Arthur Norman Field practiced law with Shearman & Sterling for more than forty years. He has broad experience in acquisitions, in financings, and in bankruptcy and reorganization work. He served as Chair of the Shearman & Sterling Opinion Committee. Mr. Field is co-editor (with Morton Moskin) of the three-volume Transactional Lawyer’s Deskbook (West 2001). He has served as Chair of the TriBar Opinion Committee and as reporter of several of the TriBar reports including “Third Party Closing Opinions,” 53 Business Lawyer 592 (1998). He has written and lectured on a variety of business law subjects including legal opinions. He serves as chair of the ABA Business Law Section Legal Opinion Committee for 2002– 04. He was president of the New York County Lawyers’ Association 1990–92. He has been a director of a number of business corporations and nonprofit organizations and in 1980–81 chaired the New York City federally funded Legal Services project. He recently retired as a Shearman & Sterling partner and acts as an officer of a management company and a consultant.