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

Bart R. Schwartz

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Assurant, Inc.

Bart Schwartz is executive vice president, chief legal officer and secretary of Assurant, Inc. He oversees Assurant's legal department and its compliance, government relations and internal audit functions. He has practiced law for more than three decades with leading law firms and major public companies, with expertise in corporate governance and public-company legal and regulatory issues in the insurance and financial services industries.  
Yong Suk YOON is a senior partner in the international litigation and arbitration practice group at Lee & Ko.  With more than 30 years of experience in successfully advising and representing clients in resolving legal disputes in a wide range of areas, including various corporate, commercial, M&A, construction, aviation & shipping, real estate and insurance matters, he is very highly regarded for his professional expertise in advising clients on the handling of complex international litigation and arbitration cases. 
Andrew Humphrey is the Managing Partner and Chair of the Management Board of Faegre Baker Daniels. He is a member of the firm's corporate group. His practice focuses primarily in the areas of general corporate counseling, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financing, and securities regulation.
Steve Kestner is the Chairman of BakerHostetler and chair of the firm's Policy Committee, its governing body. During his 10-year tenure as Executive Partner and Chairman, BakerHostetler has grown by more than 50 percent and experienced significant expansions. Steve concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, transactions and securities law. He advises and represents clients in the areas of domestic and foreign mergers and acquisitions, and works with public and private companies, private equity and venture capital firms. 
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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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