Bingham

Bingham

L. Tracee Whitley

Chief Operating Officer

L. Tracee Whitley oversees Bingham’s global administrative team, directing the financial, technology, talent management, operations, marketing and communications functions for the firm’s 14 major offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

Tracee has worked closely with Bingham’s chairman, Jay Zimmerman, for nearly 10 years. From 2004 to 2006, she worked with him to help develop the firm’s long-range strategic planning and key client and talent management programs, to direct the firm’s internal and external communications functions, and to support the firm’s partner leadership with respect to governance matters, in collaboration with the firm’s Office of General Counsel.

Events

  • Panelist, What Businesses Want From Higher Education, and What They Can Contribute, 2013 Governor’s Conference on Higher Education Trusteeship, Louisville, Ky. (September 2013)
  • Panelist, Breaking Barriers: Inspirational Stories of Firsts, Women in the Law Conference, Northeastern University School of Law, Boston (May 2013)
  • Speaker, Reflections on Leadership, Women Leading Kentucky, Lexington, Ky. (February 2013)
  • Speaker, Leadership 2020: Seeing the Global Future of Leadership Development, Company Application Panel: Bingham McCutchen LLP, Executive Development Roundtable, Boston University School of Management, Boston (May 2012)
  • Keynote Speaker, The Value of a St. Timothy’s Education, St. Timothy’s School, Raleigh, N.C. (June 2011)
  • Panelist, Thriving in a Global Economy, Boston University MBA Symposium, Boston (February 2010)
  • Panelist, Relationships, Relationships, Relationships, Women in the Law Conference, Northeastern University School of Law, Boston (April 2009)

Publications

Memberships

  • Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • Commerce Lexington, Board of Directors
  • Transylvania University, Board of Trustees
  • LexArts, Board of Directors
  • Blue Grass Community Foundation, Board of Directors

Awards & Honors

  • Co-managing Editor, NU Forum Law Journal, Northeastern University School of Law
  • Capital Area Soccer League Hall of Fame (2010)
  • Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame (2003)
  • Ivy League Women’s Silver Anniversary Soccer Team (1998)

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