Stephen T. Whelan
Chairman, Board of Trustees, The Witherspoon InstituteStephen Whelan is the chairman of The Witherspoon Institute’s board of trustees. Whelan is a partner at the law firm of Sonnenschein, Nath, and Rosenthal in New York, where he concentrates on capital markets.
Along with his position at The Witherspoon Institute, Whelan is on the advisory council for the Atlantic Legal Foundation and the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton. He is also a fellow at the American College of Investment Counsel and the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers.
Before his current position, Whelan was a partner at the law firm Thacher, Proffitt, and Wood in New York. He is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School.