We are delighted to welcome Kamil Shields & Phil Hurst to our Board of Directors, effective January 2023!
Kamil Shields is a partner in Sullivan & Cromwell’s Litigation Group. Her practice focuses on investigations and regulatory enforcement proceedings involving cybercrime matters, public corruption, and bank and wire fraud. Ms. Shields rejoined Sullivan & Cromwell in 2019 from the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, where she served as an Assistant United States Attorney in both the Cyber Crime and Fraud and Public Corruption sections. In her capacity as an Assistant United States Attorney, Ms. Shields served as lead prosecutor in 13 jury trials, investigated and indicted dozens of cases, drafted and argued procedural and substantive motions, worked with expert witnesses, and coordinated with victims of fraud and other crimes. Prior to her government service, Ms. Shields was an associate in Sullivan & Cromwell’s New York office, where she focused on complex financial litigation and investigations. While an associate at S&C, Ms. Shields was recognized as a “Rising Star” by New York Super Lawyers (2013, 2014). Ms. Shields received her B.A. from Harvard University and her J.D. from Yale Law School.
Phil Hurst is an Assistant General Counsel at Capital One, where he advises senior leadership and the business teams responsible for emerging payments, platforms, and commercialization. Prior to his current role, Phil was counsel for Capital One’s Card data sciences teams, where he helped his clients navigate legal issues applicable to applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Phil joined Capital One from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where his practice focused on commercial litigation, internal investigations, and regulatory enforcement. Before Cleary, Phil served as a law clerk in the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Earlier in his career, Phil worked as a Fellow for U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown. Phil received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School and his B.A. from Miami University. Phil has a long-standing commitment to pro bono work, and he has represented victims of domestic violence, as well as refugees seeking parole and asylum, doctors opposing solitary confinement, and the Cornell Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide.