Lawrence M. Hecker
Lawrence M. Hecker is a principal in the firm of Hecker & Muehlebach, PLLC. His practice focuses primarily in the areas of corporate law, business start up, capital formation transactions, and corporate finance. Mr. Hecker is a frequent panelist and speaker on securities regulations and corporate law and capital formation education seminars. Mr. Hecker received both his Bachelor of Arts degree and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arizona. He was Chief of Staff to Governor Bruce Babbitt from 1983 through 1984. He has served as Chairman of the Securities Regulations Section of the State Bar of Arizona. Mr. Hecker is listed in the 1993-2010 editions of Best Lawyers in America in the area of Corporate Law and was selected as Best Lawyer – Corporate Law for Tucson in 2010.
Mr. Hecker’s recent activities and honors include: Chair - Pima County Bond Advisory Committee; Chair – TREO Economic Blueprint Steering Committee; Chair, Arizona Economic Resources Organization (AERO); Executive Committee of Desert Angels, angel capital network; Tucson Chamber of Commerce “Man of the Year” Award for 2008; U of A McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship – Business/Law Exchange Award, 2008; U of A James E. Rogers College of Law – Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2008; U of A McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship – Entrepreneurial Fellow, 2007.
Robert H. Mundheim
Robert H. Mundheim is Of Counsel to Shearman & Sterling and formerly Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Salomon Smith Barney Holdings Inc. Prior to joining Salomon Inc. as its Executive Vice President and General Counsel in September 1992, Mr. Mundheim was Co-Chairman of the New York law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson and University Professor of Law and Finance at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he had taught since 1965. He served as Dean of that institution for seven and a half years (1982-1989).
Among his other professional activities, Mr. Mundheim has been General Counsel to the U.S. Treasury Department (1977-1980); Special Counsel to the Securities and Exchange Commission (1962-1963); and Vice Chairman, Governor-at-Large and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Association of Securities Dealers (1988-1991). He was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Quadra Realty Trust, a director of eCollege, Benjamin Moore, Commerce Clearing House, Arnhold & S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc. and First Pennsylvania Bank. Mr. Mundheim is a Trustee of New School University, a Trustee of the Curtis Institute of Music, and a member of the Council of the American Law Institute. He chairs the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility. He is an Adviser to the American Law Institute project on the Governance of Non-Profit Organizations and chaired the Institute’s Corporate Governance Committee. He served as a member of the ABA Task Force on Corporate Responsibility and has been a faculty member of the Vanderbilt Directors’ College, the Duke Directors’ Education Institute and the Stanford Directors’ College.