- Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 2019, Order of the Coif, magna cum laude
- Case Western Reserve Law Review, publisher
- Clemson University, B.A., 2014, with honors
Bar & Court Admissions
- Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
Cauley is an associate in the Vorys Cleveland office and a member of the finance, energy and real estate group. She is a transactional attorney whose practice primarily focuses on commercial finance and real estate matters, as well as workouts and restructurings.
Cauley received her J.D. magna cum laude from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she was a member of order of the coif and the publisher of the Case Western Reserve Law Review. She received her B.A. with honors from Clemson University.
Professional and Community Activities
- CMBA, Member
- 11/13/2019Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP is pleased to welcome nine new first-year associates to the firm. Matt Gutierrez, Amanda Miggo, Francisco Rolon and Gretchen Rutz joined the Columbus office; Jacob Bartlett, Megan Hurd and Stephen Self joined the Cincinnati office; Anne Hurd and Cauley Simmons joined the Cleveland office; and Reed Fryar and Joseph Markell joined the Houston office.
- 1/14/2021Vorys attorneys returned to host the Vorys On Call: Coronavirus webinar on Thursday, January 14, 2021.
- 12/10/2020Vorys attorneys returned to host the Vorys On Call: Coronavirus webinar on Thursday, December 10, 2020.
- 7/9/2020In this Vorys On Call: Coronavirus webinar, Vorys attorneys presented the most timely and relevant topics as businesses and organizations respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- 6/11/2020In this Vorys On Call: Coronavirus webinar, Vorys attorneys presented the most timely and relevant topics as businesses and organizations respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- 4/9/2020The fourth installment of our weekly multi-disciplinary webinar series on the various business and legal implications of COVID-19 took place on Thursday, April 9, 2020.
- 12/31/2020As part of the “CARES Act 2” economic relief bill signed into law on December 27, 2020, the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act renews and extends the Paycheck Protection Program created by the original CARES Act.
- 11/9/2020PPP Guidance Update: SBA Creates New Loan Necessity Questionnaires for Borrowers that Received $2,000,000 or MoreOn October 30, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released two new forms which require the disclosure of information from Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers that received PPP loans with an original principal amount of $2 million or more.
- 10/28/2020On October 2, 2020, the Small Business Administration (the SBA) released SBA Procedural Notice Control No. 5000-20057 (the Procedural Notice) regarding Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans and changes in ownership.
- Summer 2020As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Senate passed multiple phases of federal Coronavirus relief legislation, including the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act), the third phase of the legislation.
- 6/8/2020On June 5, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (the Flexibility Act), which made some key changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
- 5/18/2020On May 15, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application form.
- 5/14/2020PPP Guidance Update: SBA Creates Limited Safe Harbor for Borrowers who have Received Less than $2,000,000The SBA and the Treasury updated the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) FAQs on May 13, 2020, creating new guidelines surrounding the requirement in the PPP loan application that a borrower certify in good faith that “[c]urrent economic uncertainty makes this loan request necessary to support the ongoing operations of the Applicant” (the Need Certification).
- 4/27/2020The Small Business Administration and the Treasury updated the PPP Frequently Asked Questions on April 23 and suggested that certain businesses that have already obtained PPP loans should repay their loan in full by May 7 if they cannot demonstrate that as of the date of application, the loan was necessary to support their ongoing operations due to the current state of the economy.
- 2/17/2020"Client Alert: Bankruptcy Court Orders Denying Relief From the Automatic Stay Must Be Appealed Within 14 Days," February 17, 2020The United States Supreme Court recently made clear that bankruptcy litigation is different than most civil litigation when it unanimously held that a bankruptcy court’s order denying relief from the automatic stay is a final appealable order.