Nancy A. Lieberman is a partner in the global law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP where she concentrates on mergers and acquisitions, including negotiated and contested acquisitions, private equity transactions, tender offers, recapitalizations and restructurings. She also advises corporations on various governance matters as well as responses to shareholder activists. Ms. Lieberman was recently appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York as a director of the New York State Spinal Cord Injury Review Board, which annually allocates $8.5 million in research grants to find a cure for this condition. She is also a co-founder and director of New Yorkers to Cure Paralysis, an umbrella organization designed to educate New York legislators and the executive branch of the need for continued funding for spinal cord injury research in New York State.
She is also a Trustee of the University of Rochester, from which she received a B.A. degree, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York City, and a director of the National Center for Law and Economic Justice. Ms. Lieberman is also a graduate of The University of Chicago Law School and received a graduate law degree from New York University.