Robert H. Mundheim

Of Counsel, Shearman & Sterling LLP, USA

Robert H. Mundheim is of counsel to Shearman & Sterling LLP and formerly executive vice president and general counsel of Salomon Inc. Prior to joining Salomon Inc., he was co-chairman of the New York law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson. He served as University Professor of Law and Finance at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he had taught since 1965, and was dean of the law school for seven and a half years. Among his other professional activities, Bob has been general counsel to the United States Treasury Department (1977-1980), special counsel to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (1962-1963), and vice chairman, governor-at-large, and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Association of Securities Dealers (1988-1991). He is currently a director of Gogo LLC. He was chairman of the Board of Directors of Quadra Realty Trust, a director of eCollege, Benjamin Moore, Commerce Clearing House, Arnhold & S. Bleichroeder Holdings Inc., Union Capital Corporation, Weeden Inc., and First Pennsylvania Bank, and a member of the Supervisory Board of Hypo Real Estate Holding AG. Bob is a member of the Board of Trustees of New School University and of the Curtis Institute of Music, and a Trustee of the American College of Governance Counsel. He is an emeritus member of the Council of the American Law Institute. He served as a member of the American Bar Association Task Force on Corporate Responsibility and has been a faculty member of the Vanderbilt Directors' College, the Duke Directors' Education Institute, and the Stanford Directors' College. He was the president of the American Academy in Berlin and received the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. He holds an M.A. (honorary) from the University of Pennsylvania, an LL.B. (magna cum laude) from Harvard University Law School, and a B.A. (magna cum laude) from Harvard College. Bob is a member of the Board of Directors of Salzburg Global Seminar.

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