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Vance Center Committee


The governing body of the Vance Center is the Vance Center Committee, which is composed of leading members of the legal profession in New York City, including law firm partners, members of the judiciary, corporate officers, government officials, and representatives from NGOs. They provide core funding and are actively engaged in the Vance Center's day-to-day activities. The current members of the Vance Center committee are:

Edwin S. Maynard, Chair | Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
S. Todd Crider, Vice Chair | Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Antonia E. Stolper
, Vice Chair | Shearman & Sterling

Law Firm Members

Maurice Blanco | Davis Polk & Wardwell
Carmen Amalia Corrales
| Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 
Michael L. Fitzgerald and Taisa Markus |  Paul Hastings
Michael J. Gillespie | Debevoise & Plimpton
Jeffrey B. Gracer | Sive, Paget & Riesel
Rubén Kraiem | Covington & Burling
Jonathan Hamilton | White & Case
Marcia Maack | Mayer Brown
Lorraine S. McGowen | Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Barbara R. Mendelson | Morrison & Foerster
Marcelo A. Mottesi | Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
Inosi M. Nyatta
| Sullivan & Cromwell
Eric Ordway | Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Kenneth Rivlin | Allen & Overy 
Marc M. Rossell | Chadbourne & Parke
Paul T. Schnell | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Sabrena Silver | Linklaters
Timothy Wilkins | Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Corporate Counsel Members

Robert Cusumano | Legal Horizons Foundation
David E. McCraw
| The New York Times Company
Eruch P. Nowrojee
| the Carlyle Group
David J. Sorkin
| Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. 

Public Service Members

Carrie Cohen | Office of U.S. Attorney for Southern District of New York
Hon. George B. Daniels
|U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Elsie N. Vance

Emeritus Members

Michael A. Cooper | Sullivan & Cromwell
Evan A. Davis | Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Ex-Officio

Werner Ahlers | Sullivan & Cromwell
Carey R. Dunne | President, New York City Bar
Christina T. Holder | Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
Bret Parker | Executive Director, New York City Bar