As Executive Director, Kristin leads fundraising, events, special research projects, and donor relations of the Center.
Kristin Bresnahan is executive director of the Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia Law School.
Kristin comes to the Millstein Center from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where she worked for over five years on a wide range of litigation and enforcement matters on behalf of corporate and sovereign clients. Kristin also clerked for the Honorable Judge William H. Walls on the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Kristin received her JD from the University of California Berkeley, School of Law, and her BA from Rice University. Prior to attending law school, Kristin spent two years traveling to over fifteen countries conducting research on the role of various legal institutions in society, including as a Thomas J. Watson Fellow.