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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
Charles I. Cogut and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Robert L. Friedman
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP


$10,000 to $24,999
Apollo Capital Management
AQR Capital Management, LLC
Ashe Capital Management
Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Martin J. Bienenstock
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Covington & Burling LLP
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Credit Suisse
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Dechert LLP
Delaware Department of State
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Eton Park Capital Management
Fidelity Management & Research Company
John G. Finley
FMC Corporation 

Joel R. Friedlander
Joseph D. Gatto
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Perry Golkin, Mrs. Donna O’Hara Golkin and
The Perry and Donna Golkin Family Foundation
Grant & Eisenhofer P.A.
Leon C. Holt, Jr.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Innisfree M&A Incorporated
Sarkis Jebejian
Roy J. Katzovicz
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated
MacKenzie Partners, Inc.
Merck & Co. Inc.

Millennium Management Foundation
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP
Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P.
Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
Allan. N. Rauch
Reed Smith LLP
Richards, Layton & Finger, PA
Ropes & Gray LLP
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
White & Case LLP
Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP


$5,000 to $9,999
James H. Agger                                            
Myron J. Resnick
Kenneth W. Willman                                         


$1,000 to $4,999
John DiTomo
Christopher Foulds
Jeffrey M. Gorris
Edmund Kitch                                                          
Hon. John Noble
James A. Ounsworth
Helen P. Pudlin


Up to $999

Mary J. Grendell
David Ross