Athena Cheng is a Vice President in the Chief Legal Office. Ms. Cheng focuses on litigation as well as other firm legal matters. Before joining Blackstone in 2015, Ms. Cheng was an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP where she focused on litigation, investigations and antitrust matters. Prior to joining Cravath, Ms. Cheng served as a law clerk to the Honorable William G. Young of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Ms. Cheng received a BA in Psychology, magna cum laude, from Yale University, where she was elected Phi Beta Kappa, and a JD, summa cum laude, from Boston University School of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review.