Jonathan M. Wainwright

Jonathan M. Wainwright serves as Secretary of the Foundation.  Mr. Wainwright is a Senior Counsel at the law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, where he served as a Partner for more than 32 years.  During his tenure as a Partner, Mr. Wainwright served as the Chair of the firm’s Corporate Group.  Mr. Wainwright earned a bachelor’s degree with honors from Yale College and his J.D. from New York University School of Law.  In his law practice, Mr. Wainwright has represented many not-for-profit organizations and he currently serves as the Deputy Chairman of Lighthouse Guild, which is dedicated to helping people who have lost their sight or suffer from low vision.  Mr. Wainwright also serves as a Trustee of The Nature Conservancy, Long Island Chapter and as a Director and the Treasurer of The Friends of Georgica Pond Foundation. He lives in New York City with his wife, Candace.