Board of Directors

Hon. Patricia Brown Holmes (Ret.)
Partner, Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila
President
Beatrice James-Moore
Executive Director - Senior Legal Counsel, AT&T Global Business - System Integrator Solutions
Vice President
D'Andrea Anderson
Treasurer
Robert Bahrampour
Senior VP and Associate General Counsel, Bank of America
Member
Sharon Barner
Vice President and General Counsel, Cummins
Member
Earl J. Barnes II
Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Advocate Health Care
Member
Megan Coyle
Associate General Counsel, American Urological Association
Member
Veronica Couzo Kamenjarin
Counsel - Labor & Employment , Baxter International
Member
Mark Flessner
Partner, Schoenberg Finkel Beederman Bell Glazer LLP
Member
Marie Gilliam
Manager of Operations, American College of Surgeons
Member
Samuel Mendenhall
Partner, Winston & Strawn
Member
Ernesto Palomo
Partner, Locke Lord
Member
Bryan Perry
General Counsel, Northern Illinois University
Member
Patrice Sabach
Assistant Vice President and Counsel, MassMutual Financial Group
Member
Daniel R. Saeedi
Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Member
Sylvia Stein
Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Modine Manufacturing Company
Member
Jackie Stone
Partner, McGuireWoods
Member
Nicole Washington
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Member
Vania Montero Wit
Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, United Airlines
Member

Judicial Advisory Committee

Honorable Gerald Bruce Lee (Ret.)
United States District Court Alexandria, VA
Honorable Ruben Castillo
United States District Court Chicago, IL
Honorable Edmond E. Chang
United States District Court Chicago, IL
Honorable Jacqueline Cox
United States Bankruptcy Court Chicago, IL
Honorable Virginia M. Kendall
United States District Court Chicago, IL
Honorable Arlander Keys (Ret.)
United States District Court Chicago, IL
Honorable Doris A. Smith-Ribner (Ret.)
Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania Harrisburg, PA
Honorable Ann C. Williams (Ret.)
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Chicago, IL

Associate Board

Kiana Outen
Law Clerk, Litigation, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
PRESIDENT
Wesley Morrissette
Associate, Bartlit Beck
Vice President
Eric Mackie
Associate, Morgan Lewis
Treasurer
Jasmine Fannell
Assistant Vice President, Labor & Employment Counsel
SECRETARY
Erica McKinney
Senior Counsel, Global Labor & Employment Law, McDonald's
Parliamentarian
Gerard Belfort
Commercial Litigation Associate Ballard Spahr LLP, New York
MEMBER
Gabriela Valentin Diaz
Bertha Justice Legal Fellow, EarthRights International
MEMBER
Hugh Ebb
Corporate Associate, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
MEMBER
Harmony Gbe
Senior Associate, Hogan Lovells
MEMBER
Brandi Howard
Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
MEMBER
DeWarren Langley
Executive Director, Charles Hamilton Houston Foundation
MEMBER
DaWanna McCray
Associate, Winston & Strawn LLP
MEMBER
Katelin Morales
Associate, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP
MEMBER
Tiffany Perry
Manager, Contracts, Procurement & Purchasing, Charles Schwab & Co.
MEMBER
Sean Suber
Associate, Winston & Strawn LLP
MEMBER
Jessica Velez
Associate, Johnson & Bell Ltd.
MEMBER
James Akinleye, 3L
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
LAW SCHOOL MEMBER
Tiara Brown, JD-MBA Candidate 2024
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
LAW SCHOOL MEMBER
Clarissa Galaviz, 2L
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
LAW SCHOOL MEMBER
Jaylin McClinton, 3L
Chicago-Kent School of Law
LAW SCHOOL MEMBER

*The website of the Federal Courts features members of our Judicial Advisory Committee. Please click through to see video features from The Hon. Ann Claire Williams, The Hon. Virginia Kendall, and The Hon. Arlander Keys as they discuss their Pathways To The Bench.