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  • Linda Lavarch


    Linda Denise Lavarch (born 27 November 1958 in Brisbane) is an Australian politician and solicitor. She was a Labor Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 1997 to 2009, representing the district of Kurwongbah. Lavarch was first elected to the seat of Kurwongbah, situated in Brisbane's northern suburbs, in a by-election on 24 May 1997. On 28 July 2005, Lavarch was appointed Queensland's Attorney-General and Minister for Justice—the first woman Attorney-General in Queensland. Prior to being appointed Attorney-General, she held the position of parliamentary secretary to the Minister for Energy and Aboriginal and Minister for Torres Strait Islander Policy, John Mickel. Lavarch pursued an active reform agenda as Attorney-General particularly focusing on community justice initiatives and the treatment of vulnerable people in the criminal justice system. She retired at the 2009 state election. Lavarch currently chairs the Australian government's Not-For-Profit Sector Reform Council which provides advice to government on not-for-profit sector issues.

  • Linda Taylor (lawyer)


    Linda Taylor (B.A., LL.B., LL.M.) is a Canadian lawyer and scholar specializing in human rights and international law who has primarily been active as a legal analyst and lawyer in various branches of the United Nations. She earned a B.A. and LL.B. at the University of Calgary and an LL.M at the University of Cambridge. In 2014. Calgary presented her with its Distinguished Alumni Award. She is the Executive Director of the United Nations Office of Administration of Justice (OAJ)., an internal administrative body.

  • Linda Chatman Thomsen


    Linda Chatman Thomsen was the director of the Division of Enforcement for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from 2005 until early 2009. Since arriving at the SEC in 1995, she worked under four SEC Chairmen: Arthur Levitt, Harvey Pitt, William H. Donaldson, and Christopher Cox. William Donaldson named her director of the Division of Enforcement on May 12, 2005. She is the first and only woman to serve as director of the Division of Enforcement. Thomsen is known for her role in the suits by the SEC against Enron and Martha Stewart, and for not having investigated Bernard Madoff. She succeeded Stephen M. Cutler. She is now a partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell. Thomsen is married to Steuart Hill Thomsen, a partner in the law firm Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, whose clients include hedge funds, broker-dealers, and investment advisors for securities enforcement matters.

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