Patrick S. McGurn
Special Counsel, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)
Pat serves as Special Counsel at Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), the world’s leading provider of proxy voting services and corporate governance research. ISS recommends votes on ballot issues for more than 35,000 shareholder meetings across 100 markets around the globe. Prior to joining ISS in 1996, Pat was director of the Corporate Governance Service at the Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC), a not-for-profit firm that provided governance research to investors. He also served as a private attorney, a congressional staff member and a department head at the Republican National Committee. He is a graduate of Duke University and the Georgetown University Law Center. He is a member of the bar in California, the District of Columbia, Maryland and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Pat serves on the Advisory Boards of the National Association of Corporate Directors and the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the Lerner College of Business & Economics at the University of Delaware.