Catherine Robb is of counsel in the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group in the Austin office of Haynes and Boone, LLP where she represents clients in the broadcast and entertainment industry.
Catherine is a member of the American Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, and the Austin Bar Association. She served on the Judicial Relations Committee for the State Bar of Texas (2001-2004 and 2009) and graduated from The First Amendment Institute’s First Amendment Leadership Program in 2002. She is the Membership Chair of the ABA Forum on Communications Law and is the incoming Co-chair for the Forum’s Women in Communications Law. After completing law school, Catherine clerked for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas (Chambers of W. Royal Furgeson) before going into private practice.
An active Austinite, Catherine is the former chair, and a current member, of the KLRU board and past board president (and board member) of the Austin Film Society. Additionally, she is on the board of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, HAAM, the Texas Lyceum, and the Mayor’s Health and Fitness Council. Catherine is also a past board member of the Austin Music Foundation, Humanities Texas, and of the American Heart Association (Capitol Area Division). She is the founder, former chairman, and chair emeritus of the LBJ Library Future Forum.
Catherine is a council member of the Texas Exes, a council member of the LBJ School of Public Affairs, and served on the university’s Commission of 125, and is an active member of Leadership Austin.
Catherine earned her J.D. with honors from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law in 1998. She received her B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1992.