2021 Planning Committee

Steering Committee

Chair

Thomas J. Kim
Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, DC

Vice Chair

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

Members

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

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

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

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

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

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


Planning Committee

Richard C. Blake
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Palo Alto, CA

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

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

Lillian Brown
Wilmer 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

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

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

Christine Q. Davine
Deputy Managing Partner, Deloitte, Washington, DC

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

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

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

Dennis O. Garris
Alston & Bird, Washington, DC 

Keir D. Gumbs
Associate General Counsel, Corporate Transactions and Deputy Corporate Secretary, Uber Technologies Inc., San Francisco

Keith F. Higgins
Ropes & Gray LLP, Boston

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

Jeffrey D. Karpf
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York City

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

Stanley Keller
Locke Lord LLP, Boston

Mark Kronforst
Partner, Professional Practice, EY, Washington, DC

Alex Lee
Professor of Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago

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

David M. Lynn
Morrison & Foerster LLP, Washington, DC

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

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

Scott Morgan
General Counsel and Secretary, Splunk Inc., San Francisco, CA

Lona Nallengara
Shearman & Sterling LLP, New York City

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

Lorin Reisner
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York City

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

Scott Siamas
Vice President & Associate General Counsel-Corporate, Securities & Global Governance, Salesforce, San Francisco

Rebecca J. Simmons
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York City

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

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

Leo E. Strine Jr.
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York City

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

Kellye Walker
EVP, Chief Legal Officer, Eastman Chemical, Kingsport, TN

Richard H. Walker
King & Spalding LLP, New York City

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

Mary Jo White
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York City

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


Emeritus Advisory Board

Lydia I. Beebe

Alan L. Beller

John C. Coffee Jr.

Thomas A. Cole

J. Michael Cook

James D. Cox

Meyer Eisenberg

Arthur Fleischer Jr.

Richard A. Freling

Stephen J. Friedman

Daniel L. Goelzer

Linda L. Griggs

Linda Wertheimer Hart

Richard G. Ketchum

Donald C. Langevoort

Bruce Alan Mann

John F. Olson

Louise M. Parent

Mary Schapiro

A. Gilchrist Sparks III

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