Viet D. Dinh
Mr. Dinh is a partner of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, a global law firm. From 2003 to September 2016, Mr. Dinh was a partner of Bancroft PLLC, a law and strategic consulting firm that he founded. Mr. Dinh has counseled corporations and their leaders on a range of transactional, compliance and corporate governance issues and has represented numerous boards, committees and independent directors of public companies. He was appointed Associate Professor of Law in 1996, Professor of Law in 2001, and Professorial Lecturer in Law and Distinguished Lecturer in Government in 2014 at Georgetown University, where he specializes in corporations and constitutional law. In addition, he has acted as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Strayer Education, Inc., an education services holding company, since 2010 through Strayer’s engagement of Bancroft PLLC and Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Mr. Dinh served as U.S. Assistant Attorney General for Legal Policy from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Dinh was elected to the board of Scientific Games Corporation in 2017, and has served as a director of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (formerly the News Corporation), where he serves as Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and as a member of the Audit Committee, since 2004. He also served as a director of Revlon, Inc., where he served as a member of the Nominating Committee, from 2012 to 2017. He served as a director of M&F Worldwide Corp., which ceased to be a public reporting company in 2011, from 2007 to 2011, and as a director of The Orchard Enterprises, Inc., which ceased to be a public reporting company in 2010, from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Dinh received his A.B. from Harvard College and his J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was a Class Marshal and an Olin Research Fellow in Law and Economics.