FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          

November 10, 2022                                                                                                                                    

NEW YORK, NY – The American College of Governance Counsel, the organization for leading corporate governance lawyers from the U.S. and Canada, has elected 12 lawyers to its 2022 Class of Fellows.

“I am pleased to welcome this highly accomplished group of experienced governance counsel as Fellows in the College. Invitation to the College recognizes that these lawyers are at the top of their profession and we look forward to the insights that they will bring to our discussions, ” said Larry W. Sonsini, Chair of the College. The election of the eighth group of Fellows will bring the select ranks of the College to just over 150 Fellows and Honorary Fellows.  “I join our Chair in celebrating the new class of leading practitioners in our field, and invite their active engagement in our activities as the preeminent body of corporate governance counsellors in North America,” added Holly J. Gregory, President of the College.

The list of newly elected Fellows is appended.

The College is a professional, educational and honorary association organized to promote a high level of professional standards for those engaged in the governance practice along with a better understanding and broader adoption of best governance practices.  Fellows and Honorary Fellows are chosen from the ranks of lawyers in the United States and Canada who have displayed a high level of professionalism and a commitment to the advancement of the governance practice through a combination of practice and thought leadership activities. Through its programs, the College, which was established in 2014, explores the major governance issues facing business enterprises including challenges to traditional models of governance, risk management, shareholder engagement, and an increasingly complex regulatory and enforcement environment.  The College’s Honorary Founding Co-Chairs are Martin Lipton, Ira M. Millstein, and E. Norman Veasey.

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American College of Governance Counsel Eighth Class of Fellows September 2022

Bradley R. Aronstam
Ross Aronstam & Moritz LLP

Lucy Fato
American International Group

D. Cameron Findlay
Archer Daniels Midland Company

Raquel Fox
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

John P. Kelsh
Sidley Austin LLP

Lori B. Marino
previously at New Senior Investment Group Inc.

Lona Nallengara
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Francesca L. Odell
Cleary Gottlieb

Aabha Sharma
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Robert B. Stebbins
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Joseph R. Slights III
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Mark Lebovitch
Berstein Litowitz Berger & Grossman LLP