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Barnard Trustee Binta Brown '95 named to Cuomo's Transition Team

Professional Profile

Binta Niambi Brown '95 is a corporate partner in the Kirkland & Ellis LLP Debt Finance Group. Ms. Brown represents corporate borrowers, private equity groups and financial institutions in connection with secured and unsecured commercial lending transactions, including acquisition financings, senior, second lien and subordinated financings and other banking and credit matters.

Ms. Brown's pro bono practice has included involvement with economic development initiatives assisting women in war-torn regions, advocacy on behalf of human trafficking victims and work with the New York City public schools.

Ms. Brown is proud to serve on three of Kirkland's Committees:

Member, Firmwide Diversity Committee
Member, Racial/Ethnic Minority Subcommittee
Member, Gender Subcommittee

Memberships & Affiliations

Member, Task Force on New York Law in International Matters, New York State Bar Association

Member, Board of Directors, Project Enterprise

Member, Council on Foreign Relations

Trustee, Barnard College Board of Trustees

Other Distinctions

2003-2004, Fellow, Coro Foundation's Leadership New York Program
2005, Certificate of Appreciation awarded by Advisor Support Team, United States Army and Fifth Division, Iraqi Army for outstanding pro bono support of a military operation that resulted in securing emergency medical care in the U.S. for a young Iraqi civilian

Seminars

Panelist, PLI: Beyond Diversity 101, Navigating the New Opportunities, June 2007
Past participant on other New York City Bar CLE panels.

Prior Experience
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

To see Brown's complete profile, visit her page on the Kirkland & Ellis LLP site.