FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11-08-2023
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Progress Software Corporation CLO and Secretary YuFan Stephanie Wang and Daryl Joseffer, EVP and Chief Counsel, US Chamber of Commerce Litigation Center, Have Been Elected to the Board of the New England Legal Foundation
BOSTON – Two highly accomplished corporate general counsels have been elected to the Board of Directors of the New England Legal Foundation (NELF – www.newenglandlegal.org), the leading legal advocate for free enterprise in the region. They are: YuFan Stephanie Wang, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Progress Software Corporation; and Daryl Joseffer, Executive Vice President and Chief Counsel, U.S. Chamber Litigation Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Stephanie Wang leads all aspects of Progress Software Corporation’s legal, compliance and corporate governance efforts, including corporate transactions, overseeing the Commercial Legal Service, Enterprise Legal Service, and Strategic Asset Management teams. Prior to joining Progress, Stephanie was with W. P. Carey Inc., a public real estate investment trust. There, she most recently held the role of Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Legal Officer and helped to develop an active capital markets program that issued over $2B of debt and equity annually. She further guided over $8.6B in mergers while with the company. Stephanie previously practiced in the corporate departments of Proskauer Rose LLP and Clifford Chance US LLP. Stephanie earned her Juris Doctorate Law Degree from Cardozo School of Law and her Bachelor of Science in Policy Analysis and Management from Cornell University.
Daryl Joseffer is Executive Vice President and Chief Counsel at the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center, the litigation arm of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. A former Principal Deputy Solicitor General, Joseffer has argued 12 cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and briefed many more. He has argued dozens of appeals in other courts across the country. Before joining the Chamber, Joseffer practiced law with King & Spalding LLP, where he was a partner and head of the firm’s appellate group. Previously, he served in the Solicitor General’s Office and as a deputy general counsel in the White House Office of Management and Budget, a partner at Kirkland & Ellis, and a law clerk to the Honorable Jerry E. Smith, Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School and received a B.A. in economics from Stanford University.
NELF President Dan Winslow praised both Wang and Joseffer on their election to the Foundation’s governing body, adding, “NELF’s amicus brief practice gives a powerful strategic tool to corporate General Counsels (GCs) to help shape state and federal law to be more favorable to their industries. More and more GCs and Chief Legal Officers are contacting us to get involved with our mission of advancing free enterprise. We are thrilled to add Stephanie and Daryl to our leadership as we advance our mission and reach.”
About the New England Legal Foundation
Founded in 1977, the New England Legal Foundation (NELF – www.newenglandlegal.org) is the leading non-partisan, non-profit public interest law firm in the region dedicated to economic liberty. NELF’s ongoing mission is to champion free enterprise, property rights, limited government based on rule of law, and inclusive economic growth. We believe that free enterprise is a foundational value of a democratic society and the best opportunity for people to lift themselves to prosperity.