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.

  • 341 Members

  • 297 Lawyers

  • 32 Corporate Counsel

  • 306 Organizations

  • 57 Countries

Advisory Board Spotlight

Edward B. Deutsch is the Managing Partner of McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP. He is a Civil Trial Attorney, Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. He has been a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers since 1992, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers. In October 2009, Mr. Deutsch was selected as an honoree of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey and received the Trial Bar Award. This prestigious award recognizes those experienced trial lawyers whose professional careers exemplify the highest standards of trial practice and ethical conduct. In September 2012, Mr. Deutsch was honored with the Thomas D. Sayles, Jr. Humanitarian Award by the American Conference on Diversity.
Michaëla is co-head of NautaDutilh's Dutch Structured Finance team, including Securitisation, Covered Bonds and portfolio transfer. She was involved in the first ever public securitisation transaction in the Netherlands and has acted in many securitisation transactions since that time. Michaela is (the only Dutch) boardmember of Prime Collateralised Securities (PCS) an organization which has been set up to reinforce high quality securitisations and market resilience in Europe. She also chairs the board of the "Amsterdams Universiteitsfonds."
Hugh Verrier is the Chairman of White & Case LLP and directs the Firm's strategy and operations around the world. With White & Case for 30 years, Hugh became a partner in 1994. He was elected to the Firm's global management in 2004 and has been Chairman of the Firm since 2007. A New York-qualified lawyer, Hugh spent most of his career with White & Case overseas in Indonesia, Turkey and Russia, where his practice was focused on the development of natural resources.
Poul Flemming Hansen has accumulated extensive knowledge and experience in international industrial, trade and finance companies, etc. through his many years as a lawyer worked extensively with a number of areas. He specializes in business transactions, banking, financing, financial law, corporate law, contract law, labor and employment law and litigation.
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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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