Catharine Parnell is Skyloom’s Counsel. She is responsible for the company’s legal affairs and strategy, including the management of its contracts, intellectual property, and export control compliance.
Catharine joined Skyloom after serving two years in the National Courts Section of the Civil Division of the Department of Justice, where she represented the U.S. government in litigation for monetary settlements on a variety of claims. Prior to working in the DOJ, Catharine worked for the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction as its Associate General Counsel.
From 2011-2019, Catharine served on active duty in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps, primarily as a trial and appellate level prosecutor.
Catharine is pursuing a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. She graduated cum laude from Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 2010) and with Honors from Swarthmore College, majoring in political theory and history (B.A., 2006).