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.
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