2019 Planning Committee

Executive Committee Members

Chair
Timothy J. Melton
Jones Day, Detroit and Chicago

Vice Chair
Mark McMillan
K&L Gates LLP, Chicago

Stephen Bigler
Richards Layton & Finger, PA, Wilmington, DE

Cathy A. Birkeland
Latham & Watkins LLP, Chicago

Robert Boyle
General Motors Company, Detroit

Juliann Cecchi
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago

Brian J. Fahrney
Sidley Austin LLP, Chicago

Zachary Fardon
King & Spalding, Chicago

Michael M. Froy
Dentons, Chicago

Robert M. Hayward
Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago

Trevor Norwitz
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz, New York

Pravin Rao
Perkins Coie LLP, Chicago

Craig A. Roeder
Baker & McKenzie LLP, Chicago

David S. Ruder
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago

Brian M. Schafer
Winston & Strawn LLP, Chicago

Amy C. Seidel
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, Minneapolis

Jodi A. Simala
Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago

Thuy Vo
Archer Daniels Midland Company, Chicago

Gregory C. Vogelsperger
The Boeing Company, Chicago

Richard C. Witzel Jr.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, Chicago

Jeffrey R. Wolters
Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE

Mark D. Wood
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Chicago


Steering Committee (Former Institute Chairs) Members

Claudia H. Allen
KPMG, Chicago

Andrew R. Brownstein
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz, Chicago

Keith S. Crow
Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago

Thomas P. Desmond
Vedder Price P.C., Chicago

Martin P. Dunn
Morrison & Foerster LLP, Washington, DC

Scott Falk
Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago

Bradley C. Faris
Latham & Watkins LLP, Chicago

Mark D. Gerstein
Latham & Watkins LLP, Chicago

Joseph P. Gromacki
Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

John P. Kelsh
Sidley Austin LLP, Chicago

Robert J. Minkus
Schiff Hardin LLP, Chicago

Charles W. Mulaney, Jr.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, Chicago 

Thomas J. Murphy
McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Chicago 

Frederick B. Thomas
Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago

Robert F. Wall
Winston & Strawn LLP, Chicago

Herbert S. Wander
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Chicago


Planning Committee Members

Peter J. Barack
Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP, Chicago

Patrick Belville
Jones Day, Detroit

Patrick Daugherty
Foley & Lardner LLP, Chicago

Arthur Don
Greenberg Traurig LLP, Chicago

Patricia Dondanville
Reed Smith LLP, Chicago

Donald Figliulo
Polsinelli PC, Chicago

Jessica A. Garascia
USG Corporation 

Karl A. Groskaufmanis
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP, Washington, DC

Neill P. Jakobe
Ropes & Gray LLP, Chicago

David J. Kaufman
Thompson Coburn LLP, Chicago

Jennifer L. Kraft
United Continental Holdings, Inc., Chicago

William M. Libit
Chapman and Cutler LLP, Chicago

Thaddeus J. Malik
Paul Hastings LLP, Chicago

David P. McHugh
Schiff Hardin LLP, Chicago

Ryan Morrison
Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee, WI

Mark A. Morton
Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE

Jeffrey N. Neuman
Honeywell International Inc., Morristown, NJ

Eric Orsic
McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Chicago

Brett Pritchard
Locke Lord LLP, Chicago

Christina Trotta Roupas
Winston & Strawn LLP, Chicago

Kimberly K. Rubel
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Chicago

Jeffrey R. Shuman
Jenner & Block LLC, Chicago

David S. Stone
Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP, Chicago

Paul B. Uhlenhop
Lawrence Kamin Saunders & Uhlenhop LLC, Chicago

Carol J. Ward
Mondelez International, Inc., Deerfield, IL

Andrew L. Weil
DLA Piper LLP (US), Chicago


Planning Director

George A. Miller
Director, Professional & Continuing Legal Education, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago