Mary Catherine Jones
Grants Manager and Legal Counsel
Mary Catherine helps manage grants and other contracts for the Education and Results-Driven Government portfolios. Prior to joining Arnold Ventures, Mary Catherine served as an attorney with law firms in Houston and New York City. Her experience includes representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, sovereign matters, international arbitrations, and a variety of litigation matters including complex securities, enforcement, and regulatory actions.
While in private practice, Mary Catherine received recognition for both her legal advocacy work on behalf of homeless persons and her extensive pro bono practice.
Mary Catherine began her career as an economic analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. During graduate school, she interned with several government agencies including the Department of Justice, Department of State, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and Overseas Private Investment Corporation. Mary Catherine received her law degree from Harvard University and her undergraduate degree from Williams College. She also holds an M.A. in international relations from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C.