Stephanie Tsacoumis has been appointed vice president and general counsel of Georgetown University based in Washington, DC.
She will advise and counsel on a variety of legal issues and oversee a team of legal professionals within the office of general counsel.
She comes to the university from Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP where she was a corporate partner and most recently completed a six-year term as co-partner-in-charge of the Washington, DC office. Prior to that, Tsacoumis was a corporate partner in the Washington, DC offices of Morrison & Foerster LLP and McKenna Conner & Cuneo.
Commenting on her new position, she says: “I am honoured to have the opportunity to serve as general counsel to a world-class institution with such a critical mission…During my legal career, I have been fortunate to work closely with remarkable clients; I look forward to working with and learning from Georgetown’s exceptional faculty, students and administrators.”
Tsacoumis is highly experienced in mergers and acquisitions and she has also published widely on topics including corporate governance.
She has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law in the L.L.M. program at Georgetown University Law Center since 2001.
Founded in 1789 by Archbishop John Carroll, Georgetown University is the oldest and largest Catholic and Jesuit university in America.