International Advisory Board

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The International Advisory Board is a diverse group of the New York City-area alumni of the International LLM program.

The International Advisory Board (IAB) is charged with communicating Duke Law School’s activities, priorities, and intellectual resources, particularly as related to its International LLM program, to external constituents; representing the interests of the International LLM alumni population to the dean and administration; advancing the work of the IAB through service to current initiatives; and building the institution through leadership.

Invitations to serve are made by the International Studies office, often at the recommendation of the IAB. The standard term appointment is three years, and members may serve multiple terms. Members are selected because of their significant individual contributions of time, talent, and/or financial resources. Candidates may nominate themselves or may be nominated by others. In considering potential members, the International Studies office looks for individuals who have demonstrated a strong commitment to the Law School, the international community, and the LLM program in particular; have a proven record of leadership in their professional careers; and possess a passion for the institution’s ongoing success.

Board Members

Arturo Banegas LLM '00 Arturo Banegas LLM '00
Partner, Akerman
Guillaume Barbier LLM '02 Guillaume Barbier LLM '02
Director, International Tax Services, France, PwC
James Bergin LLM '93 James Bergin LLM '93
Vice President, Law, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Edward Comber LLM '17 Edward Comber LLM '17
Associate, Latham & Watkins
Anna Chacko LLM '85 Anna Chacko LLM '85
General Counsel, Long Island Power Authority
Lin Chua LLM '00 Lin Chua LLM '00
Co-Founder, COO, Head of Capital Markets, InterNex Capital
Maria Fernanda Diago LLM '16 Maria Fernanda Diago LLM '16
Partner, Brigard Urrutia
Maria Fernanda Diago LLM '16 Maria "Alice" Alvares Dias LLM '19
Foreign Legal Consultant, Smith Anderson
Elodie Gal LLM '06 Elodie Gal LLM '06
Associate, White & Case
Paul Hespel LLM '95 Paul Hespel LLM '95
Partner, Alston & Bird
Einat Levy LLM '12 Einat Levy LLM '12
General Counsel, Cherre
Isabelle Mercier-Dalphond LLM '12 Colm P. McInerney LLM '07
Associate, International Litigation and Arbitration, Skadden
Isabelle Mercier-Dalphond LLM '12 Isabelle Mercier-Dalphond LLM '12
VP & Counsel, Endeavor


Jacklyn Rabin LLM '08 Jaclyn Rabin LLM '08
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
Julian Vasquez LLM '05

Julian Vasquez LLM '05
Regional Head of Legal and Compliance, USA, Compass Group

Gitanjali Workman LLM '02 Gitanjali Workman LLM '02
General Counsel, New York-based asset management family office
Jeff Zhang '05 Jeff Zhang '05
Partner, Orrick