2021 Planning Committees

Corporate Counsel Institute

Chair

Angelique A. David
Executive Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Ziegler, Chicago

Vice Chair

Kristin M. Coleman
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, US Foods, Rosemont, IL

Garrett Institute

Chair

Robert M. Hayward
Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago

Vice Chair

Amy C. Seidel
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Minneapolis


Corporate Counsel Institute Planning Committee Members

Christopher G. Athas
Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, Amsted Industries, Chicago

Colleen Batcheler
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Conagra Brands, Inc., Chicago

Suzanne S. Bettman*
Former Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel, LSC Communications, Inc., Chicago

Denise R. Cade
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, IDEX Corporation, Lake Forest, IL

Dorothy Capers
Executive Vice President and Global General Counsel, National Express Group, Lisle, IL

Jodi J. Caro
General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary, ULTA Beauty, Inc., Bolingbrook, IL

Donna Coaxum
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, OSI Group, LLC, Aurora, IL

Kathleen M. Cronin
Senior Managing Director, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, CME Group, Chicago 

Paulette Dodson
General Counsel, Alight, Lincolnshire, IL

Victoria L. Donati*
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Crate & Barrel Holdings, Inc., Northbrook, IL

D. Cameron Findlay*
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Chicago

Nicholas L. Giampietro*
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, Reyes Holdings, LLC, Rosemont, IL

Kara Harchuck
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Hunt Companies, Inc., Chicago

John L. Howard*
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, W.W. Grainger, Inc., Lake Forest, IL

Cristen Kogl
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Zebra Technologies, Lincolnshire, IL

Elena Kraus
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Walgreen Co., Deerfield, IL

Rick Kulevich
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, CDW Corporation, Vernon Hills, IL

Michael McAlevey
Vice President, General Counsel and Business Development Leader, GE Healthcare, Chicago

Thomas E. O'Neill*
Former Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer, and Corporate Secretary, TreeHouse Foods, Inc., Oak Brook, IL

Eric A. Reeves*
Managing Director, Head of Private Capital Investments, Duchossois Capital Management, Chicago

Ernest W. Torain Jr.
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Huron Consulting Group, Chicago

Alan K. Tse
Global Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, Jones Lang LaSalle, Chicago 

Ritu Vig
Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary,  SP+ Corporation, Chicago

*Indicates Past Institute Chair


Garrett Institute Executive Committee Members

Patrick Belville
Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Ansys Inc., Dublin, OH

C. Stephen Bigler
Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE

Cathy A. Birkeland
Latham & Watkins LLP, Chicago

Patricia Dondanville
Croke Fairchild Morgan & Beres, Chicago

Brian J. Fahrney
Sidley Austin LLP, Chicago

Jessica A. Garascia
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, AAR, Wood Dale, IL

Thaddeus J. Malik
Paul Hastings LLP, Chicago

Trevor Norwitz
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz, New York City

Eric Orsic
McDermott Will & Emery, Chicago

Pravin Rao
Perkins Coie LLP, Chicago

Christina T. Roupas
Cooley LLP, Chicago

Jodi A. Simala
Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago

Brandon B. Smith
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, CHS Inc., St. Paul, MN

Thuy Vo
Chief Counsel, Corporate, Securities and M&A, and Assistant Secretary, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Chicago

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

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

Mark D. Wood
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Chicago


Garrett Institute Steering Committee (Former Institute Chairs) Members

Claudia H. Allen
Senior Advisor, KPMG Board Leadership Center, KPMG, Chicago

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

Keith S. Crow
Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago

Thomas P. Desmond
Vedder Price P.C., 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

D. Mark McMillan
K&L Gates LLP, Chicago

Timothy Melton
Jones Day, Chicago

Robert J. Minkus
Schiff Hardin LLP, Chicago

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

Frederick B. Thomas
Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago


Garrett Institute Planning Committee Members

Ismail H. Alsheik
Jones Day, Chicago

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

Patrick Daugherty
Foley & Lardner LLP, Chicago

Donald Figliulo
Polsinelli PC, Chicago

Michael M. Froy
Dentons, Chicago

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

David J. Kaufman
Thompson Coburn LLP, Chicago

William M. Libit
Chapman and Cutler 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

J. Brett Pritchard
Locke Lord LLP, Chicago

Matthew J. Richards
Ropes & Gray LLP, Chicago

Craig A. Roeder
Baker & McKenzie LLP, Chicago

Brian M. Schafer
Winston & Strawn, Chicago

Jeffrey R. Shuman
Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

Lisa Stark
K&L Gates LLP, Wilmington, DE

David S. Stone
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP, Chicago

Kristofer Swanson
Vice President and Practice Leader, Forensic Services, Charles River Associates, Chicago

Carol J. Ward
Corporate Governance Leader and Business Advisor, Corporate Governance Partners, Inc., Deerfield, IL

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

Jeffery R. Wolters
Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell, Wilmington, DE


Garrett & Corporate Counsel Virtual Institute Planning Director

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