Bruce D. Angiolillo was Appointed as General Counsel at Takata

Date of management change: December 29, 2014 

What Happened?

Auburn Hills, MI-based Takata has Appointed Bruce D. Angiolillo as General Counsel


About the Company

Since our Founding, Takata Corporation has Continually Thought of Ways to Improve Safety We are dedicated to protecting human life. We began by developing seat belts utilizing the technology found in parachutes. Since then, we continue to develop the newest safety technology and make it available globally. This has been our objective since the beginning and we will remain committed to it. Our dream is to reduce the number of fatalities of traffic accidents to zero.


About the Person

Bruce D. Angiolillo is a Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. He is a member of the Firm`s Litigation Department. His areas of expertise are in securities litigation; including class actions; derivative actions and contests for corporate control; and complex commercial, bankruptcy, and real estate litigation. Representative cases in the securities area include Enron, Sirius Satellite Radio, Winstar, DOV Pharmaceutical, Bre-X, Prison Realty / CCA, Teleglobe, Synthetic Industries, Smith`s Foods, Computervision, Starter, and WPPSS. He regularly represents Blackstone, KKR, and Vestar in matters arising from their investment activities. Representative clients in bankruptcy and real estate litigation matters include: JP Morgan Chase, KKR, Blackstone and numerous other lending institutions. Mr. Angiolillo is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Council, and Association of the Bar of the City of New York where he served on the Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics from 1991 to 1993 and on the Committee on Professional Discipline from 1994 to 1997. Mr. Angiolillo is also a Court Appointed Special Mediator for the Departmental Disciplinary Committee for the First Judicial Department and a member of the Mediation Panel of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He is a frequent contributor to legal publications on securities and other litigation topics. For the last several years, he has been a featured panelist at PLI`s annual Securities Litigation Conference. Mr. Angiolillo is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Third, Sixth and Ninth Circuits, the U.S. Tax Court and District Courts in various jurisdictions and the courts of the State of New York. Mr. Angiolillo was a member of the Presidential Search Committee for Amherst College in 1994 and received the College`s Medal for Eminent Service in 1996. He has recently completed six years of service as a Trustee of the Convent of the Sacred Heart School in Greenwich, Connecticut. He is currently the Secretary and Director of Common Ground Community, which provides innovative solutions to homelessness in New York City. Mr. Angiolillo joined Simpson Thacher in 1980 and became a partner in 1985. He received his B.A. magna cum laude from Amherst in 1974 and his J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1977.


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