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.

  • 439 Members

  • 389 Lawyers

  • 46 Corporate Counsel

  • 394 Organizations

  • 61 Countries

Advisory Board Spotlight

From 2000-2012, Keith Wetmore was Chair of Morrison & Foerster LLP, taking the lead in setting policy and providing strategic direction to the firm. During his tenure, the firm has expanded internationally and domestically in key financial and technology centers, and has been ranked on the American Lawyer A-List nine consecutive years. He has represented money center banks as agent in syndicated credit facilities, including multi-billion dollar working capital and acquisition financings, as well as smaller transactions, with particular emphasis in the technology and forest products sectors.

Gregory B. Jordan

General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

Gregory B. Jordan is General Counsel and head of Regulatory and Government Affairs for PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. He serves on the boards of Highmark Inc., the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, the Global Business Coalition on Education, and the Extra Mile Foundation.. Formerly, he was the Global Managing Partner at Reed Smith, and Chairman of the Senior Management Team and Executive Committee. 
Don Boyd is a consultant and former Global Deputy Chief Executive of Norton Rose Fullbright.

Prior to becoming Global Deputy Chief Executive, Don was Chief Executive Partner of Deacons Australia from 2000 - 2009. Don was National Executive Chairman of Deacons from 1995 to 2000 and was Managing Partner of Deacons’ Brisbane office from 1991-1995. Between 1996 and 2000, he was also Chief Executive Officer of Deacons in Asia where he was responsible for devising the strategy, management and operations of Deacons’ Bangkok, Beijing, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Shanghai, Singapore and Taipei offices.

Don has 40 years’ experience of legal practice. With a background in tax law, Don became an agribusiness specialist although the diversity of his practice later included such high profile projects as the Cape York Space Project.
Chris Ewing is a consultant in the Corporate and Commercial practice.Chris is also Chairman of the Board of DLA Piper Africa. 
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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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