Darilyn Olidge is a Partner, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Brightwood Capital Advisors. Darilyn also serves on the Executive Committee. Darilyn’s responsibilities at Brightwood include providing strategic legal advice to the firm, setting and monitoring internal governance practices and policies, running the compliance program, overseeing the human resources team, and managing external counsel relationships.
Prior to joining Brightwood, Darilyn was a Managing Director in the General Counsel Division of Credit Suisse, serving as Lead Advisory Counsel to the Prime Services Group, Co-Manager of GCD’s Center of Excellence Documentation Team and a member of the GC Americas Management Operating Committee. Darilyn joined Credit Suisse from Morgan Stanley, where she last served as Executive Director, advising on various legal and regulatory matters in its fixed income and institutional equities businesses. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, she was an Associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York and clerked for the late Hon. Constance Baker Motley, United States District Court, Southern District of New York. She began her career as a Certified Public Accountant in the Tax Division of Arthur Andersen.