Members

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



Chair 1st Vice Chair
Paul Meister

Paul Meister, JD '87
Partner
Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P.
Chicago, IL
Ira Raphaelson

Ira Raphaelson, JD '77
Executive Vice President & Global General Counsel
Las Vegas Sands Corporation
Las Vegas, NV

Executive Committee

Courtney Armstrong

Courtney Armstrong, JD-MBA '97
Senior Vice President
Warner Brothers Inc.
Burbank, CA
Martin Checov

Martin Checov, JD '80
Partner and General Counsel
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
San Francisco, CA
Adam Cooper

Adam Cooper, JD '87
Chief Legal Officer
Citadel LLC
Chicago, IL
Kelley Cornish

Kelley Cornish, JD '83
Partner
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
New York, NY
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Saul Gamoran, JD '84
Founder and President
Gamoran Legal Consulting
Bellevue, WA
Sara Hays

Sara Hays, JD '89
Principal
SLH Advisors
Chicago, IL
Vicki Hood

Vicki Hood, JD-MBA '77
Partner
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Chicago, IL
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Joanne Moffic-Silver, JD '77
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Chicago Board Options Exchange
Chicago, IL

Active Members

Geraldine Alexis

Geraldine Alexis, JD-MBA '76
Partner
Perkins Coie
San Francisco, CA
Mark Anson

Mark Anson, JD '89
Managing Partner and Chair of the Investment Committee
Oak Hill Investment Management
Menlo Park, CA
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Marty Appel, JD '56
Of Counsel
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro LLP
Los Angeles, CA
Jared Bartie

Jared Bartie, JD '93
Counsel
Arent Fox
New York, NY
Rob Berman

Rob Berman, JD '89
Founder
IP Dispute Resolution Corporation
Pacific Palisades, CA
Sharon Bowen

Sharon Bowen, JD-MBA '82
Partner
Latham & Watkins LLP
New York, NY
Timothy Bryant

Timothy Bryant, JD '89
Partner & General Counsel
Adams Street Partners
Chicago, IL
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John Conroy, Jr., JD '79
Head of Global Strategic Initiatives
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Chicago, IL
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Garry Crowder, JD-MBA '82
Director
Institute for Global Asset and Risk Management
Washington, DC
Mac Deason

Mac Deason, JD '67
Member
Bodman LLP
Detroit, MI
Ed Dunn

Ed Dunn, JD '67
Senior Counsel
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Chicago, IL
Geoffrey Edelstein

Geoffrey Edelstein, JD '88
Co-Founder, Principal and Portfolio Manager
Granite Investment Partners
Los Angeles, CA
Jill Factor

Jill Factor, JD '86
Managing Director
Guggenheim Partners
Chicago, IL
Tyrone Fahner

Tyrone Fahner, LLM '71
Partner/Former Chairman
Mayer Brown LLP
Chicago, IL
Jay Gitles

Jay Gitles, JD '87
Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Chicago, IL
Jeffrey Golman

Jeffrey Golman, JD '80
Vice Chairman
Mesirow Financial
Chicago, IL
Kenneth Gordon

Kenneth Gordon, JD-MBA '83
Principal
Gordon Law Firm
Roanoke, TX
Jeffrey Hammes

Jeffrey Hammes, JD '85
Partner and Chairman
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Chicago, IL
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Sue Henry, JD '77
Retired (Ogletree Deakins)
McLean, VA
Randall Kaplan

Randall Kaplan, JD '93
Chief Executive Officer
JUMP Investors
Los Angeles, CA
Sang Kim

Sang Kim, JD '95
Co-Managing Partner
DLA Piper US LLP
Palo Alto, CA
Valentin Lavin

Valentin Lavin, LLM '02
Partner
Cámara y Asociados
Mexico City, Mexico
Joan Lefkow

Joan Lefkow, JD '71
U.S. District Judge
US District Court, District of Northern Illinois
Chicago, IL
Terri Mascherin

Terri Mascherin, JD '84
Partner
Jenner & Block LLP
Chicago, IL
Steven Matteucci

Steven Matteucci
President, Western US
BMO Private Bank
Phoenix, AZ
Joseph McCoy

Joseph McCoy, JD '98
Partner
Bryan Cave LLP
Chicago, IL
Divya Narendra

Divya Narendra, JD-MBA '12
Founder and CEO
SumZero
New York, NY

Jon Newcomb

Jon Newcomb, JD '82
Assistant General Counsel, Comcast Communications
Comcast Corporation
Highland Park, IL
Nancy Pacher

Nancy Pacher, JD '75
President and Chief Operating Officer
U.S. Equities Realty
Chicago, IL
Alex Paul

Alex Paul, JD '00
Of Counsel
Harrison & Held LLP
Boulder, CO
Carter Phillips

Carter Phillips, JD '77
Managing Partner
Sidley Austin LLP
Washington, D.C.
Steve Quamme

Steve Quamme, JD '86
Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director
Cartica Capital
Washington, D.C.
David Rone

David Rone, JD '87
President
TWC Sports, Time Warner Cable
El Segundo, CA
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Sheli Rosenberg, JD '66
Of Counsel
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Chicago, IL
Rick Schatz

Rick Schatz, JD '92
Managing Partner and Shareholder
Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
Miami, FL

Shannon Self

Shannon Self, JD '83
President
Violet Hill Group, Ltd.
Oklahoma City, OK
James Serota

James Serota, JD '71
Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Scarsdale, NY
Kate Shaw

Kate Shaw, JD '06
Assistant Professor of Law
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
New York, NY

Kathleen Spear

Kathleen Spear, JD '79
Retired (Kraft Foods)
Chicago, IL
Nina Stillman

Nina Stillman, JD '73
Partner
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
Chicago, IL
Dick Tallman

Dick Tallman, JD '78
Federal Judge
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Seattle, WA
Cheryl Tritt

Cheryl Tritt, JD '76
Partner
Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP
Washington, DC
James Wareham

James Wareham, JD '86
Partner
DLA Piper
Washington, DC
Donald Washburn

Donald Washburn, JD-MBA
Private Investor
Self-Employed
Portland, OR
Linda White

Linda White, JD '76
Partner
SNR Denton
Chicago, IL
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Scott Zucker, JD '87
Managing Director and Head of Origination
Natixis Real Estate Capital
Brooklyn, NY

Honorary Member

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

Life Members

Marvin Aspen

Marvin Aspen, JD '58
Federal Judge
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Chicago, IL
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Arthur Benson, JD '69
Attorney
Benson & Associates
Kansas City, MO
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Richard Briggs, JD '77
Attorney
Law Offices of Richard O. Briggs
Torrance, CA
Neil Eggleston

Neil Eggleston, JD '78
Partner
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Washington, DC
Bill Ericson

Bill Ericson, JD '88
General Partner
Mohr Davidow Ventures
Menlo Park, CA
Peter Fasseas

Peter Fasseas, JD '65
Chairman
Metropolitan Bank Group, Inc.
Chicago, IL
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Thomas Fitzgerald, JD-MBA '79
Managing Director
BankNote Capital Corp.
Naples, FL
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Rita Fry, JD '79
RAF Consulting Inc.
Chicago, IL
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Kenneth Gaines, JD '68
Retired (Altheimer & Gray)
Chicago, IL
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Raymond Gordon, JD '74
Retired (Gordon and Einstein)
Chicago, IL
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Bobbie Gregg, JD '80
Assistant Director
DuPage County Health Department
River Forest, IL
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Jorge Gutierrez, JD '86
Partner
Boyd & Jenerette, P.A.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Skip Herman

Skip Herman, JD '78
Managing Partner
Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP
Chicago, IL
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Arthur Hill, JD '78
Circuit Court of Cook County
Chicago, IL
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David Hill, JD '88
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP
Washington, DC
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Andrew Hochberg, JD '87
Managing Partner and Managing Broker
Next Realty LLC
Northbrook, IL
Bill Hochkammer

Bill Hochkammer, JD '69
Partner
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
Detroit, MI
Donald Jacobs

Donald P. Jacobs
Dean Emeritus and Gaylord Freeman Distinguished Professor of Banking
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
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Lael Johnson, JD '63
Retired (Schiff Hardin LLP)
Chicago, IL
Scott Kissinger

Scott Kissinger, JD '85
Elsevier & LexisNexis
Singapore
Myron Lieberman

Myron Lieberman, JD '54
Of Counsel
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Chicago, IL
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William Lyons, JD '81
Board Member
Morningstar, Inc.
Mission Hills, KS
Lanny Martin

Lanny Martin, JD '73
Founder and Managing Director
Platte River Ventures
Denver, CO
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Morgan O'Brien, JD '69
Chairman
Cyren Call Communications
Arlington, VA
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Julian Oettinger, JD '64
Retired (Walgreens Company)
Chicago, IL
J.B. Pritzker

J.B. Pritzker, JD '93
Managing Partner
The Pritzker Group
Chicago, IL
Heather Rosing

Heather Rosing, JD '96
Shareholder and Chief Financial Officer
Klinedinst PC
San Diego, CA
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David Savner, JD '68
Partner
Jenner & Block
Chicago, IL
Peter Sommerhauser

Peter Sommerhauser, JD '68
Shareholder
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Milwaukee, WI
Tom Stanton

Tom Stanton, JD '69
Partner
Squire Sanders
Cleveland, OH
Jeffrey Taylor

Jeffrey Taylor, JD '77
Vice Chairman
Taylor Capital Group, Inc.
Glencoe, IL
Howard Tullman

Howard Tullman, JD '70
President and Chief Executive Officer
Flashpoint Academy
Chicago, IL
Richard Wiley

Richard Wiley, JD '58
Chairman
Wiley Rein LLP
Washington, DC
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Latham Williams, JD '81
Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs and Administration
Hudson Highland Group, Inc.
Chicago, IL

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