Advisory Board

The Best Lawyers Board of Advisors is an esteemed group of distinguished legal professionals from around the world. Almost 400 organizations are currently represented including leaders from many of the world's preeminent law firms and general counsel from Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies.

  • 424 Members

  • 380 Lawyers

  • 42 Corporate Counsel

  • 380 Organizations

  • 61 Countries

Advisory Board Spotlight

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Thomas P. Mason

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.

Thomas Mason serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for ETE.

Miriam Galandová


PRK Partners

With her qualification in both economic and legal areas she is able to provide top legal services in all her assignments requiring complex legal and economic analyses. By working for local and international corporate clients Miriam gained experience in the areas of tax law, corporate law and dispute resolution, including representing clients in arbitration and court proceedings. In tax law, Miriam has broad experience in all areas of corporate and international taxation, as well as in tax structuring for major Slovak and international corporate groups.
Steve Goldman is the managing partner of the firm and a nationally recognized trial lawyer with over 35 years of experience litigating and trying a diverse range of cases throughout the United States.

Carrie J. Hightman

Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

NiSource Inc.

Carrie Hightman serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for NiSource Inc. She is responsible for all legal and corporate secretary functions, as well as corporate governance, ethics and compliance, business continuity, records management, privacy and unregulated real estate investments. She also serves as the NiSource Executive Inclusion and Diversity Champion. Prior to joining NiSource, Hightman served as President of AT&T Illinois (formerly SBC). 

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Advisory Board Meeting

Bringing together the distinguished members of the Best Lawyers Advisory Board for discussions about management of law firms and in-house legal departments.

  • Wednesday - Thursday

    May 11 - 12, 2016

    Event Starts at 1:00 PM

  • Metropolitan Opera House

    30 Lincoln Center Plaza

    New York, NY 10023

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