Advisory Board & Sponsors

Advisory Board Members

Ralph Baxter

Former Chairman & CEO Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Alexandre Bertoldi

Managing Partner Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Jacob Bier

Partner Poul Schmith Kammeradvokaten

Sabine Chalmers

Group General Counsel BT Group plc

Kenneth Chenault

Chairman & Managing Director General Catalyst

Jonathan Chiel

EVP and General Counsel Fidelity Investments Inc.

Ricardo Cortés-Monroy

Former Senior Vice President & Group General Counsel Nestle S.A.

Ignasi Costas

Regional Managing Partner – Europe, Middle East & Latin America, Barcelona; Co-Managing Partner; Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship DWF-RCD

Jennifer Daniels

Chief Legal Officer & Secretary Colgate-Palmolive Company

John R. Ettinger

Senior Counsel Davis Polk

Lucy Fato

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Global Head of Communications and Government Affairs AIG

Horacio Gutierrez

Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary Walt Disney Company

Ben W. Heineman, Jr.

Former Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, General Electric

Brad Karp

Chair Paul, Weiss, Wharton, Rivkin & Garrison, LLP

Robert Katz

Senior Counsel Sullivan & Cromwell

Matthew Layton

Former Managing Partner Clifford Chance LLP

Joseph M. Leccese

Partner and Former Chairman Proskauer Rose LLP

William Lewis, Jr.

Managing Director & Co-Chairman of Investment Banking Lazard Ltd.

Vincent Maffeo

Former Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Leidos

Raymond J. McGuire

Former Global Head of Corporate & Investment Banking Citigroup Inc.

Jami Wintz McKeon

Chair Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Roger Meltzer

Partner and Chairman Emeritus DLA Piper

Henry T.A. Moniz

Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer Meta

Adebayo O. Ogunlesi

Chairman Global Infrastructure Partners

Amy Schulman

Managing Partner Polaris Partners

Cyril Shroff

Managing Partner Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Robert Shuftan

Partner Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Brad Smith

Vice-Chair and President Microsoft

John Soroko

Partner and Chairman Emeritus Duane Morris LLP

Avy Stein

Co-Founder & Managing Partner Cresset Capital Management

Laura Stein

Executive Vice President and General Counsel Mondelēz International

Nils H. Thommessen

Former Managing Partner Wiersholm

Hugh Verrier

Chairman White & Case LLP

Barton J. Winokur

Partner & Immediate Past Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dechert LLP

Tracey Brady Yurko

Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary Bridgewater Associates

Mitchell Zuklie

Global Chairman & CEO Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Institutional Sponsors

Forging a strong, interactive connection between the academy and the profession.

Many of the initiatives pursued by the Center on the Legal Profession would not be possible without the tremendous support by the many individuals, foundations and institutions affiliated with the Center, some of which are highlighted below. Nurturing and developing the relationships with each of these supporters is a key aspect of one of the Center’s primary goals of forging a strong, interactive connection between the academy and the profession.


Microsoft (Corporate, External and Legal Affairs Group) works on the cutting edge of business and regulatory issues around the world, playing a proactive and engaged role pioneering new legal and corporate affairs solutions that will advance business goals and also benefit consumers, industry partners, and the communities where we live and work.

Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters (TR) provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. TR enables professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world’s most trusted new organizations.

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Davis Polk & Wardwell (DPW) is one of the world’s premier law firms. Known for its skillful work in highly complex matters that are critical to their clients, they offer unrivaled breadth and excellence across all practices and specialties. DPW’s clients, many of them industry and global leaders, rely on the exceptional, collaborative service delivered through DPW’s nine offices worldwide.

Dechert LLP

Dechert LLP is an international law firm with practices in corporate and securities, complex litigation, finance and real estate, and financial services and asset management. With broad industry knowledge and experience in a wide variety of areas, Dechert delivers integrated strategies that produce the best results for its clients, whether they’re looking for fresh perspectives on routine matters or entering uncharted legal and business territory. Each practice area is supported by a fully integrated infrastructure of offices throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and Asia.