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.

  • 422 Members

  • 378 Lawyers

  • 42 Corporate Counsel

  • 378 Organizations

  • 61 Countries

Advisory Board Spotlight

Peter M. Kellett

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Dykema Gossett PLLC

Peter M. Kellett is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dykema. He previously served as Director of the Litigation Department, and prior to that, served as one of the Firm’s practice group leaders. His practice focuses on class action and commercial litigation; automotive industry litigation, and products liability cases. He has tried to verdict consumer class actions, numerous product liability cases involving catastrophic injury or death, and many business disputes.
Des Williams is the Director and Head of Arbitration practice. His main practice areas are dispute resolution, Africa, arbitration and construction & engineering. He specializes in commercial litigation, arbitration, administrative law, alternative dispute resolution, telecommunications, media/technology law, mining law and dispute resolution in Africa. 
Regina M. Pisa is the Chairman Emeritus of Goodwin Procter LLP, a leading Global 50 law firm with more than 900 attorneys, serving clients from locations in the United States, Europe and Asia. Ms. Pisa led the firm as Chairman, and before that also as Managing Partner, for more than 16 years, from 1998 through September 2014. Her practices include banking, higher education, financial institutions, and M&A/corporate governance. 
Craig Martin's practice includes representing clients in SEC enforcement and DOJ matters, corporate investigations, and private securities litigation.  In the last five years, Mr. Martin has conducted more than a dozen internal corporate investigations involving complex accounting and disclosure issues, whistleblower claims, and potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Mr. Martin serves as personal counsel for executives and directors in SEC and DOJ matters involving allegations of accounting fraud, reporting failures, and insider trading. 
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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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