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About Saule T. Omarova

Saule Omarova specializes in regulation of financial institutions, banking law, international finance, and corporate finance. Before joining Cornell Law School in 2014, she was the George R. Ward Associate Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law. Prior to joining academia, Professor Omarova practiced law in the Financial Institutions Group of Davis, Polk, & Wardwell, a premier New York law firm, where she specialized in a wide variety of corporate transactions and advisory work in the area of financial regulation. In 2006-2007, she served at the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a Special Advisor for Regulatory Policy to the Under Secretary for Domestic Finance.
Diploma (B.A. equivalent), Moscow State University, 1989
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1999
J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 2001


Present Professor of Law, Cornell Law School

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Cornell Law School
304 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901
Phone: (607) 255-1476
Fax: (607) 255-7193


Published Articles (23)

Unpublished Papers (1)