Trailblazing: Friends, Top Lawyers, and Board Directors

By Kimberly Simpson


Directorship Magazine

In a conference room in Scottsdale, Arizona, the NACD General Counsel Advisory Council was gathered for a discussion on boardroom issues among the Fortune 500. It turns out that two of the participants go way back—all the way back to college at The University of Pennsylvania. Both hail from urban, public-school backgrounds, one growing up in New York City and the other on Long Island...

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Kimberly Simpson
Kimberly Simpson is the chief operating officer, general counsel, and corporate secretary of NACD.


This article is from the Fall 2023 issue of Directorship.