Ralph C. Ferrara

Co-Chair, First Annual Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance at Practising Law Institute

Ralph C. Ferrara

Ralph C. Ferrara

Co-Chair, First Annual Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance at Practising Law Institute

Overview
Career Highlights

US Securities & Exchange Commission
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Practising Law Institute

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Number of Boards

10

Number of Awards

19

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Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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Co-Chair, Corporate Governance Practice at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

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Faculty Member at Practising Law Institute

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Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Partner & Chair, Private Wealth Department at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

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Director-Visitors Board at University of Cincinnati - Ohio

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Of Counsel at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

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Of Counsel at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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Vice Chairman at The Concord Coalition

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Ralph C. Ferrara
Co-Chair, First Annual Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance at Practising Law Institute
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Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Life Member
Current

The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve the law. ALI drafts, discusses, revises, and publishes Restatements of the Law, Model Codes, and Principles of Law that are enormously influential in the courts and legislatures, as well as in legal scholarship and education.

Member
Current

The Federal Bar Association (FBA), founded in 1920, is dedicated to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence and to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and professional development of all attorneys involved in federal law. Our members run the gamut of federal practice: attorneys practicing in small to large legal firms, attorneys in corporations and federal agencies, and members of the judiciary. The FBA is the catalyst for communication between the bar and the bench, as well as the private and public sectors.

Career History
Co-Chair, First Annual Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance
Current

Practising Law Institute is a non-profit continuing legal education organization chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York, founded in 1933. PLI is dedicated to providing the legal community and allied professionals with the most up-to-date, relevant information and techniques which are critical to the development of a professional, competitive edge. We achieve these goals through the highest quality Seminars held annually in locations across the United States, annually supplemented Treatises, Audio CDs and DVDs, MP3s, Live Webcasts, Course Handbooks, and On-Demand Learning. Since its founding PLI has witnessed more than 3 million registrations and publication purchases by lawyers and allied professionals. PLI's Institutes and Programs provide lawyers with up-to-date information each year. Our programs are held in several locations including New York, California, Illinois, Washington, DC, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia, Pennsylvania, London and Hong Kong. PLI also expanded its offerings, with a Patent Law Practice Center, Securities Law Practice Center, Pro Bono & Public Interest areas, research and development, critical to PLI's mission. PLI created a law school division to strengthen the relationship with law school students and faculty. Finally, with most states adopting MCLE programs, PLI is planning courses accordingly and has also committed itself to providing lower priced courses to meet the needs of newly admitted attorneys. PLI is headquartered in New York City with an office in California.

Attorney
Current

Proskauer Rose LLP is a law firm in New York, NY. It offers corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, real estate transactions, bankruptcy and reorganizations, taxation, litigation, trusts and estates, intellectual property, and labor and employment law services. It serves the chemicals, entertainment, financial services, health care, hospitality, information technology, insurance, internet, manufacturing, media and communications, pharmaceuticals, real estate investment, sports, and transportation industries. The company was founded in 1875.

General Counsel
Prior

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an agency of the United States federal government. It holds primary responsibility for enforcing the federal securities laws and regulating the securities industry, the nation's stock and options exchanges, and other electronic securities markets in the United States. In addition to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that created it, the SEC enforces the Securities Act of 1933, the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Sarbanes–Oxley Act of 2002, and other statutes. The SEC was created by Section 4 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2004
Member, Management Committee
Prior
Co-Chair, Sweeping Reform, Litigation & Bespeaking Caution Under the New Securities Law
Current
Chairman, Task Force on Broker-Dealer Compliance, Market Structures Working Group of the Task Force on SEC Settlements
Tenure Unconfirmed
Member, Federal Regulation of Securities Committee
Tenure Unconfirmed
Political Donations
Awards & Honors
2013
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America, Bet-the-Company Litigation
2013
Washingtonian Magazine - Top Lawyers, Securities
2012
Washingtonian Magazine - Top Lawyers, Securities
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