Martha L. Rees is vice president and assistant general counsel, DuPont Legal. Ms. Rees has functional responsibility for the commercial, environment/real estate, corporate/securities, mergers and acquisitions and regional legal practices for DuPont. She also serves as Chief Antitrust Counsel and Chief Environmental Counsel. She joined DuPont in 1973 as a research engineer at the Experimental Station in Wilmington, Del., and then transitioned to a career in DuPont Legal. Her experience in DuPont Legal includes assignments as a commercial attorney representing the pharmaceuticals and agricultural products businesses, as a corporate and securities lawyer, and as a federal lobbyist. She was named associate general counsel in 1998 and was appointed to her current position in October 2006. Ms. Rees is a graduate of Purdue University with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering. She received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and is admitted to the District of Columbia Bar.