Law Board Members Northwestern Law

Front Row (Left to Right): Steve Quamme, Paul Meister, Linda White, Rita Fry, Nina Stillman, Saul Gamoran, Hon. Joan Lefkow, Dean Dan Rodriguez
2nd Row (Left to Right): Hon. Dick Tallman, Sharon Bowen, Teri Zenner Toig, Terri Mascherin, Joanne Moffic-Silver, Dillon Smith, Sue Henry, Tom Stanton, Courtney Armstrong
3rd Row (Left to Right): Jon Newcomb, Bill Hochkammer, John Conroy, Dick Briggs, Mac Deason, Martin Checov, Carter Phillips
4th Row (Left to Right): Adam Cooper, Vicki Hood, Jeff Hammes, Kathleen Spear, Ed Dunn, Ken Koranda, Jay Gitles, Hon. Joel Flaum

There are three categories of Law Board membership: Active, Life, and Honorary.

Active members serve renewable three-year terms and participate at a consistent, high level in the life of the Law School and the Board activities. Life members are former Active members who maintain involvement on the Board under a relaxed set of participation expectations. Honorary members have courtesy appointments to the Law Board.

Executive Committee | Active Members | Honorary Members | Life Members


  • Sara Hays
    Sara L. Hays, JD '89
    SLH Advisors

Executive Committee

  • Courtney Armstrong
    Courtney D. Armstrong, JD-MBA '97
    Executive Vice President, Business Affairs
    Warner Brothers Pictures Inc.
    Burbank, California
  • Carr
    Prudence Beidler Carr
    , JD '07
    ABA Center on Children and the Law
  • Martin Checov
    Martin S. Checov, JD '80
    General Counsel
    O'Melveny & Myers LLP
    San Francisco
  • Adam Cooper
    Adam C. Cooper, JD '87
    Former Chief Legal Officer
    Citadel LLC
  • Matteucci
    Steven P. Matteucci, JD '82
    CTC | myCFO- Bank of Montreal Family Office
    Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Ira Raphaelson
    Ira Raphaelson, JD '77
    Ira H. Raphaelson PLLC
    Washington, DC
  • Joanne Moffic-Silver
    Joanne Moffic-Silver, JD '77
    Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
    Chicago Board Options Exchange

Active Members

  • Mark Anson, JD '89, Chief Investment Officer, Common Fund, Atherton, California
  • Nancy A. Pacher Berry, JD '75, President and Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Equities Realty, Chicago
  • Timothy R.M. Bryant, JD '89, Partner & General Counsel, Adams Street Partners, LLC, Chicago
  • John J. Conroy Jr., JD '79, Head of Global Strategic Initiatives, Baker & McKenzie LLP, Chicago
  • Kelley A. Cornish, JD '83, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York City
  • Herold "Mac" Deason, JD '67, Counsel, Bodman PLC, Detroit
  • Geoffrey I. Edelstein, JD '88, Co-Founder, Principal and Portfolio Manager, Granite Investment Partners, LLC, El Segundo, California
  • Saul Gamoran, JD '84, President, Gamoran Legal Consulting, Seattle
  • John J. Gasparovic, JD '82, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, BorgWarner, Inc., Auburn Hills, Michigan
  • Jay A. Gitles, JD '87, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Chicago
  • Jeffrey A. Golman, JD '80, Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, Mesirow Financial Holdings, Inc., Chicago
  • Jerome S. Gutkin, JD '65, JAG Development, Phoenix
  • Jeffrey C. Hammes, JD '85, Partner and Chairman, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago
  • Brian Hennigan, JD '76, Partner, Hueston Hennigan LLP, Los Angeles
  • Marie Oh Huber, JD '86, General Counsel, ebay, Inc., San Jose, California
  • Randall Kaplan, JD '93, Founder and President, JUMP Investors, Los Angeles
  • Sang Kim, JD '95, Northern California Regional Managing Partner, DLA Piper US LLP, East Palo Alto, California
  • Fran Krasnow, JD '78, Partner, Harrison & Held LLP, Chicago
  • Valentin Lavin, LLM '02, Partner, Cámara y Asociados, Cancun, Mexico
  • Chris Lind, JD '94, Partner, Bartlit, Beck, Herman, Palenchar & Scott LLP, Chicago
  • Terri Mascherin, JD '84, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago
  • Paul A. Meister, JD '87, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P., Chicago
  • Marlene Nations, JD '82, Partner, Dentons US LLP, Chicago
  • Jonathan Newcomb, JD '82, VP, Deputy General Counsel & Chief Information Governance Counsel, Comcast Cable Communications LLC, Schaumburg, Illinois
  • Alex Paul, JD '00, Of Counsel, Harrison & Held LLP, Boulder, Colorado
  • Carter G. Phillips, JD '77, Chairman, Executive Committee, Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, DC
  • Jessica E. Phillips, JD'06, Counsel, Boies Schiller & Flexncer LLP, Washington, DC
  • Steven J. Quamme, JD '86, Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director, Cartica Capital, LLC, Washington, DC
  • David B. Rone, JD '87
  • James I. Serota, JD '71, Chair of the Antitrust Litigation & Competition Practice, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, New York City
  • Katherine Shaw, JD '06, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York City
  • James D. Wareham, JD '86, Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, Washington, DC
  • Donald A. Washburn, JD-MBA, Private Investor, Self-Employed, Portland
  • Scott B. Zucker, JD '87, Principal, Stonecutter Capital Management LLC, Brooklyn, New York

Honorary Member

  • Joel Flaum, JD '64, Federal Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Chicago

Life Members

  • Geraldine Alexis, JD-MBA '76
  • Martin S. Appel, JD '56, Of Counsel, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro LLP, Los Angeles
  • Marvin E. Aspen, JD '58, Federal Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Chicago
  • Arthur Benson, JD '69, Attorney, Arthur Benson & Associates, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Robert A. Berman, JD '89, Adjunct Professor, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago
  • Richard O. Briggs, JD '77, Owner, Law Offices of Richard O. Briggs, Torrance, California
  • Edwin R. Dunn, JD '67, Senior Counsel, Baker & McKenzie LLP, Chicago
  • W. Neil Eggleston, JD '78, White House Counsel, The White House, Washington, DC
  • Bill Ericson, JD '88, Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Menlo Park, California
  • Peter A. Fasseas, JD '65, Chairman, Metropolitan Bank Group, Inc., Chicago
  • Thomas G. Fitzgerald, JD-MBA '79, Managing Director, BankNote Capital Corp., Inverness, Illinois
  • Rita Aliese Fry, JD '79
  • Kenneth R. Gaines, JD '68
  • R. Kenneth Gordon, JD-MBA '83, Principal, Gordon Law Firm, Roanoke, Texas
  • Raymond P. Gordon, JD '74, B&B Dredging Company, Chicago
  • Jorge R. Gutierrez, JD '86, Managing Member/Founder, Gutierrez Bergman Boulris, PLLC, Coral Gables, Florida
  • Sue J. Henry, JD '77
  • Sidney N. "Skip" Herman, JD '78, Managing Partner, Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP, Chicago
  • Arthur Hill, JD '78, Associate Judge, Criminal Division, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chicago
  • David R. Hill, JD '88, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, NRG Energy, Inc., Princeton, New Jersey
  • Andrew S. Hochberg, JD '87, Managing Partner, Next Realty LLC, Northbrook, Illinois
  • William O. Hochkammer, JD '69, Partner, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, Detroit
  • Lael F. Johnson, JD '63
  • Scott V. Kissinger, JD '85, Independent Consultant
  • Kenneth Koranda, JD '75, Self-Employed, Naperville, Illinois
  • Joan Humphrey Lefkow, JD '71, U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Northern Illinois, Chicago
  • Myron Lieberman, JD '54, Of Counsel, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Chicago
  • William M. Lyons, JD '81, Board Member, Morningstar, Inc., Mission Hills, Kansas
  • J. Landis Martin, JD '73, Founder and Managing Director, Platte River Ventures, Denver
  • Morgan E. O'Brien, JD '69, Vice-Chairman, Pacific Data Vision (PDV), Reston, Virginia
  • J.B. Pritzker, JD '93, Managing Partner, Pritzker Group, Chicago
  • Sheli Z. Rosenberg, JD '66
  • Heather L. Rosing, JD '96, Shareholder and Chief Financial Officer, Klinedinst PC, San Diego
  • David A. Savner, JD '68, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago
  • Peter M. Sommerhauser, JD '68, Shareholder, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C., Milwaukee
  • Kathleen Kelly Spear, JD '79
  • Tom Stanton, JD '69, Partner, Squire Sanders, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Richard C. Tallman, JD '78, United State Circuit Judge, William K. Nakamura U.S. Courthouse, Seattle
  • Jeffrey W. Taylor, JD '77, Sucsy, Fischer & Company, Highland Park, Illinois
  • Howard A. Tullman, JD '70, CEO, 1871, Chicago
  • Richard E. Wiley, JD '58, Chairman Emeritus, Wiley Rein LLP, Washington, DC
  • Latham Williams, JD '81, Founder and Member, Latham Williams Law Group LLC, Chicago

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