Public Interest Law Initiative

Board of Directors

Officers

President:
Sarah M. Bernstein, Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP
Vice President:
John J. Bourke, Attorney at Law
Secretary: 
Daniel B. Lange, Vedder Price
Treasurer:
Kyle A. Petersen, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Immediate Past President:
Brad Lane, Brinks Gilson & Lione

Directors

John J. Amberg, Northern Trust
Kimball R. Anderson, Winston & Strawn LLP
Kimberly Barton, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Myles D. Berman, Foley & Lardner LLP
Traci M. Braun, Exelon
David K. Callahan, Latham & Watkins LLP
Honorable Alison C. Conlon, Circuit Court of Cook County
Michael H. Cramer, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Susan J. Curry, The University of Chicago Law School
Arthur Don, Greenberg Traurig LLP
David T. Erie, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Kevin M. Fee, Sidley Austin LLP
Louis E. Fogel, Jenner & Block LLP
Sheila Frederick, United Airlines, Inc.
Matthew T. Furton, Locke Lord LLP
Paul E. Greenwalt III, Schiff Hardin
Cara Hendrickson, Massey & Gail LLP
Jonathan S. Jennings, Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP
Maureen Kieffer, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Elizabeth P. Lewis, McDermott Will & Emery
Stephen D. Libowsky, Dentons US LLP
Michael J. Lohnes, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
C. Vincent Maloney, Perkins Coie LLP
Lisa J. McCraw, Deere & Company
William C. Meyers, Goldberg Kohn Ltd.
Phillip J. Mohr, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
Vera A. Nackovic, Mayer Brown LLP
Ronald L. Ohren, Baker McKenzie
Mark O’Meara, Chapman and Cutler LLP
J. Damian Ortiz, UIC John Marshall Law School
Melissa O. Picciola, Legal Aid Chicago
Ann E. Pille, Reed Smith LLP
Trisha M. Rich, Holland & Knight
David A. Rodriguez, DePaul University College of Law
Federico M. Rodriguez, Rodriguez Legal Group, LLC
Mark P. Rotatori, Jones Day
Kaarina Salovaara, United States Department of Justice
Kathryn Shelton, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Frederick Snow, First American Bank
Patrick Spangler, Vedder Price
Nikki Will Stein, Polk Bros. Foundation (Ret.)
David B. Sudzus, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Kristofer K. Swanson, Charles River Associates
Joshua G. Vincent, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Marisa Wiesman, Prairie State Legal Services
Susan L. Zielke, Land of Lincoln Legal Aid

Life Directors

Thomas B. Dorris
Nancy Felton-Elkins
Jerome Gilson
Richard J. Hess
Donald B. Hilliker
Christopher J. Horsch
Roslyn C. Lieb
Thomas H. Morsch
Maureen Mosh
Mary Ann O’Connor
Richard F. O’Malley, Jr.
James A. Rolfes
Lee Ann Russo

Representatives

Pilar G. Mendez, Loyola University Chicago School of Law – 2018 Intern Representative
David J. Scriven-Young, Peckar & Abramson, P.C. – Alumni Network Leadership Council Liaison
Irene Hickey Sullivan, Kirkland & Ellis LLP – 2018 Fellow Representative
Themi Rush, Berkeley Research Group – Young Professionals Board Liaison

If you are interested in learning more about the work of PILI’s Board of Directors or how to get involved, contact PILI’s Executive Director, Michael G. Bergmann, by email or at 312-832-5129.

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