Zia Oatley works as Investment Counsel at Legalist where she underwrites potential investments. She is a former litigator with over a decade of experience trying cases.
With roots in North Carolina, she clerked for the Honorable Gregory W. Carman in the U.S. Court of International Trade. As a litigator, she worked in environmental and commercial litigation at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Washington D.C. for 6 years, before joining New Orleans-based Kean Miller LLP until 2019.
She received a J.D. and Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Duke University.