2018 Planning Committee

Steering Committee/Executive Committee

Chair

Meredith B. Cross
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Washington, DC

Vice Chair

Thomas J. Kim
Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, DC

Members

Steven E. Bochner
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Palo Alto, California

Juliann Cecchi
Assistant Dean, External Partnerships, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago

James H. Cheek III*
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC, Nashville

Richard E. Climan*
Hogan Lovells US LLP, Silicon Valley, CA

Edward F. Greene*
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York City

Robert H. Mundheim*
Shearman & Sterling LLP, New York City

Harvey L. Pitt*
Founder, CEO and Managing Director, Kalorama Partners, LLC, Washington, DC

David S. Ruder*
William W. Gurley Memorial Professor of Law Emeritus, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago

Larry W. Sonsini*
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Palo Alto, California

John W. White*
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York City


Executive Committee

Alan L. Beller
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York City

Brian V. Breheny
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Washington, DC

Dorian Daley
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Oracle Corporation, Redwood Shores, CA

Martin P. Dunn
Morrison & Foerster LLP, Washington, DC

Keir D. Gumbs
Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, DC

Keith F. Higgins
Ropes & Gray LLP, Boston

David A. Katz
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York City

Stanley Keller
Locke Lord LLP, Boston

David M. Lynn
Jenner & Block LLP, Washington, DC

John F. Olson
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Washington, DC

Myron T. Steele
Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE

Leo E. Strine Jr.
Chief Justice, Delaware Supreme Court, Wilmington, DE

Linda Chatman Thomsen
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Washington, DC

Richard H. Walker
Former Vice Chairman, Deutche Bank AG, New York City

Mary Jo White
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York City


Advisory Board

Andre G. Bouchard
Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery, Wilmington, DE

Lillian Brown
Wiliam Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Washington, DC

Andrew J. Ceresney
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York City

Alexander F. Cohen
Latham & Watkins LLP, Washington, DC

Gordon K. Davidson
Fenwick & West LLP, Mountain View, CA

Catherine T. Dixon
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Washington, DC

R. Scott Falk
Kirkland & Ellis, Chicago

Jill E. Fisch
Perry Golkin Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia

Mary A. Francis
Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer, Chevron Corporation, San Ramon, CA

Margaret M. Foran
Chief Governance Officer, SVP and Corporate Secretary, Prudential Financial, Inc., Newark, NJ

Daniel L. Goelzer
Baker & McKenzie LLP, Washington, DC

Linda L. Griggs
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Washington, DC

Joseph A. Grundfest
W.A. Franke Professor of Law and Business, Stanford Law School, Stanford, CA

Michele J. Hooper
President and CEO, Directors' Council, Wilmette, IL

Elizabeth A. Ising
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Washington, DC

Dixie L. Johnson
King & Spalding LLP, Washington, DC

Simon M. Lorne
Vice Chairman & Chief Legal Officer, Millennium Partners LLP, New York City

Colleen P. Mahoney
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Washington, DC

Brian J. McCarthy
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Los Angeles

Christoph Pereira
VP, Chief Corporate Counsel & General Counsel, Business Innovations, GE, Boston

Brett Pletcher
SVP and General Counsel, Gilead Sciences, Foster City, CA

Giovanni P. Prezioso
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Washington, DC

Anne Sheehan
Director of Corporate Governance, California State Teachers' Retirement System, West Sacramento, CA

Allison Berry Spinner
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Palo Alto, CA

Christopher Walther
Chief Legal Officer, Activision Blizzard, Inc., Santa Monica, CA

Gregory P. Williams
Richards, Layton & Finger PA, Wilmington, DE


Emeritus Advisory Board

William T. Allen

Kenneth J. Bialkin

John C. Coffee Jr.

Thomas A. Cole

J. Michael Cook

James D. Cox

Meyer Eisenberg

Arthur Fleischer Jr.

Richard A. Freling

Stephen J. Friedman

Linda Wertheimer Hart

Richard G. Ketchum

Donald C. Langevoort

Bruce Alan Mann

Louise M. Parent

Mary Schapiro

A. Gilchrist Sparks III

Stanley Sporkin

E. Norman Veasey

Patricia A. Vlahakis

Herbert S. Wander


Planning Director

Juliann Cecchi, Assistant Dean, External Partnerships, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago


*indicates past Institute Chair and current Steering Committee member