Olga Gutman

Adjunct Professor of Law
Contact Information
Cornell Law School
Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Email: og11@cornell.edu

Assistant:
Gina Jackson
Cornell Law School
315 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901
Email: gj13@cornell.edu

Professional Biography

Olga Gutman is a Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where she is a member of the Corporate Department. Olga specializes in hedge funds, private equity funds and investment management matters. She regularly represents sponsors of private equity and hedge funds including Apollo Global Management, CIFC Corp., Citigroup Alternative Investments, Coatue Management, CVC Credit Partners, Grosvenor Capital Management, Intermediate Capital Group, MatlinPatterson Global Advisers, New Holland Capital, Palladium Equity Partners, Pomona Capital, Portfolio Advisors, Spring Mountain Capital, Tiger Management, and Westbrook Partners. She additionally advises clients on strategic investments (including secondary transactions) and M&A transactions executed by asset management firms.


Olga is a frequent lecturer before professional groups on private investment funds. She has been recognized as a leading lawyer in Investment Funds: Hedge Funds by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. She was also named a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500 United States and The International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers. Olga received her J.D. in 1997 from Cornell Law School, where she was an Olin Scholar, and her LL.M. in International and Comparative Law in 2001, also from Cornell. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Yeshiva University in 1994, receiving the Wall Street Journal Award for Excellence in Economics.


Education

B.A., Yeshiva University, 1994
J.D., Cornell Law School, 1997
LL.M., Cornell Law School, 2001