American Law Institute

Corporate Board Elections
and
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

Roberta C Ramo
Shareholder, Modrall Sperling

Modrall Sperling's Website: http://www.modrall.com/index.php

Mrs. Ramo concentrates her practice in the areas of mediation, arbitration, business law, real estate, probate and estate planning. She has particular experience in working with large corporations on strategic and long-range planning.

Mrs. Ramo was elected President of the American Bar Association in 1995-96, the first woman in history to head the world’s largest organization of attorneys. In February, 2003, the Unites States Senate appointed her to co-chair the committee to review and make suggestions for governance change of the United States Olympic Committee. She was Chair of the ABA’s Asia Law Initiative Council from 2000 to 2005, was selected first vice-president of the American Law Institute, the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution's National Panel of Distinguished Neutrals, and a vice-president and member of the Board of Directors of the Santa Fe Opera. In 2000, she was made an honorary member of the Bar of England and Wales, and of Gray's Inn. She is a Fellow of both the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and of the American Bar Foundation. She served as a Regent of the University of New Mexico from 1989-1995 and as President of the Board of Regents from 1991-1993.