Thomas M. Haythe has practiced for more than 40 years in the area of domestic and international business law, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings, corporate restructurings and commercial contracts. Over the years, Mr. Haythe has acted as a legal and business advisor to various boards of directors and board committees and has been a director of a number of public companies. In addition, he has extensive experience in the design and negotiation of senior executive compensation arrangements. Mr. Haythe was the founder and senior partner of Haythe & Curley, a medium-sized international law firm headquartered in New York City.

Admitted to Bar: New York; Connecticut. Education: Harvard University (B.A.; LL.B.). Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York; New York State, Connecticut and American Bar Associations.