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Stephanie Abramson

New York University
Dean, Graduate Professional and Executive Education Programs, NYU Shanghai
New York, NY, USA

Since May of 2011, Stephanie Abramson has served as Dean of Graduate Professional and Executive Education Programs for NYU Shanghai. Beginning in January of 2010, she has taught the Business Law Transactions Clinic as an adjunct professor at the NYU School of Law. She is a director of National Financial Partners Corp. (NYSE NFP), and, from July 2005 to July 2008 when it was acquired by Google, she was an Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of DoubleClick Inc. and its Chief Privacy Officer.
Prior to joining DoubleClick, Stephanie had a long tenure as the General Counsel of Young & Rubicam Inc., an independent marketing communications holding company, until it was acquired by WPP in 2000. She also served as the Chief Legal Officer and Chief Corporate Development Officer and Corporate Secretary of Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., a publicly traded executive search firm. Before joining Young & Rubicam, she was a senior partner in the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in New York, and an associate at the law firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton.

Stephanie graduated with honors from Harvard University in 1966 and with high honors from New York University School of Law in 1969 where she was an editor of the Law Review and the recipient of several honors for academic achievement.


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