William Gorin

Chair of the Board, Sanctuary for Families, and Senior Counsel, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

William Gorin

William Gorin was elected Board President of Sanctuary for Families in July 2013. He is currently Senior Counsel at Cleary Gottlieb, an international law firm, where he practiced for over 35 years, including 28 years as a partner. He is committed to the mission of Sanctuary for Families, which is dedicated to the safety, healing, and self-determination of victims of domestic violence and related forms of gender violence, including trafficking.

“Freedom cannot be achieved unless women have been emancipated from all forms of oppression. . . . Our endeavors must be about the liberation of the woman, the emancipation of the man, and the liberty of the child.”
— Nelson Mandela