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.

  • 440 Members

  • 390 Lawyers

  • 45 Corporate Counsel

  • 397 Organizations

  • 61 Countries

Advisory Board Spotlight

Mr. Holland is a distinguished lawyer with over 25 years finance and project finance experience.
Kenneth Van Winkle is a member of the firm's Real Estate Transactional Group and focuses his practice on real estate leasing; real estate equity and debt financing; and real estate sales and acquisitions. He has represented many institutional clients in acquiring and disposing of developed and undeveloped multifamily residential, single family residential, commercial, retail and industrial real estate. He has experience handling the joint venture and purchase and sale of multifamily products, retail centers, office complexes, industrial buildings and residential land developments. The representation has included the negotiating and drafting of contracts, coordinating due diligence and closing the transaction.

James R. Hubbard

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

EverBank

Jim Hubbard joined EverBank in 2015 and brought with him a unique background and wealth of knowledge gained by 25 years of banking law experience. He currently serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining EverBank, Mr. Hubbard was SVP and Chief Legal Officer of Fifth Third Bancorp and served in various positions there since 1992. At Fifth Third, he oversaw a wide range of regulatory, risk and compliance issues, including all legal aspects of securities matters, SEC filings, disclosures and debt and equity offerings. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hubbard was with the law firms of Kaye Scholer LLP and Frost Brown Todd LLC. He is a graduate of Colgate University and received his law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.

He is also currently the Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary for TIAA FSB Holdings, Inc. which operates as a bank holding company for EverBank.

Andra B. Greene is a partner of Irell & Manella LLP, where she is head of the class action defense practice and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. Ms. Greene previously served as Managing Partner of the firm's Newport Beach office. Ms. Greene's practice encompasses a wide range of complex business litigation with an emphasis on class action defense and professional liability defense. Her extensive trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts also extends to commercial, wage and hour, employment, business torts, real estate, lender liability, executive compensation, environmental issues, securities litigation, insurance coverage, trade secrets, white-collar criminal claims and intellectual property.
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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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