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

Irina Paliashvili began her private practice by co-founding one of the first private law firms in Ukraine, and expanded by founding the Washington-based RULG-Ukrainian Legal Group, P.A., where she serves as the President and Senior Counsel. She also serves as the Managing Partner of the Kiev-based Ukrainian Legal Group LLC. 
Tom Frantz currently serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Board for Williams Mullen. Drawing on his tax background, he also maintains a robust corporate legal practice as a Partner representing multi-national corporations, handling major mergers and acquisitions, and advising corporations on a variety of legal matters.
Alexandre Bertoldi is socio-manager and member of the Steering Committee of Pinheiro Neto Advogados. With offices in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia, Pinheiro Neto is among the largest companies in Brazil, and is recognized as one of the best in Latin America, with nearly 800 members, of which about 400 are lawyers.  Bertoldi operates in business, focusing on M & a and Banking, Financial and Foreign Exchange, having worked in recent years in national cases of world prominence. In 2007, Alexander was named "Manager of the Year" by the publication Latin Lawyer.   Graduated in Law from the University of São Paulo in 1984 and an MBA from the University of Glasgow (1990). 
Linda A. Klein is senior managing shareholder at Baker Donelson and recently completed a six-year term on the Firm's Board of Directors. Her practice includes most types of business dispute resolution, including contract law, employment law and professional liability. She has worked extensively with clients in the construction, higher education and pharmaceutical industries. 
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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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