Speaker Profile

Beverly Porway
Associate General Counsel, Reckitt Benckiser

Beverly joined Reckitt Benckiser in December, 2004 and serves as their Associate General Counsel, North America and Food, and Europe and North America Marketing Counsel. Reckitt Benckiser is a global CPG that makes such well known products as Lysol®, Finish®, Mucinex® and recently acquired Schiff Nutrition and its well known VMS brands Mega Red® and Move Free®. Beverly's main practice areas at Reckitt Benckiser currently include advertising law, including NAD challenges, social media and promotions/contests, as well as commercial agreements and general corporate matters.

Prior to coming to Reckitt Benckiser, she was Regulatory and Litigation Counsel for Toys "R" Us, Inc. where she was responsible for advertising law, regulatory and compliance matters, commercial litigation, e-commerce and internet law and general corporate contracts and transactions. Before joining Toys "R" Us, Beverly was Counsel/Section Chief for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation focusing on commercial litigation. Beverly also worked at two law firms in their general practice area and litigation areas.

Beverly is a 1979 graduate of George Washington University (B.A.) and received her J.D. in 1982 from Antioch School of Law.