Tim Wilkins is the global partner for client sustainability at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. In this role, he leads a global team, drawing on the firm’s regulatory, litigation, and transactional expertise to boost support for clients related to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities. Prior to taking this role, Wilkins served as a corporate partner, maintaining a cross-border mergers and acquisitions practice in New York and Tokyo. He was recently selected as a Top 100 Ethnic Minority Executive by EMpower for 2020 and the highest ranked lawyer at #16. Wilkins is also an adjunct professor of international law at Hunter College.