Elected Member

Hilary K. Krane

Los Angeles, CA
Creative Artists Agency
Stanford University
University of Chicago Law School

Hilary Krane is General Counsel of Nike, Inc. and also serves as the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. Previously she was Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Levi Strauss & Company since 2006. 

Ms. Krane has experience in corporate governance, securities, mergers and acquisitions, brand protection, and government affairs. She previously served as an Assistant General Counsel at Pricewaterhousecoopers. From 1994 to 2005, she held several positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers, including Primary Legal Counsel to the U.S. Advisory Practice. 

Prior to joining PwC, she spent four years as a litigation associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom where she focused on complex commercial litigation. She spent one year clerking for U.S. District Judge Milton I. Shadur in the Northern District of Illinois.

EDUCATION: Leland Stanford Junior University, B.S.; University of Chicago Law School, LL.B.

Areas of Expertise
Transnational Litigation (International Law)
Intellectual Property
Sports (Entertainment Law)
Securities Law
Trademarks (Intellectual Property)
Corporate Law (Commercial Law)
Marketing (Communications Law)
Media (Communications Law)
Professional Malpractice (Tort Law)