Jane C. Sherburne
Principal of Sherburne PLLC and Former Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
Director since 2014
Jane C. Sherburne is currently principal of Sherburne PLLC, a legal consulting firm providing strategic advice in crisis environments and in connection with regulatory policy developments. From May 2010 to July 2014, Ms. Sherburne served as Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Ms. Sherburne served as Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Wachovia Corporation from June 2008 to January 2009, during which time Wachovia merged with Wells Fargo & Company. From December 2006 to June 2008, Ms. Sherburne was General Counsel of Citigroup Inc.‘s Global Consumer Business. From July 2001 to December 2006, Ms. Sherburne was Deputy General Counsel of Citigroup, Inc. Until July 2001, Ms. Sherburne was a litigation partner at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, having joined the firm in 1984. Ms. Sherburne interrupted her private practice from 1994 to 1997 to serve as Special Counsel to the President in the Clinton White House. Ms. Sherburne serves as an independent director on the boards of HSBC USA, HSBC Bank USA, HSBC Finance Corporation and HSBC North America, all of which are indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries of HSBC Holdings plc, a global banking and financial services organization, and on the advisory board of Perella Weinberg Partners, a global advisory and asset management firm. Ms. Sherburne is Chair of the Board of the National Women’s Law Center, Chair of the Board of Negotiation Strategies Institute, a Trustee of the New York City Bar Fund, a member of the Executive Committee of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, a member of the Committee for Economic Development, and a member of the American Law Institute. She also serves on the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States, to which she was appointed by President Obama in July 2010. Ms. Sherburne is a member of our Audit Committee and our Personnel and Compensation Committee.