Geiza Vargas-Vargas

Assistant Dean Academic Success

Contact Info

Office: 385 Meeting Street, 3rd
Phone: 843.377.1103

J.D. Boston College Law School B.A. Wellesley College

Assistant Dean of Academic Success

Geiza Vargas-Vargas joined the Charleston School of Law Faculty in Fall 2009.  She brings a wealth of corporate law and business experience.

Vargas-Vargas has served as a business advisor to a boutique investment and financial services firm focused on international ventures. She was previously an associate with the New York law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where she practiced structured finance.  Prior to law school, Vargas-Vargas was focused on commercial real estate acquisitions.  In her career, she has closed more than $4 billion of deals involving mergers and acquisitions, more than $6 billion of structured finance transactions and $2 billion of real estate transactions. 

Vargas-Vargas’s research interest is largely interdisciplinary, combining her passion for finance and capital markets (international and domestic) with social science, political theory and critical legal theory. In Charleston, she serves as a Guardian Ad Litem, focused on complex child neglect and sex abuse cases. Vargas-Vargas is a member of the New York Bar and Massachusetts Bar.

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