OlgaGidalevitz Ph.D.


Chicago + 1.312.269.1517

Olga Gidalevitz joined our New Lawyers Group (NLG) in 2019. The NLG provides our newest lawyers with the opportunity to gain exposure to different practice areas and lawyering styles before making a commitment to a specific practice. Individuals in the NLG may focus on a particular area of practice, or compare practices, during their first year with Jones Day.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Olga was a law professor in Saudi Arabia and in the United States, where she taught courses on international trade and Islamic law. From 2010 to 2013 she also taught an e-learning course on trade, energy, and climate change at the United Nations Institute for Training & Research (UNITAR).


  • A large national bank forms joint venture to acquire Spring Creek Gardens Condominiums in Brooklyn, New YorkJones Day advised a large national bank in its joint venture with a local operating partner for the acquisition and related financing of the property known as Spring Creek Gardens Condominiums in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Vantage Data Centers forms $3.5 billion strategic partnership with Colony Capital to advance data center growthJones Day advised Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data center campuses, on forming a strategic partnership with Colony Capital, Inc. valued at $3.5 billion to accelerate the expansion of Vantage’s best-in-class, wholesale data centers throughout North America and Europe.
  • Global systemically important bank (GSIB) conducts risk assessment to determine impact of LIBOR transition on enterprise-wide portfoliosJones Day is advising a GSIB with respect to enterprise-wide portfolios impacted by the LIBOR transition, including conducting portfolio-wide risk impact assessments, analyzing various consumer products, and developing litigation contingency plans.
  • CITGO completes $1.125 billion Senior Secured Notes offeringJones Day represented CITGO Petroleum Corporation, a North American refiner of complex crudes and producer of high-value petrochemicals, in connection with a Rule 144A offering of $1.125 billion aggregate principal amount of 7.00% Senior Secured Notes due 2025.
  • Additional Publications

    Publications Prior to Jones Day

    The Potential of Tariff Policy for Climate Change Mitigation: Legal and Economic Analysis, 48 Journal of World Trade, Issue 5, pp. 1007–1037

    International Trade Regulation and the Mitigation of Climate Change: World Trade Forum, Cambridge University Press 2009

    Article XXI and XXV in Wolfrum, R., Stoll, P., & Feinäugle, C. (Eds.),  WTO - Trade in Services. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill | Nijhoff.

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