Catharine Arrowood (BA ’73, JD ’76) among latest members elected to the American Law Institute (ALI)

Catharine Arrowood (BA ’73, JD ’76) is one of 61 newly elected members to the American Law Institute (ALI), according to the Institute’s press release.

“The new members, which include prominent judges, lawyers and law professors, will bring a wide range of perspectives and areas of expertise to ALI’s work of clarifying the law through Restatements, Principles, Model Penal Codes and Uniform Codes,” the press release said.

Arrowood is a partner with the Parker Poe law firm in Raleigh, North Carolina and was the 120th president of the N.C. Bar Association. After graduating from Wake Forest Law, Arrowood worked for the state Attorney’s General Office until she joined Sanford Cannon Adams and McCullough which turned into Park Poe.

Now, she litigates and arbitrates for both large and small businesses and has considerable experience with regulated companies. Some of her clients include educational institutions, utilities, insurance companies, accounting and law firms, healthcare and biotech firms, banks and commercial aerospace companies.