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

Keith Teel litigates patent and product liability cases. He emphasizes trial work, but has also argued in various appellate courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He has extensive experience developing and overseeing the enactment of state legislation focusing on liability issues, and is highly experienced in handling issues involving sensitive political or public policy considerations. Mr. Teel co-chairs the firm’s patent litigation practice group.
Chris is a senior member of the firm's litigation group. His practice consists of facilitating the resolution of commercial and intellectual property disputes through negotiation, alternative dispute resolution procedures and, where necessary, through the trial of actions before federal and state courts and arbitration tribunals throughout the United States.
Soren Hornbæk Svendsen is part of Horten Law Firm's management team. He specialises in energy law and in general commercial and contract law advice to companies both inside and outside the energy sector. Before his time at Horten, Svendsen was Head of Legal and Vice President at DONG Energy (2001-2005) and as corporate legal counsel at the Danish industrial conglomerate, FL Smidth (1996-2001).

Timothy J. Mayopoulos

President and Chief Executive Officer

Fannie Mae

Timothy J. Mayopoulos is Fannie Mae’s President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Mayopoulos joined Fannie Mae shortly after it was placed in conservatorship during the financial crisis, and he has played an integral role in the successful recovery of the company. As President and CEO, Mr. Mayopoulos is focused on sustaining Fannie Mae’s efforts to support the U.S. mortgage market and on driving the company’s contributions to creating a better housing finance system for the future. 
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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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