Maria D. Hummer-Tuttle

Lawyer; Philanthropic organization executive; Cultural institution board member
Leadership, Policy, and Communications
Business, Corporate, and Philanthropic Leadership

Maria Hummer-Tuttle, a lawyer, was a partner and Chair of the Management Committee and Co-Managing Partner of Manatt, Phelps and Phillips in Los Angeles. She was affiliated with the law firm for over 25 years. She serves on the boards of the International Rescue Committee, Caltech, the W.M. Keck Foundation, and the Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies. Ms. Hummer-Tuttle is President of The Hummer Tuttle Foundation, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences’ Commission on the Arts, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Pacific Council on International Policy, the Getty President’s International Council (Chair), the Getty Conservation Institute Council, and The International Council of the Museum of Modern Art. Ms. Hummer-Tuttle has served on a number of charitable and civic boards including the J. Paul Getty Trust (Chair, July 2015-June 2019), the LA24 Exploratory Committee, The Music Center of Los Angeles County, the Hammer Museum, the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, Children’s Institute Inc., Mount St. Mary’s College and Scripps College, the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, the Legal Aid Foundation and the Women’s Leadership Board of John F. Kennedy School of Government – Harvard University. Maria Hummer-Tuttle received her B.A. from Scripps College and her J.D. from UCLA School of Law. 

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