Jean Hanson served for 19 years as a partner of the law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, New York, retiring in 2012. Ms. Hanson’s specialties included securities law and corporate finance. During the early 1990s, she was general counsel to the United States Treasury, heading a 2,000-lawyer legal department. Ms. Hanson served two terms as a member of the Securities Regulation Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Ms. Hanson also served as a member and chair of the Board of Regents of Concordia College New York and a member of the Board of Regents of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.