Kirkland & Ellis
Binta Niambi Brown is a former Partner at the global law firm of Kirkland & Ellis. She is currently on sabbatical to focus on advocacy work on behalf of the Cambodian NGO Committee on CEDAW, an umbrella organization for local NGOs working on human rights in Cambodia, and the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights. Brown was an informal national security adviser to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, focusing on human rights and international institutions. She also served on the Transportation Policy Advisory Committee transition teams of NY Governor Andrew Cuomo and former NY Governor Eliot Spitzer. Fortune magazine listed Brown on its 40 under 40 List of Business's Hottest Rising Stars. The National Organization for Women recognized her as a “Woman of Power and Influence”. Brown is a Senior Fellow at Harvard's Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, a Truman National Security Fellow, a Member of the Harvard Women's Leadership Board and Council on Foreign Relations, and a Trustee of Barnard College and Columbia University.