Title: SeniorAssociate General Counsel
Angela is a transactional attorney with extensive experience representing investment banks, issuers, public pension plans, and institutional investors. Angela started her legal career at Sidley Austin LLP, in New York, NY before moving in-house at Citigroup. Angela developed a passion for representing institutional investors as investment counsel at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, focusing on bespoke investment agreements and building the infrastructure for a large trading platform. Angela’s experience and knowledge enable her to bring both pragmatism and strength to the negotiating table on behalf of Vanderbilt University.
Angela currently focuses on providing legal advice on transactional and regulatory matters relating to the university’s endowment, capital projects, real estate initiatives, and other financial transactions central to Vanderbilt University’s mission. Angela is honored to be entrusted with the great responsibility of being a fiduciary of Vanderbilt University’s assets. This work supports Opportunity Vanderbilt, which makes the university financially accessible for a majority of the student body.
- American Bar Association
- National Association of College and University Attorneys
Angela received her Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University, and she received her Juris Doctorate magna cum laude from American University’s Washington College of Law.
Angela’s favorite spot on campus is the oldest part of campus designated as a national arboretum, she enjoys the trees, plants, birds, students, and natural movements on campus that remind her that Vanderbilt University is alive and thriving. In her spare time Angela appreciates gardening, although not always a successful gardener, her yard serves as a positive reminder of the beauty that comes from re-evaluation, growth, and care. Angela’s greatest bits of advice are “Life is as simple as working hard and being a nice human. Stick to this and everything else is gravy.”
Angela is admitted to practice in New York, Texas, and Tennessee.