Harvard Law School – Faculty Disclosures re: Related Outside Interests and Activities

Name: Robert Sitkoff
Institution: HLS
Title (HLS): Tenured Professor
Visibility:Public

The faculty member above engages from time to time in outside activities, some of which are compensated, some of which are ongoing, and also has outside financial interests that may relate to his/her scholarly activities. The disclosures below are intended to provide interested parties information about potential conflicts of interest from 2011 through the date of this report (June 2012) that might exist between the faculty member's scholarly and teaching activities, on the one hand, and his/her outside activities, on the other hand.

Client/Interest

Role/Interest

Matter

Issue

Dates

American Law Institute

Board

ALI Council

The ALI Council is the volunteer board of directors that oversees the management of the business and affairs of the ALI.

2012-Ongoing

Aspen Publishers

Board

Board of Editorial Advisors

The Board of Editorial Advisors provides advice to Aspen Publishers about law school casebooks and other such publications.

2007-Ongoing

Uniform Law Commission

Gov't Official

Commissioner (by gubernatorial appointment)

The ULC prepares uniform laws for enactment by the states.

2008-Ongoing

Law Firms (Confidential)

Expert

Consulting expert in litigation (P and D, individuals and corporate entities)

Various questions involving common law trusts, statutory trusts, wills and decedent's estates, agency, fiduciary administration, prudent investor rule, legal malpractice, restitution and unjust enrichment, and nonprofit entities.

2007-Ongoing

Federated Investors, Inc.

Expert

Consulting expert, talks, and publications.

Trust, agency, prudent investor, and fiduciary law and policy.

2008-Ongoing

Wiggin and Dana LLP (for individual objectant-beneficiaries)

Expert

In the Matter of the Judicial Settlement of the Final Account Proceedings of Bank of America, N.A., Trustee and Ann Kenny Braff, Rochelle Lazarus, Jonathan Braff and Michael Braff as Co-Executors of the Estate of Lewis Braff, Deceased Trustee, As Trustees of Trust Under Agreement Dated March 21, 1995, As Amended and Restated September 14, 2001, By and For Gerald Carrus, Deceased, File No. 1931/2002, Surrogate's Court, Westchester County, New York.

Trust administration

2008-Ongoing

Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C. (for individual co-trustees)

Expert

In the Matter of Trust for Grandchildren of Wilbert L. and Genevieve W. Gore dated April 14, 1972, C.A. No. 1165-N, Chancery Court, Delaware.

Trust construction

2009-2012

Nystrom Beckman & Paris, LLP (for individual co-trustees and family office)

Expert

Tenens Corporation, D/B/A Essex Street Associates, and the Trustees of the Ayer Family Trusts v. Vitale Caturano & Company and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, C.A. No. 07-00184-BLS, Superior Court, Massachusetts.

Trust administration

2011-2012