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

Rolandas Valiunas has 25 years of experience in advising multiple market leading international and local companies on sophisticated corporate, M&A and capital markets transactions.

Thomas J. Bender

Co-President and Managing Director

Littler Mendelson P.C.

Thomas J. Bender is Co-President and Managing Director of Littler. He was a founding member of the firm’s Philadelphia office, serving as office managing shareholder for nine years, and was also a member of the firm’s Board of Directors, prior to his election as Co-President and Managing Director. He is an active member of a number of professional organizations including the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Philadelphia Bar Association. 

Rocky T. Lee

International Partner, Head of the U.S. Corporate Practice

King & Wood Mallesons

Rocky Lee is International Partner and Head of the U.S. Corporate Practice of King & Wood Mallesons. Mr. Lee is a corporate lawyer with broad experience in China cross-border legal matters. He is widely recognized as one of the top legal advisors to founders, CEOs and directors on business and legal issues. He is also highly regarded for his knowledge of the complex regulations governing foreign investment into China.

Marc-André Blanchard

Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations

United Nations

Marc-André Blanchard is the Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations. He was previously the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of McCarthy Tétrault. Mr. Blanchard focused his practice on civil and commercial litigation and has worked on matters involving shareholder disputes, contested mergers and acquisitions, class actions and boards of inquiry. Mr. Blanchard was president of the Québec Liberal Party from 2000 to 2008, an active member in cabinet campaigns of United Way since 2004, and a board member of the WoodGreen Foundation.
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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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