William H. Slattery
Director, Atlantic Legal Foundation
Member, Executive Committee
Mr. Slattery served as President of the Atlantic Legal Foundation from 2000 until July, 2015. Following graduation from Stanford University in 1965, with distinction and Honors in Economics, Mr. Slattery received his J.D. degree from Yale Law School. His six-year stint with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York City was interrupted by active duty in Vietnam and Okinawa as a Captain in the United States Army; for his service in Vietnam, he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and the Army Commendation Medal.
He subsequently served as Vice President and Counsel of Irving Trust Company and, from 1982 to 2000, was employed by Republic National Bank of New York, where he served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. He has been active in several professional groups, including the New York Bankers Association, the Financial Services Roundtable, the New York Clearing House Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.