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.

  • 428 Members

  • 383 Lawyers

  • 42 Corporate Counsel

  • 384 Organizations

  • 61 Countries

Advisory Board Spotlight

Noah J. Hanft is President and CEO of  International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR). A long-time supporter of dispute resolution, Mr. Hanft has devoted his career to finding the most effective and efficient resolutions for resolving business disputes. Prior to joining CPR, Mr. Hanft was General Counsel and Chief Franchise Officer for MasterCard, where he was responsible for overseeing legal and regulatory affairs, public policy and compliance. Mr. Hanft has an LL.M from New York University School of Law in trade regulation, a JD from Brooklyn Law School, and a BA from American University, School of Government and Public Administration.
Donald C. Schiller is Senior Partner at Schiller DuCanto & Fleck. Mr. Schiller centers his practice on family law matters, largely for leaders or their spouses from the business, professional, entertainment, and sports communities. He has served as President of the Illinois State Bar Association and Chair of the ABA’s Family Law Section.
Peter John Sacripanti represents clients in complex business disputes, including whistleblower actions, products liability litigation, multi-party mass tort matters and bankruptcy litigation. He is co-chair of McDermott and chair of the Firm's Executive Committee. He also serves as liaison counsel to the petroleum industry in various environmental and products liability matters.
Kimmo Rekola has many years of experience in private equity and venture capital transactions and technology law. He heads the firm's Private Equity & Venture Capital expertise group. He has a strong practical and commercial experience as the former legal counsel for Unisys and legal counsel to, and Vice President of, a Finnish Corporate Finance Corporation (presently Nordea Finance Finland Ltd). 
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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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