Today, Chairman of the American Antitrust Institute (AAI) Board of Director Robert Skitol announced the addition of Roberta D. Liebenberg to the Board. “We are delighted to announce that Ms. Liebenberg will be stepping onto the AAI Board. She brings deep experience in both antitrust and not-for-profit governance,” said Skitol.
Ms. Liebenberg is a senior partner at Fine Kaplan and Black in Philadelphia, where she focuses her practice on class actions, antitrust and complex commercial litigation, and white-collar criminal defense. She has served as lead and trial counsel in several significant cases of the past 25 years – from complex antitrust class actions to a landmark criminal antitrust matter. She has held leadership roles in the American Bar Association Antitrust and Litigation sections, and also chaired the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Antitrust Committee.
Ms. Liebenberg is nationally recognized for her work in the advancement of women lawyers. She currently serves as Chair of DirectWomen, the only organization dedicated to increasing the representation of women lawyers on corporate boards. From 2008 to 2011 and 2013 to 2014, Ms. Liebenberg served as Chair of the American Bar Association's Commission on Women in the Profession. Ms. Liebenberg also served as Chair of the American Bar Association's Gender Equality Task Force from 2012-2013. She recently co-authored First Chairs at Trial - More Women Need Seats at the Table.
As the eighth Director, Ms. Liebenberg joins Board Chairman Robert A. Skitol of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Board Vice Chairman Eric L. Cramer of Berger & Montague P.C., Board Treasurer Gregory T. Gundlach of the University of North Florida, Joshua P. Davis of the University of San Francisco School of Law, Pamela Gilbert of Cuneo Gilbert and LaDuca, LLP, John Kwoka, Jr. of Northeastern University, and Robert H. Lande of the University of Baltimore School of Law.
AAI President Diana Moss noted that “Bobbi Liebenberg will be a great addition to the Board, with insight and expertise that will be valuable to the AAI as we continue to grow.” The AAI Board of Directors began with the three founders in 1998 and has grown to include eight leaders in the antitrust community.
Ms. Liebenberg is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the Catholic University Columbus School of Law, magna cum laude, where she was the Notes Editor of the Law Review. Thereafter, she served as a law clerk for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
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