Andrew M. Ostrognai, JD '89
Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
Andrew M. Ostrognai is a corporate partner of Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP, and chair of the firm’s private equity practice in Asia. He has extensive experience in forming all types of private equity funds, from large pan-Asian buyout funds to smaller-focused, sector- or country-specific funds, as well as RMB-denominated funds. A number of these funds invest in Asian frontier economies.
Ostrognai has been recognized by Private Equity International as one of the 30 most influential lawyers in global private equity. He serves as a member of the advisory council of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association, and is a regular guest lecturer to INSEAD’s MBA students on private equity fund formation issues. Ostrognai also has been ranked in the top tier by Chambers Asia for private equity fund formation and has been recognized both as a “leading lawyer” for fund formation in the International Financial Law Review 1000 and as a “leading individual” for investment funds and private equity in Hong Kong in the Asia Pacific Legal 500. He has been listed in the International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers published by Law Business Research, Euromoney’s Expert Guide to the World’s Leading Private Equity Lawyers, and PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook. Ostrognai received his BA in 1986 from Yale University and his JD in 1989 from the University of Chicago Law School.