Marjorie S. White joins the faculty as an Associate Professor of Clinical Law, to work with the Brooklyn Law School Incubator and Policy Clinic (BLIP) and the Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship (CUBE). Professor White has extensive experience in private practice, including both at law firms as well as in executive in-house positions. She spent much of her career in the corporate department of Davis Polk & Wardwell, where she focused on mergers and acquisitions, securities work and private equity transactions. She was also a partner in the corporate department of Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-Cohen. Professor White served as Vice President and Corporate Secretary of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, the global investment bank, where she was responsible for worldwide corporate governance as well as related public company work. She was also the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of a boutique investment advisory firm, where she oversaw legal and compliance matters.
Professor White graduated from Harvard University and earned her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, where she was Comment Editor of the Law Review. After law school, she clerked for the Honorable Robert J. Ward, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York.