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Gayle Hyman is an attorney with extensive experience advising clients on corporate, securities, governance and international business matters. Most recently, she was the senior vice president of corporate affairs at Las Vegas Sands Corp. and has served in several other senior legal positions at Las Vegas Sands Corp., including as its general counsel.
Previously, Hyman was the deputy general counsel, finance and securities, at Allegheny Energy, Inc. Prior to that, she was a corporate attorney at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Hong Kong and at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York. In addition, she has taught U.S. business law at law schools in Debrecen, Hungary, and in Moscow, Russia.
Hyman received her JD, magna cum laude, from New York Law School, her MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and her BA with distinction from Stanford University. She is a member of the board of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Nevada Chapter.
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Nomi Stolzenberg was quoted in an article about whether or not religious judges can keep their faith separate from their rulings. Stolzenberg said, “[Amy Barrett] is being selected to fulfill a half century campaign to take back the courts, to return religion to the public square, to dismantle a style of secularist constitutional interpretation that religious conservatives find objectionable."
"Lessons from Luckin Coffee: The Underappreciated Risks of Variable Interest Entities," Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog, July 28, 2020.
"Big is not necessarily bad," The Hill, July 30, 2020.
“The Death of the Income Tax (or, The Rise of America's Universal Wage Tax),” Indiana Law Journal 95 (2020): 1233.