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Funding for the Institute for Law and Economics comes from a diverse group of individuals, law firms, corporations, and foundations who endorse our work each year. We are pleased and privileged to recognize and thank the ILE investors whose generous contributions underwrite the activities described in this report. We deeply appreciate their support and their active participation in institute programs.


$25,000 or above
Robert L. Friedman
Joseph Frumkin and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz


$10,000 to $24,999
Apollo Capital Management
Ashe Capital Management
Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Martin J. Bienenstock
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Dechert LLP
Delaware Department of State
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
John G. Finley
FMC Corporation
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Joel R. Friedlander
Eduardo Gallardo
Joseph D. Gatto
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Perry Golkin, Mrs. Donna O’Hara Golkin and
The Perry and Donna Golkin Family Foundation
Holland & Knight LLP
Leon C. Holt, Jr.
Houlihan Lokey
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Innisfree M&A Incorporated
Sarkis Jebejian
Roy J. Katzovicz
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Daniel Lee

MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated
MacKenzie Partners, Inc.
Merck & Co. Inc.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP
Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
Allan N. Rauch
Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
White & Case LLP
Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP


$5,000 to $9,999                              
Jeffrey M. Gorris
Myron J. Resnick
Kenneth W. Willman                                         


$1,000 to $4,999
Christopher Foulds 
Mary J. Grendell                                 
James A. Ounsworth
Helen P. Pudlin