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24 August 20222 minute read

DLA Piper partner Dean Fealk joins Fast Company Executive Board

DLA Piper is pleased to announce that Dean Fealk, the firm’s Northern California co-regional managing partner, has been selected to join the Fast Company Executive Board.

Fast Company is a leading progressive business media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethonomics (ethical economics), leadership and design. The Fast Company Executive Board is a vetted, invitation-only professional organization of senior leaders who share a commitment to shaping the future of business. It provides members with a unique, industry-leading peer group and media platform to share thought leadership. Members include business leaders in the corporate leadership, design, media, entertainment, technology, social responsibility, marketing, advertising, social impact and nonprofit fields who have been selected for their expertise and track record. Fealk was selected to join the organization based on his experience and proven track record in international law, public policy and business leadership.

Fealk, a Wall Street Journal-bestselling author whose thought leadership has appeared in Forbes, The Atlantic and NPR, advises innovative companies on strategic issues related to complex international regulatory challenges. He also advises world leaders and politicians on public policy issues across international trade, economics and foreign policy. He has advised three US presidential campaigns and represented the state of California on trade and investment missions around the globe.

Active in civic leadership, Fealk serves on the California Workforce Development Board, as chair emeritus of the Northern California District Export Council and as a founding member of the Halifax International Security Forum. He served as national co-chair of Lawyers for Biden and serves on the board of directors of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, Bay Area Council and the California Business Roundtable, and as a trustee of World Affairs. He has been designated an honorary Senator of the German Economy, an Eisenhower Fellow to China, a Marshall Memorial Fellow to the EU, a Fulbright Scholar to Korea, a Presidential Leadership Scholar, a Carnegie New Leader and a Truman National Security Fellow. Fealk is a graduate of Leadership San Francisco and a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations.