Mark D. Gerstein Since 1996, Mr. Gerstein has been a partner at Latham & Watkins LLP, holding leadership positions including global chair of the Mergers & Acquisitions group, where he helped build the Latham & Watkins M&A Practice into a U.S. and global leader for public company transactions. He has counselled the directors and officers of Fortune 500 companies and other public companies on corporate governance (including ESG matters), investor relations, crises management, domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and other strategic and capital markets matters. From 1984 to 1996, Mr. Gerstein was a corporate attorney at Katten Muchin Rosenman, an AmLaw 100 law firm, advising directors and owners of private and public companies on a variety of corporate matters. Mr. Gerstein was Chair and is currently a Board member of Youth Guidance, which works with children in urban public schools in Chicago and nationally. Mr. Gerstein also serves on the University of Michigan’s Dean’s Advisory Council at the School of Literature, Science and the Arts.