September 12, 2005
Washington, D.C. – William MacLeod, Member of Kelley Drye, recently was elected to the Ripon College Board of Trustees. Comprised of 38 Ripon College alumni and friends of the college, the Board of Trustees holds the college’s charter and has been the school’s governing body since before its founding.
"My education at Ripon laid the foundation for a successful and rewarding legal career, and I am extremely honored to have been chosen for the Board," said William MacLeod. "As a board member, I’ll work to further Ripon’s commitment to providing students a well-rounded liberal arts education."
Mr. MacLeod, a 1973 honors graduate of the college, was involved with student senate, president of the Interfraternity Council, and president of the Delta Upsilon fraternity. In 1996, he was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Citation for achieving distinction in his chosen field, rendering outstanding community service and a continuing loyalty to and support of Ripon College.
Ripon College, founded in 1851, is a liberal arts and sciences college in Wisconsin. It has been recognized as a "best value" and "A Best 357 College" by The Princeton Review and is one of the best schools in the nation, as recognized by Colleges of Distinction.
William MacLeod chairs Kelley Drye’s Antitrust practice group, specializing in antitrust and trade regulation. He is a former Bureau Director at the Federal Trade Commission and has more than 20 years of experience representing domestic and international corporations in merger challenges, investigations, and approvals; and counseling companies on a broad range of distribution issues.
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