Chadbourne & Parke LLP today announced veteran corporate governance attorney Heidi A. Lawson has joined the firm as a partner.
Most recently, she was international counsel with Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in London.
Ms. Lawson’s practice includes advising clients on corporate governance and risk management. She also frequently guides international clients in establishing and following best practices for risk governance across jurisdictions and advises companies and directors on risk committee functions. In addition, she counsels public and private organizations on liability, indemnification and insurance issues relating to officers and boards of directors.
Ms. Lawson has 23 years of experience in the insurance and risk management industry, and is Â a frequent lecturer and author on management liability and insurance topics.Â She has worked for 14 years as a lawyer advising boards and companies on risk issues and previously spent nine years on the business side in claims and underwriting.
According to todayâ€™s press release at PR Newswire, Chadbourne Managing Partner Charles K. O’Neill was quoted as saying: “Heidi’s depth of experience and expertise in the increasingly important area of risk management make her a strong addition to the firm. Our clients will benefit greatly from her expertise in corporate governance and risk oversight, particularly as businesses become subject to more government regulation in these areas.”
Chadbourne & Parke LLP, an international law firm headquartered in New York City, provides a full range of legal services. Major geographical areas of concentration include Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.