients from offices in Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York, Washington D.C. and throughout Wisconsin. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 137 countries, with 26,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.