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

Robert H. Mundheim
Of Counsel
Shearman & Sterling

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Robert H. Mundheim is Of Counsel to Shearman & Sterling and formerly Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Salomon Smith Barney Holdings Inc. Prior to joining Salomon Inc. as its Executive Vice President and General Counsel in September 1992, Mr. Mundheim was Co-Chairman of the New York law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson and University Professor of Law and Finance at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he had taught since 1965. He served as Dean of that institution for seven and half years (1982-1989).

Among his other professional activities, Mr. Mundheim has been General Counsel to the U.S. Treasury Department (1977-1980); Special Counsel to the 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 a Trustee and President of the American Academy in Berlin, a Trustee of New School University, a member of the Council of the American Law Institute, a director of e-College, the Salzburg Seminar, and President of The Appleseed Foundation. He chairs the Legal Advisory Board of both the NASD and NASDAQ. He serves as a member of the ABA Task Force on Corporate Responsibility and served as a member of the ABA Commission on Multidisciplinary Practice and on the Bar Association of the City of New York's Commission on the Future of CUNY.

University of Pennsylvania, M.A., (Hon.), 1971
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1957
Harvard College, B.A., 1954