Jennifer Burleigh

Former Partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Jennifer Burleigh

Jennifer Burleigh

Former Partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP


Jennifer Burleigh ’85 is a retired partner of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, an international law firm, where her practice focused on advising managers of private equity funds and other alternative asset pools. While at Debevoise, Ms. Burleigh was recognized as a leading practitioner in private equity fund formation, and she was a frequent writer and speaker on developments in U.S. and international private equity. She served on the Private Investment Funds Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and on the board of trustees of Prep for Prep.

Ms. Burleigh is also a trustee of The Caedmon School. She received her J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a managing editor of the Columbia Law Review. She received her B.A. with honors from Stanford University. She lives in New York City with her husband, William Regner, and daughter Sarah.

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Head of School at Concord Academy

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Head of School at The Caedmon School

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Director of Development at The Caedmon School

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Chief Financial Officer at Concord Academy

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Associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

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Early Program Co-Head Teacher at The Caedmon School

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Food Director at The Caedmon School

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Reading Specialist Director of Learning Services at The Caedmon School

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Director of Communications at The Caedmon School

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Director of Admissions at The Caedmon School

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Jennifer Burleigh
Former Partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
JD, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Class of 1994

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

BA with Honors
Class of 1989

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Managing Editor

The Columbia Law Review is one of the world’s leading publications of legal scholarship. Founded in 1901, the Review is an independent nonprofit corporation that produces a law journal edited and published entirely by students at Columbia Law School. It is one of a handful of student-edited law journals in the nation that publish eight issues a year. The Review is one of the most widely distributed and cited law reviews in the country. It receives about 2,000 submissions per year and selects approximately 20–25 manuscripts for publication annually, in addition to student Notes. In 2008, the Review expanded its audience with the launch of Sidebar, an online supplement to the Review. By bringing together a diverse group of legal scholars, practitioners, community leaders, and judges, Sidebar provides an important, emerging forum for the discussion of pressing legal issues.

Career History
1994 - Prior

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP provides legal services. Practice areas include: complex acquisition, financing transactions, litigation & arbitration, tax, employee benefits, and trusts & estates. The company was founded in 1931 by Eli Whitney Debevoise and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Former Senator from New York

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Pacific Century Group Holdings Ltd., Bridge Partners LP purchase AIG, Inc. /Investment Advisory & Asset Management Business from AIG

Awards & Honors
The Legal 500 United States
IFLR1000 - Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms
Chambers Global - World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Private Equity Fund Formation
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