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.

  • 428 Members

  • 383 Lawyers

  • 41 Corporate Counsel

  • 383 Organizations

  • 61 Countries

Advisory Board Spotlight

Jean-Pierre Blumberg

Co-Head of Global M&A, Partner


Mr. Blumberg is the Managing Partner for Europe of Linklaters, one of the world's preeminent firms with 30 offices in 23 countries. He specializes in Corporate Law, particularly Private and Public Mergers and Acquisitions, Take-Over Bids, Reorganizations, and Joint Ventures as well as Equity Offerings (IPOs and secondary transactions).

Rainer Hilli

Managing Partner


Rainer Hilli is the managing partner of Roschier and the Head of its Intellectual Property practice. Roschier is a leading law firm in the Nordics. The firm’s offices are located in Finland and Sweden. He has a wealth of experience in intellectual property transactions and intellectual property litigation including multi-jurisdictional patent litigation.
Valerie Mann is the Chair of the firm's Technology law group and Co-Chair of the firm's Mergers and Acquisitions practice group. Her practice is transactional (mergers and acquisitions / corporate finance) as well as advisory. After obtaining an honours bachelor of commerce degree, Valerie worked in marketing management with a large US based consumer packaged goods company, prior to obtaining her law degree. She has been involved in transactions for private and public companies including mergers and acquisitions, financings and corporate reorganizations as well as licensing, strategic alliances and joint ventures. 
Adam has focused on environmental and energy law issues for more than 20 years. In particular, Adam has deep expertise in matters involving renewable and conventional energy, project permitting, land use/development, and Brownfields redevelopment. Corporate, institutional, and government clients have benefited from Adam’s considerable experience in environmental disputes; compliance and transactions; siting, permitting, and development of complex energy facilities and other commercial and industrial operations; and the remediation, redevelopment and reuse of contaminated property. 
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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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