Presiding Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

In 2017, Faiza Saeed became the first woman to hold the position of Presiding Partner at Cravath in the firm's nearly-200-year history. She has been named Dealmaker of the Year by The American Lawyer and one of the 100 Most Influential Women in NYC Business by Crain's New York Business. Faiza also serves on the boards of M&A Lawyer magazine and the New York Chapter of the March of Dimes. 

Dedication to diversity and inclusion is woven into the Cravath culture. Cravath's diversity initiatives include a variety of programs and outreach. In 2014, Cravath was one of the top 10 firms for LGBT lawyers.  

Joined LCLD 2015


Highlights of LCLD Participation


Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2017: Damaris Hernández; 2016: Ting S. Chen; 2015: Teena-Ann V. Sankoorikal


Member: Faiza Saeed

Diversity Professionals: Kiisha Morrow

Communications: Fallon Szczur