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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
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 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
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
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
Allan N. Rauch
Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
White & Case LLP
Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP


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


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


Up to $999
Yelena M. Barychev
Mary J. Grendell
Amgen Inc.