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.

  • 437 Members

  • 387 Lawyers

  • 45 Corporate Counsel

  • 395 Organizations

  • 59 Countries

Advisory Board Spotlight

Lucien Wong

Chairman and Senior Partner

Allen & Gledhill LLP

Lucien Wong is the Chairman and Senior Partner of Allen & Gledhill LLP. He has more than 30 years' experience in legal practice and specializes in banking, corporate and financial services work. 
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.

Karl A. Racine

Attorney General


Attorney General Karl A. Racine brings over 25 years of experience as a practicing lawyer and good steward of leading law firms and organizations to the Office of the Attorney General. As the Attorney General’s mission is to use the law to serve the people of the District of Columbia, Attorney General Racine advises the Executive Branch and other District agencies, defends the city in court, and protects the city’s residents. He has pledged to prioritize consumer protection, enforce affordable housing regulations, and find alternatives that can divert young people out of the juvenile justice system.
For over 25 years, Ricardo has practiced complex commercial litigation and corporate counseling primarily in federal courts and international arbitration proceedings involving First Amendment defense, product liability, lender's liability, distribution, franchising and trade regulation issues. Since 1987, Ricardo has appeared as lead counsel, primarily for the defense, for many Fortune 500 companies in approximately 50 reported federal cases, that comprise 18 appeals successfully argued or briefed to date before the U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit and various civil jury trials as lead counsel in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico. 
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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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