Andrea C. Saavedra

Lecturer in Law

Andrea C. Saavedra

Andrea
C.
Saavedra
Lecturer in Law

Andrea C. Saavedra has over a decade of experience in corporate law, with a focus on corporate restructuring, finance, and reputational risk. Andrea began her career at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, where she had the opportunity to work on some of the largest Chapter 11 cases in U.S. history. She also served as a teaching assistant to Harvey R. Miller for multiple years. Andrea subsequently joined Nomura Securities as in-house counsel in its Global Markets Division, where she utilized her restructuring expertise to assist the business, legal, and credit groups on transactional and global regulatory matters (including Dodd Frank implementation). Andrea then joined Goldman Sachs as a Vice President in its Conflicts Resolution Group. At Goldman, Andrea worked directly on clearing new business transactions for the firm, with a specific mandate on identifying, elevating, and addressing reputational risk. Prior to joining Columbia Law, Andrea was a law clerk for the Honorable Stacey L. Meisel of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, where she edified her knowledge of corporate law with substantive exposure to consumer and small business distress. Andrea is an honors graduate of Columbia Law School and Wellesley College.

Courses
S. Advanced Bankruptcy: Deals and Issues in the Current Environment