Susan Webster

General Counsel at Fremont Group LLC

Susan Webster

Susan Webster

General Counsel at Fremont Group LLC

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Susan Webster
General Counsel
Fremont Group

Susan Webster is General Counsel and Director of Fremont Group.

Prior to joining Fremont, Susan was a partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. For more than thirty years, she represented public and private companies on a wide variety of corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs, strategic alliances and joint ventures. She also counseled boards of directors and senior management on general corporate issues, including corporate and board governance, compliance, and other matters. As the first woman at Cravath to be elected a corporate partner, she was actively involved in the firm’s diversity efforts and is recognized as a leader in promoting gender diversity in law and business. She began her career at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co., a predecessor firm of KPMP LLP.

Susan is a member and Secretary of the Board of Trustees of St. Bernard’s School in New York City and serves on the Board of Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services. She is a Trustee Emerita of Wesleyan University and an emerita member of the Fordham Law School Advisory Board.

Susan has a BA from Wesleyan University, a MS in Accounting from New York University Graduate School of Business, and a JD from Fordham University School of Law, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Fordham Law Review.

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Fremont Group LLC

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Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Co-Founder at The Kate Stoneman Project

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Fremont Group LLC

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Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Chief Operating & Financial Officer at Fremont Group LLC

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Senior Attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Senior Attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Susan Webster
General Counsel at Fremont Group LLC
Education
J.D., cum laude
Class of 1984
B.A.
Class of 1977
Memberships
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.

Member
Current

The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is a voluntary bar association for the state of New York. NYSBA was founded in 1877 with the stated goal to cultivate the science of jurisprudence; to promote reform in the law; to facilitate the administration of justice, and to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, professional skill, and courtesy in the legal profession. Its first President was David B. Hill. Among the reforms in the legislation signed into law creating the association was the removal of the restrictions on the admission of women to the practice of law. In 1896, NYSBA proposed the first global means for settling disputes among nations, what is now called the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.

Member
Current

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. The organization was founded in 1870 and it is headquartered in New York, NY.

Career History
General Counsel
Current

Fremont Group LLC operates investment firms. It provides venture capital, mutual funds, realty capital, public company investment, and management services through its various subsidiaries. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Partner
1984 - 2017

Cravath, Swaine & Moore provides legal services in various industries such as: broadcasting, media and entertainment, consumer products, energy, financial institutions, healthcare, industrial and chemicals, professional services, real estate, retail, technology, telecommunications, and transportation. The company was founded in 1819 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Auditor
1977 - 1981

Peat Marwick Mitchell was formed by the merger of William Barclay Peat & Co. and Marwick Mitchell & Co. in 1925.

Boards & Committees
Co-Chair, Executive Committee
Current
Co-Chair, Honoree Selection Committee
Prior
Member, Alumni Advisory Board
Prior
Member, Board of Legal Advisors
Tenure Unconfirmed
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$2,500 - $4,999
2013
$5,000 - $10K
2012
Transactions
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Valvoline, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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purchases Valvoline, Inc. from Ashland Global Holdings, Inc.

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Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. purchases Welch Allyn, Inc.

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