Gillian Hobson Appointed to NACD General Counsel Steering Committee
Vinson & Elkins
partner Gillian Hobson has been appointed to the National Association of
Corporate Directors’ (NACD) General Counsel Steering Committee.
As the recognized
authority on leading boardroom practices, NACD helps boards strengthen investor
trust and public confidence by ensuring that today’s directors are well
prepared for tomorrow’s challenges. World-class boards join NACD to elevate
performance, gain foresight and instill confidence.
Counsel Steering Committee is responsible for guiding NACD’s Strategic-Asset
General Counsel initiative, created to support the evolution of the general
counsel from solely a legal advisor to a strategic partner in the boardroom.
focuses on corporate finance and securities. She has represented both issuers
and underwriters in public and private debt and equity securities offerings,
including offerings of limited partner interests of publicly traded
partnerships, also known as MLPs.
In addition to her practice, Hobson is a member
of V&E’s Management Committee and is actively engaged in the firm’s
recruiting, mentoring and diversity initiatives.