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.

  • 439 Members

  • 389 Lawyers

  • 45 Corporate Counsel

  • 394 Organizations

  • 61 Countries

Advisory Board Spotlight

Daniel O'Donnell

Chief Executive Officer

Dechert LLP

Daniel O'Donnell is Chief Executive Officer of Dechert and a member of the firm's Policy Committee. He is a nationally recognized advisor to private equity fund sponsors, corporations, and financial institutions as well as company managements, boards of directors, and special committees. He represents clients on public and private mergers and acquisitions — both domestically and internationally — as well as corporate restructurings and corporate governance matters.
Jim Rishwain is Pillsbury’s Firm Chair. His primary responsibility is to develop and execute Pillsbury’s strategic plan and policies as adopted by the Pillsbury Board. He is the board’s key advisor, the top executive, and its chief visionary, decision maker, and communicator. 
Roberto Guerrero is a member of the corporate area specializing in business law, mergers and acquisitions, financial and banking law, project finance and capital markets. He is a member of the Chilean Bar Association and the International Bar Association (IBA). Arbitrator and mediator of the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce of Santiago. Referee National Arbitration Center.
Ed O’Keefe, former General Counsel of Bank of America Corporation, advises and represents financial institutions. Having also headed or served as a senior executive with the bank’s compliance, technology, human resources and operations functions, Ed’s broad experience includes all aspects of litigation, regulatory compliance, governance, cybersecurity, risk management and compensation, including the structuring and management of pension and equity plans. 
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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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