Mitsubishi Motors North America names Katherine Knight as CLO
Mitsubishi Motors North America’s vice president and general counsel Katherine Knight (pictured) is assuming the role of vice president, chief legal officer, human resources and corporate governance. In this role, Knight will be responsible for overseeing a new cross-functional department combining legal, human resources internal audit, facilities, risk management and compliance.
Knight joined Mitsubishi Motors North America in 2019 from USA Truck, where she served as vice president, general counsel and secretary. Prior to that, she was a senior counsel for Nissan North America. Knight started her legal career as a law clerk at the U.S. District Court for 2 years. She later joined the Attorney General’s Office as assistant attorney general. Following her one year tenure at the Attorney General’s Office, Knight joined Tennessee Department of Transport as an assistant general counsel. She later practiced law at two separate law firms for almost 2 years, before she took up a role as senior associate at Dollar General, where she served for more than five and a half years.