WEST CHESTER, Pa., April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AccessLex Institute is pleased to announce that Chris Guthrie, dean, and John Wade-Kent Syverud, Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School, and Ralph D. Sinsheimer, co-founder and managing director of The Solaris Group LLC, have joined the Company's Board of Directors, effective April 1.
Guthrie is a leading expert on behavioral law and economics, dispute resolution, negotiation and judicial decision making. He has been recognized for his research and teaching with two CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution Professional Article Prizes, the Outstanding First-Year Course Professor Award at Northwestern University Law School and multiple teaching and research prizes at the University of Missouri, among other awards. He is one of the authors of the influential textbook, Dispute Resolution and Lawyers, and has published more than 50 scholarly articles and essays in leading law journals.
Sinsheimer oversees institutional consulting and wealth management activities, including strategic and tactical asset allocation, manager selection and philanthropic services for The Solaris Group, a specialized global wealth strategy and asset management firm for ultra-high net-worth individuals, foundations and charitable programs, and institutional clients. He is a former senior vice president and head of Wealth Management for Neuberger Berman Trust Company and Neuberger Berman Group LLC, and served as director of Marketing and Philanthropy Management at OFFITBANK.
"We are pleased to welcome Chris Guthrie and Ralph Sinsheimer as new members. The Board of Directors plays an integral role in helping AccessLex Institute expand its reach and deepen its impact in legal education, and Chris and Ralph bring significant experience and valuable insight to the table," said Hannah R. Arterian, AccessLex Institute's Board Chair and professor of law at Syracuse University College of Law. "I am grateful for their willingness to serve and look forward to working with them."
About AccessLex Institute:
AccessLex Institute is a nonprofit organization committed to helping talented, purpose-driven students find their path from aspiring lawyer to fulfilled professional. In partnership with its nearly 200 Member law schools, improving access and positively influencing legal education have been at the heart of the Company's mission since 1983. AccessLex Institute has offices in West Chester, Pa., and Washington, D.C., with a team of accredited financial education counselors based throughout the United States. Learn more at AccessLex.org.