Laurence E. Cranch

General Counsel
Laurence E. Cranch has been General Counsel since joining AB in 2004. Prior to that, he was a partner at Clifford Chance, an international law firm, where he focused on representing financial institutions with respect to their securities and investment-management activities. From 1973 to 2000, Cranch practiced law at Rogers & Wells, where he was managing partner. Rogers & Wells merged with Clifford Chance in 2000. He earned a BA from Amherst College and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Location: New York