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.

  • 423 Members

  • 379 Lawyers

  • 42 Corporate Counsel

  • 379 Organizations

  • 61 Countries

Advisory Board Spotlight

Roxana Kahale is the Founding Partner of Kahale Abogados, a law firm whose members have over 15 years of experience in Argentina counseling local and foreign clients. She practices in Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate, Energy, Entertainment, and Antitrust Law. She was selected Co-Chair of The Women Lawyers International Group of the IBA as of January 1, 2009. In 2007, Apertura Magazine voted her the best woman lawyer in Argentina.
Thierry Brocas is one of the founders of the firm. He specializes in mergers and acquisitions, stock options, LBOs, and acquisition finance and restructurings. He mainly advises French and international groups in connection with the acquisitions of listed and unlisted companies.

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1971, he holds a LLM from Harvard Law School (1970), an advanced degree (DES) in law from the University of Paris (1968) and graduated from the Institute for Political Sciences (IEP Paris, 1967). He started his career at Gide Loyrette Nouel, first as an associate and from 1980 as a partner. He then joined Charles-Henri de Pardieu in 1993 to develop the firm.
Rafael E. Cañas is a founding partner at Sfera Legal, one of Costa Rica’s leading firms. His 20-year legal career focuses on advising U.S. clients in investment and development activities, mainly in complex real estate transactions and development. Rafael is also a trusted corporate counsel to multinational and free trade zone companies based in Costa Rica. He complements his legal practice with leadership roles in several professional, business, and educational organizations.

Gary L. Sasso

President and Chief Executive Officer

Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A.

Gary Sasso represents business clients in securities fraud and consumer fraud class actions and other complex litigation at the trial and appellate level, in the financial services industry, energy sector, products manufacturing industry, and services sector. Mr. Sasso has tried cases in the areas of securities fraud, business contracts, products liability, professional malpractice, employment discrimination and termination, eminent domain, bankruptcy, construction, administrative law, and land use in Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
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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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