Luis A. Viada

Chief Operating Officer at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

Luis A. Viada

Luis A. Viada

Chief Operating Officer at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

Biography

Luis A. Viada

Board of Directors

Luis A. Viada is an independent consultant. He has extensive in-country knowledge of emerging markets, having held senior corporate banking positions in Latin America and the Middle East at Citibank, later as Latin American region head for Standard & Poor’s, and then as head of Global Business Development at McGraw-Hill. Most recently, Mr. Viada was chief operating officer of Manatt-Jones Global Strategies. Prior to that position he was chief operating officer of the U.S.-Mexico Foundation on whose board he now serves. He has been a member of the board of directors at ProMujer, a microfinance institution serving women in Latin America, the Stoneleigh-Burnham School in Massachusetts, and the Turtle Bay Music School in New York City. He has an MSFS degree from the Georgetown School of Foreign Service and a bachelor’s in political science from Tufts University.

Overview
Career Highlights

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
U.S.-Mexico Foundation

RelSci Relationships

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Number of Boards

4

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Director at U.S.-Mexico Foundation

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Head of School at Stoneleigh-Burnham School

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Chairman-National Government & Regulatory Practice at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

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Co-Chair, Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Practice Group at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

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Co-Chair, Trial Practice at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

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Chair, National Healthcare Litigation Practice at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

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Chair, Financial Transactions Group at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

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Partner & Chair, Litigation at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

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Counsel at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

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Partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

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Luis A. Viada
Chief Operating Officer at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
Education
B.A.

Tufts University is a private research university located in Medford/Somerville, near Boston, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. The university is organized into ten schools, including two undergraduate programs and eight graduate divisions, on four campuses in Massachusetts and the French Alps. The university emphasizes active citizenship and public service in all of its disciplines and is known for its internationalism and study abroad programs.

M.S.

The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS), founded in 1919, is a premier school of international affairs. At Georgetown’s Washington, D.C. and Qatar campuses, SFS provides a rigorous education combining theory and practice and instills the values of service. School of Foreign Service provides students a rigorous education in international affairs that combines theory and practice and instills the values of service to others, offered by a faculty of outstanding scholars and practitioners who are committed to teaching, learning and discovery.

Career History
Senior Vice President
Prior - 2015

Promoting global leadership through the exchange of ideas, people, and culture. Our mission is to create innovative exchange, education, cultural, and policy programs that advance three goals: Strengthen U.S. engagement with the world through the power of exchange Prepare public and private sector leaders for a complex global future Provide a neutral forum for international collaboration across sectors Our mission is achieved through: PUBLIC AND CULTURAL DIPLOMACY Meridian has been advancing the United States' public and cultural diplomacy efforts since 1960. Tens of thousands of international leaders have participated in our exchange programs designed to increase their understanding of the United States and the American people. Leadership Exchanges Meridian is the leading manager of the U.S. Department of State's premier professional exchange operation—the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) — and creates custom programs for other U.S. government agencies, as well as public and private sector organizations. Cultural Exhibitions Meridian’s Art for Cultural Diplomacy program creates opportunities for Washington, DC, national and international audiences to learn about other cultures through the eyes of visual and performing artists. Our exhibitions have traveled to 50 countries and 320 cities in 44 U.S. states. CONFERENCES, SEMINARS AND GLOBAL READINESS TRAINING Meridian’s unique convening platform provides tools and a methodology to leverage global peer networks, cross-sector exchanges, and knowledge sharing. These outcome-focused programs accelerate dialogue and help established and emerging leaders hone their talents, share their experience and realize sustained positive impact. PUBLIC PROGRAMS AND EVENTS Meridian stands at a neutral intersection of the public, private and diplomatic sectors, giving our public programs and events a depth and scope that is unique. From keynote speeches by some of the world’s top leaders to roundtable discussions on global challenges, we provide year-long opportunities for innovative exchanges of ideas on international issues.

Chief Operating Officer
Tenure Unconfirmed

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP is a law firm headquartered in Los Angeles, CA. It represents clients in health care, financial services, entertainment, media and advertising, real estate, technology, energy and natural resources, consumer goods and services and transportation. Its services include administrative law, advertising litigation, antitrust, unfair competition, taxation, employee benefits, global compensation, securities litigation, healthcare litigation, financial services litigation, and entertainment & media litigation. The firm was founded in 1965.

Linguist & Analyst
1971 - 1974
Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

THE USMF WORKS TO STRENGTHEN EDUCATION AND CIVIC LEADERSHIP FOR MEXICANS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BORDER AND TO DEVELOP GREATER UNDERSTANDING AND COOPERATION BETWEEN OUR TWO COUNTRIES BY OPERATING PROGRAMS WITH BINATIONAL IMPACT, GRANT-GIVING IN MEXICO AND FOSTERING CONSTRUCTIVE DIALOGUE ON KEY BINATIONAL ISSUES.

Secretary
Prior

Pro Mujer, Inc. is a non profit organization, which provides means to women's to build livelihoods and futures for their families through financial services, business and empowerment training, and health care support. The company was founded by Carmen Velasco and Lynne Patterson in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Trustee
Tenure Unconfirmed
Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

The Inter-American Foundation, an independent U.S. government agency, was created by Congress in 1969 to channel development assistance directly to the organized poor in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IAF has carried out its mandate by responding with grant support for the most creative ideas for self-help received from grassroots groups and nongovernmental organizations. It also encourages partnerships among community organizations, business and local government directed at improving the quality of life for poor people and strengthening democratic practices. The IAF is governed by a board of directors appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. A president, appointed by the board, serves as the Inter-American Foundation’s chief executive officer, managing a group of employees based in Washington D.C.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2009

Pro Mujer, Inc. is a non profit organization, which provides means to women's to build livelihoods and futures for their families through financial services, business and empowerment training, and health care support. The company was founded by Carmen Velasco and Lynne Patterson in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$5,000 - $10K
2006

Pro Mujer, Inc. is a non profit organization, which provides means to women's to build livelihoods and futures for their families through financial services, business and empowerment training, and health care support. The company was founded by Carmen Velasco and Lynne Patterson in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$5,000 +
2005

Pro Mujer, Inc. is a non profit organization, which provides means to women's to build livelihoods and futures for their families through financial services, business and empowerment training, and health care support. The company was founded by Carmen Velasco and Lynne Patterson in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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