November 9, 2007
Mark J. Gentile ('82) named one of "World's Leading Corporate Governance Lawyers"
Mark J. Gentile (‘82) was named as one of the “World’s Leading Corporate Governance Lawyers” by the International Financial Law Review. Gentile is both a director in the Corporate Department and a member of the department’s corporate advisory group at Layton & Finger, P.A. in Wilmington, Delaware.
Gentile has specialized in both Corporate Governance and Corporate Transactions for most of his career. He earned his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1979, graduated cum laude from BU Law in 1982 and clerked for the Hon. John T. Elfvin of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York prior to joining private practice. He is an appointed member of the American Bar Association’s Committee on Corporate Laws, a member of the Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, and a member of the Corporate Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association. Gentile is also a contributing author to The Delaware Law of Corporations and Business Organizations.
The International Financial Law Review (IFLR) has established itself as one of the world’s leading magazines for in-house counsel and practitioners in the financial markets over the past 20 years. The IFLR serves to inform attorneys of all relevant information pertaining to recent international deals, reports of legislative changes, practice issues, and practice strategies, as well as information on the latest innovations in areas such as capital markets, banking, project finance and corporate governance.