Sally Bergmann is a corporate associate and a member of the firm’s Investment Management Group. Her practice focuses on advising sponsors of private equity funds, including buyout, distressed, real estate and credit opportunities funds. Ms. Bergmann’s recent experience includes acting for clients such as Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, Burford Capital, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, EQT Partners, GSO Capital Partners, Kelso & Company, KKR, Morgan Stanley, Odyssey Investment Partners, Sequoia Capital, Tishman Speyer and WeWork.

Ms. Bergmann joined Debevoise in 2011. Ms. Bergmann received a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2011. From 2009 to 2011, Ms. Bergmann served as a member of The Tax Lawyer.

Ms. Bergmann is listed as a Rising Star for Investment Funds by IFLR1000 (2020). She is the author of “The Application of Conduit Theory in Interest Rate Swap Transactions: Schering-Plough Corporation v. United States,” 63 Tax. L. 437 (2010). She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis in 2008.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, 2011, J.D.
  • Washington University in St. Louis, 2008, B.S.B.A.

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  • New York