LEXINGTON, Ky.—Vanderbilt Law School has elected Stites & Harbison attorney Bob Beck, Jr., to the Board of Advisors 2012-2013. Beck is one of 29 new board members elected this year. His term will last three years.
Bob Beck is a Member of Stites & Harbison, PLLC, based in the Lexington, Ky., office. He leads the firm’s equine team and has represented both domestic and foreign clients in the purchase, sale or syndication of bloodstock valued at more than $700 million. Beck also represents companies with general corporate law, commercial lending, and mergers and acquisitions matters.
The Board of Advisors serves a critical advisory role to the Dean of the Law School and other senior administrators on issues important to Vanderbilt Law School. Board members provide curriculum advice, contribute financially to the school while encouraging others to do the same, support the law school through a variety of volunteer opportunities, and mentor students and recent graduates.
To qualify for membership on the Board of Advisors, one must be a Vanderbilt Law School alumni and be nominated by the Law School’s Dean and the Alumni Relations staff. Next, nominees must pass a review by the board’s nominating committee before a vote is held to approve new members.