American Law Institute

Corporate Board Elections
Internal Controls

27th September 2005
Federal Reserve Bank of New York

European Corporate Governance Institute

A free all-day conference co-sponsored by the American Law Institute and the European Corporate Governance Institute

Myles V Lynk
Peter Kiewit Foundation Professor of Law and the Legal Profession, Arizona State University College of Law,

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Professor Myles V. Lynk is the Peter Kiewit Foundation Professor of Law and the Legal Profession at the Arizona State University College of Law, and a Faculty Associate of ASU’s Center for the Study of Law, Science and Technology. He teaches administrative law, business organizations, civil procedure and professional responsibility. After 9/11, he organized a series of special programs at the law school, entitled, ”Challenges,” which examined the various responses of the American legal system to that awful tragedy. Professor Lynk is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School. He has served as a law clerk to Judge Damon Keith on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, a Special Assistant to the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, and, in 1979-80, an Assistant Director on the White House Domestic Policy Staff. In 1983-84, Professor Lynk served on the legal staff of the Special Counsel to the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct of the U.S. House of Representatives, investigating allegations of improper conduct involving Congressmen, staff and teenagers serving as House pages. Professor Lynk was a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of a national law firm from 1985 through 1999, where he advised companies on governance and regulatory issues and litigated in federal and local courts. Before coming to ASU Professor Lynk was a visiting professor of law at George Washington University Law School and a lecturer in law at the University of Maryland School of Law. He recently served as co-chair of the State Bar of Arizona’s Task Force on Multi-jurisdictional Practice, and was a member of the State Bar’s Task Force on the Future of the Legal Profession.

Professor Lynk was appointed by the Chief Justice of the United States to two terms on the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States, and is currently chair of the Advisory Committee’s Discovery Subcommittee.

In the American Bar Association ("ABA") Professor Lynk serves as a Business Law Section Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates. He is a member of the American Law Institute’s (“ALI”) governing Council and a past President of the District of Columbia Bar. He has also served on the Civil Rules Advisory Committee from 1998 to 2004.