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PILI’s Alumni Network is led by the PILI Alumni Network Leadership Council, a group of PILI Alumni committed to staying connected to PILI and public interest law, and to giving back to their community. PILI Alumni interested in developing their leadership skills and having a voice in PILI Alumni Network programming and planning should get in touch with PILI Program Manager Brent Page by email or by phone at 312-832-5128.


Emily Seymore, Faegre Baker Daniels

Chair-Elect & Liaison to the PILI Board of Directors:

Jessica Schneider, Equip for Equality

Vice Chair & Liaison to the Internship, Fellowship & Alumni Programs Committee:

David J. Scriven-Young, Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

Alumni Engagement Team Leader:

David J. Scriven-Young, Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

Program Planning Team Leader:

Militza Pagán, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law

Public Service Team Leader:

Cristina Headley, Equip for Equality

Immediate Past Chair:

Charles Golbert, Office of the Cook County Public Guardian

At-Large Council Members:

Rebecca Canary-King, Schiff Hardin LLP
Emily Coffey, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Martin Cozzola, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
Katie Deibert, GATX Corporation
Mackenzie Drutowski, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Sonia E. Fulop, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Cedric Gordon, Chapman and Cutler LLP
Caitlin Judge, Chapman & Cutler LLP
Kejai McNeal, Legal Aid Society
Rebecca Newman, Ropes & Gray
Jill E. Roberts, Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts
Andrew Sharp, Illinois Legal Aid Online
Anthony R. Todd, Reed Smith LLP
Elie Zenner, City of Chicago Department of Law


Margaret Kamm, Chicago-Kent College of Law – 2017 Intern Representative
Nidhi Narielwala, Baker McKenzie – 2018 Fellow Representative
Marlow Svatek, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals – 2017 Fellow Representative
Patricia Varona Garcia, The John Marshall Law School – 2018 Intern Representative

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