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.

  • 440 Members

  • 390 Lawyers

  • 45 Corporate Counsel

  • 397 Organizations

  • 61 Countries

Advisory Board Spotlight

For over thirty years, Mr. Ebert has defended the interests of employers in the full range of labor and employment matters.  He has played a significant role in working with clients to develop a national strategy for labor and employment, and also regularly has assisted in due diligence in acquisitions and divestitures. As a labor lawyer, Mr. Ebert has negotiated over 100 collective bargaining agreements, including agreements related to facility closings and work transfers.  He has played a key role in strike planning and related state court injunction litigation.  Mr. Ebert has also handled more than 200 arbitrations. He has successfully helped employers develop positive employment practices and resist union organizing by all of the major labor organizations in the United States.
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.

Ravi Nath

Chairman and Managing Partner

Rajinder Narain and Company

Mr. Ravi Nath is the Chairman and Managing Partner with Rajinder Narain & Company one of the most respected law firms in India and the first to be established in New Delhi soon after Independence. He was President of the Inter Pacific Bar Association in Tokyo from 2003 to 2004. He is the Chair of a Committee of the International Bar Association in London and Vice President of the Society of Indian Law Firms.
Paul Theiss is Chairman of Mayer Brown. He has served on the firm’s Management Committee since 2009 and previously served as a co-leader of the firm’s global Corporate & Securities practice. He joined Mayer Brown in 1985. Paul practices corporate law focusing on a broad spectrum of mergers and acquisitions and capital markets work. He advises clients on both public and private mergers and acquisitions, and serves as general outside counsel to numerous companies as they develop and expand their growing businesses, advising on matters ranging from corporate governance to regulatory filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 
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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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