Vania Mia Chaker graduated from Stanford University with honors and with distinction.She holds a juris doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.
While in law school, she served as president of the Federalist Society and as a senior editor of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy at Harvard Law School. She holds dual M.B.A. degrees from Columbia Business School and the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business.
Ms. Chaker clerked in the federal judiciary as an elbow clerk to the Hon. Rudi M. Brewster in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California and the Hon. Mitchel R. Goldberg in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.
Ms. Chaker has been associated with the global law firms of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, Baker & McKenzie, and Fox Rothschild, serving in the Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Venture Capital, and Insolvency practice groups of these firms.
Ms. Chaker served as a Koch Fellow for the United States Congress for the Hon. C. Christopher Cox and for the House Republican Policy Committee; and as a Research Assistant at the Hoover Institution while at Stanford University. She remains active in political, professional, and charitable activities.