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.

  • 412 Members

  • 357 Lawyers

  • 42 Corporate Counsel

  • 369 Organizations

  • 60 Countries

Advisory Board Spotlight

Daniel A. Neff is the co-chairman of the Executive Committee and partner in the law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, which he joined in 1977.  He is a corporate and securities lawyer, and has focused on mergers and acquisitions and advice to boards of directors and board committees.  During his more than 30 years of practice, Mr. Neff has been extensively involved in negotiated as well as hostile acquisitions, and has represented bidders and targets, public and private companies, private equity firms, leveraged acquirers and special committees of directors. 
Lord Brennan QC has been a Queen’s Counsel since 1985 and is a senior associate member of Matrix. His areas of expertise include commercial law, public and private international law and international arbitration.

Lord Brennan QC, as an appointed life peer, is active in politics as well as dedicating time to his incredibly varied legal practice. His most notable case during 2009 was the landmark civil Omagh bombing case. The outcome, in favour of his clients – relatives of those killed in the Omagh bombing – has become the first civil case of its kind in Europe in which the victims of terrorism were able to sue those responsible.
Manuel Galicia Romero is the Founding Partner of Galicia Abogados, SC specializes in commercial transactions and his practice focuses primarily on issues related to representation of companies and national and foreign financial institutions, counseling for lending, public loans and private securities and credits, finance leases, restructurings, structured projects, programs mortgage loans, high yield issues, exchange of public and private sector debt, advising national and foreign companies and government entities in operations joint ventures, privatizations, acquisitions, mergers and corporate restructurings.
Tom Minogue is the Chairman of Thompson Coburn. His legal practice is focused on corporate law and governance, mergers and acquisitions and finance. He has over 30 years of experience in board of director counseling, business acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, shareholder relations and redemptions, private placements, commercial finance, asset securitizations and other types of corporate work. Tom regularly represents both for-profit and not-for-profit businesses. He has successfully concluded transactions of all sizes, ranging from a few million dollars to in excess of a billion dollars.
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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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