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Michael Gillespie

Of Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton (He/Him)

Michael Gillespie is a retired corporate partner at Debevoise & Plimpton, where he was a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Governance and Family Enterprise Groups. Mr. Gillespie advised senior management and boards throughout the world, including the United States, Latin America, India, Russia and various other jurisdictions, on a range of strategic transactions and related matters, including critical governance, compliance and risk management issues.

He also served as a leader of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications and Latin America Groups. He received a B.A. from Amherst College in 1982 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1986. He joined Brooklyn Org’s Board of Directors in May 2017.