Conversations Speaker Series with Michele Coleman Mayes

Bob Mundheim will welcome Michele Coleman Mayes as the third speaker in the Conversations Speaker Series for this year. About Michele Coleman Mayes Michele Coleman Mayes is vice president, general counsel, and secretary for the New York Public Library. Previously, she served as executive vice president and general counsel for Allstate Insurance Company. She served as a senior vice president and general counsel of Pitney Bowes Inc. (2003–07) and in several legal capacities at Colgate-Palmolive (1992–2003). In 1982, Ms. Mayes entered the corporate sector as managing attorney of Burroughs Corporation, and then was staff vice president and associate general counsel for Unisys Corporation worldwide litigation. From 1976 through 1982, she served in the U.S. Department of Justice as an Assistant U. S. Attorney in Detroit and Brooklyn, eventually assuming the role of Chief of the Civil Division in Detroit. She currently chairs the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Gogo, Inc. About Bob Mundheim Robert (Bob) Mundheim is Professor of Corporate Law & Finance at the James E. Rogers College of Law. He previously served as Dean and University Professor of Law and Finance at the University of Pennsylvania Law School; General Counsel at the U.S. Treasury Department; Special Counsel to the Securities and Exchange Commission; and Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Salomon Inc. He is a founding Trustee of the American College of Governance Counsel and is a Director of Gogo, Inc. Professor Mundheim chaired the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, and served on the Council of the American Law Institute for nearly 30 years. He serves as an Adviser to the Restatement of the Law of Corporate Governance. He is Of Counsel to the firm of Shearman & Sterling LLP.


February 14, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm


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