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
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison
J.D., Northwestern University School of Law
Kumhof, Michael, Jason Allen, Will Bateman, Rosa M. Lastra, Simon Gleeson, and Saule T. Omarova, “Central Bank Money: Liability, Asset, or Equity of the Nation?” (December 1, 2020). CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15521
Omarova, Saule T., “The People’s Ledger: How to Democratize Money and Finance the Economy,” Vanderbilt Law Review (forthcoming)
Omarova, Saule T., “Dealing With Disruption: Emerging Approaches to FinTech Regulation,” Washington University Journal of Law and Policy 61 (2020)
Omarova, Saule T. “Technology v. Technocracy: Fintech as a Regulatory Challenge,” Journal of Financial Regulation 6, p. 75 (2020)
Omarova, Saule T., “Why We Need a National Investment Authority” (April 1, 2020)