Bar Admissions
2017, Virginia
Cathy received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, in 2003. She earned her Juris Doctor with distinction from the University of North Dakota School of Law in Grand Forks, North Dakota, in 2011, where she also served in the Army ROTC Program.
Court Admissions
Virginia U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Support Staff


Cathy Peterson practices in the firm’s Consumer Practice Group. Prior to joining LGN, she practiced immigration law, representing clients before the Immigration Court, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, and Federal Court. She also served on the staffs of U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan, U.S. Senator Kent Conrad, and U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp. She has experience on political campaigns and assisting with political compliance matters. Cathy has also served over 10 years as an officer in the North Dakota Army National Guard. Her service provided her the opportunity to work as the Resilience Coordinator for the North Dakota Army National Guard. She also worked as a contractor as Suicide Prevention Program Manager and Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program Manager for the North Dakota National Guard.

Professional Associations

  • American Legion
  • American Legion Auxillary
  • Federal Bar Association – Minnesota Chapter