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Advisory Board of the Legal Executive Institute

Andrew Baker

Managing Partner
Baker Botts

Candace K. Beinecke

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Michael Blair

Presiding Partner
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Mark Chandler

Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer
Cisco Systems, Inc.

Chuck Douglas


Matthew Fawcett

Senior VP, General Counsel & Secretary

Steve Fineman

Managing Partner
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

Brock W. Gibson, Q.C.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes)

Edward Hartman

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
LegalZoom.com, Inc.

Richard R. Hays

Managing Partner
Alston & Bird

Gregory B. Jordan

General Counsel & Head of Regulatory and Government Affairs
PNC Bank

Jami Wintz McKeon

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

David Morley

Senior Partner (ret.)
Allen & Overy

Edward P. O'Keefe

Member of the Litigation Practice
Moore & Van Allen PLLC

Stephen Poor

Partner & Chair Emeritus, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Colin Rule

Founder and Chief Operating Officer

John Schultz

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Marianne Short

Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
UnitedHealth Group

William Treanor

Georgetown University Law Center

Maurice Watson

Former Chairman
Husch Blackwell LLP

David B. Wilkins

Lester Kissel Professor of Law and Vice Dean for Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession
Harvard Law School