Imogene Cathey

Imogene L. Cathey - Seton Hill University General Counsel

In August 2015, Imogene L. Cathey took on the position of general counsel with Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. As part of the private, nonprofit academic institution's operations, she oversees legal matters ranging from tax issues to academic governance. She also handles the school's compliance with various federal laws, such as Title IX and FERPA. Imogene Cathey also provides advice and counsel on legal issues as they arise to the school's officials, such as its board of trustees and president's council.

Before coming to the school, Imogene L. Cathey represented public universities in Florida and North Carolina in various capacities, including general counsel. Prior to specializing in higher education law, Imogene Cathey was an associate attorney with private law firms in Tampa, Florida. During her time in private practice, she primarily represented corporate employers and universities in employment and business disputes. Additionally, Ms. Cathey represented national companies in complex, multifaceted litigation scenarios involving bankruptcy and products liability issues.


Seton Hill University

General Counsel

1 August 2015 - Present

University of Florida

Assistant General Counsel

Aug 1, 2004 , Oct 1, 2010

Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP

Associate Attorney

May 1, 2001 , Jul 1, 2004


Florida A & M University


Aug 1, 1991 , Apr 1, 1996

University of Florida

Juris Doctor

Aug 1, 1996 , May 1, 1999