Akofa Tsiagbe is a Vice President on the Legal team at Lafayette Square. Prior to joining Lafayette Square, Akofa was an associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP in the bank finance group where she worked on leveraged finance transactions including cross-border acquisition financings and chaired the firm’s global Black attorney inclusion network. Akofa spent six months on secondment at Citibank’s office in London, where she covered the high yield desk.
A first generation Ghanaian-American, Akofa grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and holds a B.A. in Politics, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of San Francisco and a J.D. from Berkeley Law.