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List of Famous Corporate Lawyers

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List of famous corporate lawyers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top corporate lawyers in the world? This includes the most prominent corporate lawyers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable corporate lawyers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic corporate lawyers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned corporate lawyers.

Items on this list include Franklin D. Roosevelt and H. Rodgin Cohen.

From reputable, prominent, and well known corporate lawyers to the lesser known corporate lawyers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the corporate lawyer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous corporate lawyers ever?" and "What are the names of famous corporate lawyers?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt (, ; January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. A member of the Democratic Party, he won a record four presidential elections and became a central figure in world events during the first half of the 20th century. Roosevelt directed the federal government during most of the Great Depression, implementing his New Deal domestic agenda in response to the worst economic crisis in U.S. history. As a dominant leader of his party, he built the New Deal Coalition, which realigned American politics into the Fifth... more on Wikipedia

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  • Henry Rodgin ("Rodge") Cohen (born 1944) is a prominent corporate lawyer whose practice focuses on commercial banking and financial institutions. He is currently the senior chairman of the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell.... more on Wikipedia
  • Chen Show Mao (simplified Chinese: 陈硕茂; traditional Chinese: 陳碩茂; pinyin: Chén Shuò Mào; born 6 February 1961) is a Taiwanese-born Singaporean politician and lawyer. He is a member of the opposition Workers' Party (WP), and has been a member of parliament (MP) for the Aljunied Group Representation Constituency (Aljunied GRC) since 7 May 2011. He represents the Paya Lebar ward, replacing PAP's Cynthia Phua.... more on Wikipedia
  • Marshall Criser
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    Marshall McAllister Criser, Jr. (born September 4, 1928) is an American corporate lawyer and former university administrator. Criser is a native of New Jersey, and earned his bachelor's and law degrees before becoming a practicing attorney. He was the eighth president of the University of Florida, serving from 1984 to 1989.... more on Wikipedia