Saule Omarova

Cornell Law School

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Saule T. Omarova is the Beth and Marc Goldberg Professor of Law at Cornell University, Director of Cornell’s Jack Clarke Program on the Law and Regulation of Financial Institutions and Markets, and a Senior Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. Professor Omarova’s academic research focuses on systemic risk regulation and structural trends in financial markets, banking law, financial technology, and political economy of finance. Prior to joining academia, she practiced law at Davis Polk & Wardwell, a premier New York law firm, and served at the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a Special Advisor for Regulatory Policy to the Under Secretary for Domestic Finance. In 2021, Professor Omarova was President Biden’s nominee for the post of the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency. She holds a Ph.D. degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a J.D. degree from Northwestern University.

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