Stephen C. Neal

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Stephen C. Neal, Chairman, Cooley LLP

Stephen C. Neal serves as Chairman of the law firm Cooley LLP, where he was also Chief Executive Officer from 2001 until 2008. In addition to his extensive experience as a trial lawyer on a broad range of corporate issues, Mr. Neal has represented and advised numerous boards of directors, special committees of boards and individual directors on corporate governance and other legal matters. Prior to joining Cooley in 1995, Mr. Neal was a partner of the law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Mr. Neal serves as Chairman of the board of directors of Levi Strauss & Co. Mr. Neal holds an AB degree from Harvard University and a JD degree from Stanford Law School. He joined the NVIDIA board in March 2019.