2017 Planning Committee

Executive Committee

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

Vice Chair
Bradley C. Faris
Latham & Watkins LLP, Chicago

Juliann Cecchi
Assistant Dean, External Partnerships, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago

Michael M. Froy
Dentons US LLP, Chicago

Merri Jo Gillette
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Chicago

Asheesh Goel
Ropes & Gray LLP, Chicago

Stephanie Shinn Greisch
Executive Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Northern Trust Corporation, Chicago

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

Rick E. Hansen
Assistant Corporate Secretary and Lead Securities Counsel, General Motors Company, Detroit

Robert M. Hayward
Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago

D. Mark McMillan
K&L Gates LLP, Chicago

Timothy J. Melton
Jones Day, Chicago

Trevor S. Norwitz
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York City

Craig A. Roeder
Baker & McKenzie LLP, Chicago

David S. Ruder
Professor of Law Emeritus, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago

Brian M. Schafer
Winston & Strawn LLP, Chicago

Jodi A. Simala
Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago

Thuy Vo
Chief Counsel Mergers and Acquisitions, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Chicago

Gregory C. Vogelsperger
Chief Counsel, Securities, Finance & Governance, The Boeing Company, Chicago

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

Mark D. Wood
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Chicago


Former Institute Chairs

(members of the Executive Committee)

Claudia H. Allen
KPMG LLP, Chicago

Andrew R. Brownstein
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York City

Keith S. Crow
Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago

Martin P. Dunn
Morrison & Foerster LLP, Washington, D.C.

R. Scott Falk
Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago

Mark D. Gerstein
Latham & Watkins LLP, Chicago

Joseph P. Gromacki
Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

John P. Kelsh
Sidley Austin LLP, Chicago

Frederick C. Lowinger
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, 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

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

C. Stephen Bigler
Richards, Layton & Finger, PA, Wilmington, Delaware

Jeffrey M. Dalebroux
Dykema Gossett PLLC, Chicago

Patrick Daugherty
Foley & Lardner LLP, Chicago

Arthur Don
Greenberg Traurig LLP, Chicago

Patricia Dondanville
Reed Smith LLP, Chicago

Donald Figliulo
Polsinelli PC, Chicago

David J. Kaufman
Thompson Coburn LLP, Chicago

Jennifer L. Kraft
Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, 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

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

Jeffrey N. Neuman
Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Deputy General Counsel, Honeywell International Inc., Morristown, New Jersey

Eric Orsic
McDermott Will & Emery, Chicago

J. Brett Pritchard
Locke Lord LLP, Chicago

Pravin Rao
Perkins Coie LLP, Chicago

Kimberly K. Rubel
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Chicago

Amy C. Seidel
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, Minneapolis

Jeffrey R. Shuman
Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

Mark B. Tresnowski
Managing Director and General Counsel, Madison Dearborn Partners LLC, Chicago

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

Carol J. Ward
Vice President & Corporate Secretary, Mondelez International, Inc., Deerfield, Illinois

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

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


Planning Director

Steven E. Lindee
Director, Partnership Initiatives, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago