Cissie Citardi

Cissie Citardi

General Counsel

About Ms. Citardi

Cissie Citardi, partner, is general counsel of William Blair and a member of the firm’s extended leadership group. Before joining William Blair in 2020, Cissie served as the general counsel for PineBridge Investments, a private global asset manager with capabilities in multi-asset, fixed income, equities, and alternatives. She was also a member of the senior management committee. Before joining PineBridge, Ms. Citardi worked at Silver Point Capital, counseling investment teams providing customized debt and equity financing to middle-market companies. Earlier in her career, Cissie worked in private practice at Shearman & Sterling in New York City, where she represented investment banks and issuers in a variety of corporate finance transactions.

Ms. Citardi is originally from Australia and served as associate to the Honorable Justice Beaumont in the Federal Court of Australia. She has also practiced law at Herbert Smith Freehills in Sydney. She holds both a Bachelor of Science (Hons) and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Sydney, Australia.

About William Blair

William Blair is a premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We provide advisory services, strategies, and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs. As an independent and employee-owned firm, together with our strategic partners, we operate in more than 20 offices worldwide.*

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Year William Blair was founded

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+1,800

Employees worldwide

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+136 billion

Client assets

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86 Years

Independent and employee-owned

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20+

Offices worldwide

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~700

Companies Under Coverage

As of September 30, 2021
*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.

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