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

Morten Smordal is Partner at BA-HR. His practice focuses on Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions law, particularly in the Energy and Shipping industries. Previously, he was Legal Director for Kværner Oil & Gas and then for Aker Kværner following a merger.
Pascale Lagesse is a Partner at Bredin Prat. She specializes in the labor and employment issues arising out of mergers and acquisitions and corporate downsizings and restructurings. She is a seasoned litigator and frequently defends corporate clients in complex employment litigation. Ms. Lagesse lectures on a regular basis, notably at the Paris I Sorbonne University, and has authored numerous publications on labor and employment topics. She is the Past Chair of the International Bar Association's Employment and Industrial Relations Law Committee, the Vice-Chair (France) of the International Bar Association’s Global Employment Institute and the current Head of Employment Law Studies at the Paris Bar School.
Antonio Corrêa Meyer is a founding partner of Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advoagados. He practices infrastructure and project finance along with intellectual property, franchise and technology rights. He is a member of Brazilian Bar Association.
Rob has been the Firm Managing Partner of Blakes since 2001. Before taking on the duties of Firm Managing Partner, he practised in the financial services, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and procurement groups of the Firm. Prior to joining Blakes, Rob practised law with major law firms in Toronto and Boston and with a major international bank headquartered in Boston.
Meet the Board

Related Articles

Load More Articles

Recent Events

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

Meeting Hosted by:

Image for Advisory Board Meeting

Photo Gallery