Candace K. Beinecke is the Chair of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, an international law firm ranked for the ninth year, including five years in a row as the top-ranked New York-based firm, on The American Lawyer’s A-List of what the magazine calls “the top firms among the nation’s legal elite.” She has held that position since 1999 when she became the first female chair of a major New York firm. Ms. Beinecke’s practice focuses on corporate governance and M&A.
Ms. Beinecke was selected as one of the “50 Most Influential Women Lawyers in America” by The National Law Journal, and is included in such publications as The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers for her corporate governance and M&A expertise. She is named one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in New York” and one of the “100 Most Influential Women in NYC Business” by Crain’s New York Business and was also listed as one of the “25 New York executives whose contributions in and beyond business changed the City.”
Ms. Beinecke serves as Chairperson of First Eagle Funds, Inc., a 5 Star public mutual fund family, and as a board member of ALSTOM (Paris), of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE), and of Rockefeller Financial Services, Inc. and Rockefeller & Co., Inc. She also serves as a Director and Vice Chair of the Partnership for New York City, and as a Trustee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and as a Trustee of The Wallace Foundation. She is a member of the Board of Advisors, Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law, and a member of the Women’s Forum.