Senior Managing Director and General Counsel
Adam B. Frankel is a Senior Managing Director and the firm's General Counsel. He is responsible for our legal and compliance functions.
Prior to joining in July 2006, Mr. Frankel was senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. from 2003 to 2006, a leading owner and operator of short line and regional freight railroads in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia and Bolivia. Mr. Frankel was also responsible for matters related to human resources and government affairs. Prior to that, Mr. Frankel worked from 1999 until 2003 as a corporate and transactions attorney in the office of the general counsel at Ford Motor Company. From 1995 until 1999, Mr. Frankel was an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in London and New York.
Mr. Frankel is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a trustee at the Sesame Workshop and a member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. He has a B.A. from Brown University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.