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


  • 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
    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
    SLH Advisors
    Chicago, IL
  • Paul Meister
    Paul Meister, JD '87
    Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P.
    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, JD-MBA '76, Partner, Perkins Coie, San Francisco, CA
  • Mark Anson, JD '89, Managing Partner and Chair of the Investment Committee, Oak Hill Investment Management, Menlo Park, CA
  • Marty Appel, JD '56, Of Counsel, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro LLP, Los Angeles, CA
  • Jared Bartie, JD '93, Counsel, Arent Fox, New York, NY
  • Prudence Beidler Carr, JD'07, Deputy Managing Counsel, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC
  • Rob Berman, JD '89, Founder, IP Dispute Resolution Corporation, Pacific Palisades, CA
  • Timothy Bryant, JD '89, Partner & General Counsel, Adams Street Partners, Chicago, IL
  • John Conroy, Jr., JD '79, Head of Global Strategic Initiatives, Baker & McKenzie LLP, Chicago, IL
  • Garry Crowder, JD-MBA '82, Director, Institute for Global Asset and Risk Management, Washington, DC
  • Mac Deason, JD '67, Member, Bodman LLP, Detroit, MI
  • Ed Dunn, JD '67, Senior Counsel, Baker & McKenzie LLP, Chicago, IL
  • Geoffrey Edelstein, JD '88, Co-Founder, Principal and Portfolio Manager, Granite Investment Partners, Los Angeles, CA
  • Jill Factor, JD '86, Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners, Chicago, IL
  • Tyrone Fahner, LLM '71, Partner/Former Chairman, Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago, IL
  • John Gasparovic, JD'82, VP -General Counsel & Secretary, BorgWarner, Inc., Auburn Hills, MI
  • Jay Gitles, JD '87, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Chicago, IL
  • Jeffrey Golman, JD '80, Vice Chairman, Mesirow Financial, Chicago, IL
  • Kenneth Gordon, JD-MBA '83, Principal, Gordon Law Firm, Roanoke, TX
  • Jerry Gutkin, JD'65, JAG Development, Phoenix, AZ
  • Jeffrey Hammes, JD '85, Partner and Chairman, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago, IL
  • Randall Kaplan, JD '93, Chief Executive Officer, JUMP Investors, Los Angeles, CA
  • Sang Kim, JD '95, Co-Managing Partner, DLA Piper US LLP, Palo Alto, CA
  • Valentin Lavin, LLM '02, Partner, Cámara y Asociados, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Joan Lefkow, JD '71, U.S. District Judge, US District Court, District of Northern Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Terri Mascherin, JD '84, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago, IL
  • Steven Matteucci, President, Western US, BMO Private Bank, Phoenix, AZ
  • Joseph McCoy, JD '98, Partner, Bryan Cave LLP, Chicago, IL
  • Divya Narendra, JD-MBA '12, Founder and CEO, SumZero, New York, NY
  • Jon Newcomb, JD '82, Assistant General Counsel, Comcast Communications, Comcast Corporation, Highland Park, IL
  • Nancy Pacher, JD '75, President and Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Equities Realty, Chicago, IL
  • Alex Paul, JD '00, Of Counsel, Harrison & Held LLP, Boulder, CO
  • Carter Phillips, JD '77, Managing Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, D.C.
  • Jessica Phillips, JD'06, Latham & Watkins LLP, Washington, DC
  • Steve Quamme, JD '86, Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director, Cartica Capital, Washington, D.C.
  • Grier Raclin, JD'78, Principal, Graclin Consulting, LLC, Saint Louis, MO
  • David Rone, JD '87, President, TWC Sports, Time Warner Cable, El Segundo, CA
  • Sheli Rosenberg, JD '66, Of Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Chicago, IL
  • Rick Schatz, JD '92, Managing Partner and Shareholder, Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A., Miami, FL
  • James Serota, JD '71, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Scarsdale, NY
  • Kate Shaw, JD '06, Assistant Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY
  • Kathleen Spear, JD '79, Retired (Kraft Foods), Chicago, IL
  • Dick Tallman, JD '78, Federal Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Seattle, WA
  • Cheryl Tritt, JD '76, Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, Washington, DC
  • James Wareham, JD '86, Partner, DLA Piper, Washington, DC
  • Donald Washburn, JD-MBA, Private Investor, Self-Employed, Portland, OR
  • Linda White, JD '76, Partner, SNR Denton, Chicago, IL
  • Scott Zucker, JD '87, Managing Director and Head of Origination, Natixis Real Estate Capital, Brooklyn, NY

Honorary Member

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

Life Members

  • Marvin Aspen, JD '58, Federal Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Arthur Benson, JD '69, Attorney, Benson & Associates, Kansas City, MO
  • Richard Briggs, JD '77, Attorney, Law Offices of Richard O. Briggs, Torrance, CA
  • Neil Eggleston, JD '78, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Washington, DC
  • Bill Ericson, JD '88, General Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Menlo Park, CA
  • Peter Fasseas, JD '65, Chairman, Metropolitan Bank Group, Inc., Chicago, IL
  • Thomas Fitzgerald, JD-MBA '79, Managing Director, BankNote Capital Corp., Naples, FL
  • Rita Fry, JD '79, RAF Consulting Inc., Chicago, IL
  • Kenneth Gaines, JD '68, Retired (Altheimer & Gray), Chicago, IL
  • Raymond Gordon, JD '74, Retired (Gordon and Einstein), Chicago, IL
  • Bobbie Gregg, JD '80, Assistant Director, DuPage County Health Department, River Forest, IL
  • Jorge Gutierrez, JD '86, Partner, Boyd & Jenerette, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Sue Henry, JD '77, Retired (Ogletree Deakins), McLean, VA
  • Skip Herman, JD '78, Managing Partner, Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP, Chicago, IL
  • Arthur Hill, JD '78, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chicago, IL
  • David Hill, JD '88, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, DC
  • Andrew Hochberg, JD '87, Managing Partner and Managing Broker, Next Realty LLC, Northbrook, IL
  • Bill Hochkammer, JD '69, Partner, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, Detroit, MI
  • Vicki Hood, JD-MBA '77, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago, IL
  • Lael Johnson, JD '63, Retired (Schiff Hardin LLP), Chicago, IL
  • Scott Kissinger, JD '85, Elsevier & LexisNexis, Singapore
  • Myron Lieberman, JD '54, Of Counsel, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Chicago, IL
  • William Lyons, JD '81, Board Member, Morningstar, Inc., Mission Hills, KS
  • Lanny Martin, JD '73, Founder and Managing Director, Platte River Ventures, Denver, CO
  • Morgan O'Brien, JD '69, Chairman, Cyren Call Communications, Arlington, VA
  • Julian Oettinger, JD '64, Retired (Walgreens Company), Chicago, IL
  • J.B. Pritzker, JD '93, Managing Partner, The Pritzker Group, Chicago, IL
  • Heather Rosing, JD '96, Shareholder and Chief Financial Officer, Klinedinst PC, San Diego, CA
  • David Savner, JD '68, Partner, Jenner & Block, Chicago, IL
  • Peter Sommerhauser, JD '68, Shareholder, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C., Milwaukee, WI
  • Tom Stanton, JD '69, Partner, Squire Sanders, Cleveland, OH
  • Jeffrey Taylor, JD '77, Vice Chairman, Taylor Capital Group, Inc., Glencoe, IL
  • Howard Tullman, JD '70, President and Chief Executive Officer, Flashpoint Academy, Chicago, IL
  • Richard Wiley, JD '58, Chairman, Wiley Rein LLP, Washington, DC
  • Latham Williams, JD '81, Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs and Administration, Hudson Highland Group, Inc., Chicago, IL

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