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Board of Directors

Officers

President:
John J. Bourke
Attorney at Law
Vice President:
Daniel B. Lange
Vedder Price
Secretary: 
Kyle A. Petersen
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Treasurer:
Traci M. Braun
Attorney at Law
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer:
Michael H. Cramer
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Immediate Past President:
Sarah M. Bernstein
Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP

Directors

John J. Amberg, Northern Trust
Kimball R. Anderson, Winston & Strawn LLP
Kimberly Barton, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Myles D. Berman, Foley & Lardner LLP
Perry J. Browder, Simmons Hanly Conroy
David K. Callahan, Latham & Watkins LLP
Honorable Alison C. Conlon, Circuit Court of Cook County
Susan J. Curry, The University of Chicago Law School
Thomas E. Dutton, Greenberg Traurig LLP
David T. Erie, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
William V. Essig, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath 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
Charles P. Golbert, Cook County Public Guardian
Tracy Hannan, Exelon Corporation
Jonathan S. Jennings, Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP
Maureen Kieffer, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Brad Lane, Crowell & Moring LLP
Elizabeth P. Lewis, McDermott Will & Emery
Stephen D. Libowsky, Manatt, Phelps, & Phillips, LLP
Michael J. Lohnes, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
C. Vincent Maloney, Perkins Coie LLP
Patricia McCarthy, LexisNexis
Lisa J. McCraw, Deere & Company
William C. Meyers, Goldberg Kohn Ltd.
Juan Morado, Jr., Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, LLP
Vera A. Nackovic, Mayer Brown LLP
Ronald L. Ohren, Baker McKenzie
Mark O'Meara, Chapman and Cutler LLP
J. Damian Ortiz, University of Illinois Chicago School of Law
Melissa O. Picciola, Legal Aid Chicago
Ann E. Pille, Reed Smith LLP
Benjamin M. Rhode, Ropes & Gray LLP
Cuyler Robinson, Charles River Associates
David A. Rodriguez, DePaul University College of Law
Kristen C. Rodriguez, Dentons US LLP
Mark P. Rotatori, Jones Day
Kathryn Shelton, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Frederick Snow, First American Bank
Patrick Spangler, Vedder Price
David B. Sudzus, Attorney at Law
Barry C. Taylor, Equip for Equality
Wendy Vaughn, Northern Illinois University College of Law
Joshua G. Vincent, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Christopher G. Wells, Office of the Illinois Attorney General
Marisa Wiesman, Prairie State Legal Services
Honorable Lisa Y. Wilson, Tenth Judicial Circuit
Susan L. Zielke, Land of Lincoln Legal Aid

Life Directors

Thomas B. Dorris
Nancy Felton-Elkins
Richard J. Hess
Donald B. Hilliker
Roslyn C. Lieb
Thomas H. Morsch
Maureen Mosh
Mary Ann O'Connor
Richard F. O'Malley, Jr.
James A. Rolfes
Lee Ann Russo
Nikki Will Stein

Representatives

Intern & Fellow Representatives:
Ruben Bautista, Chicago-Kent College of Law (2020 Intern)
Aleathea Williams, Chicago-Kent College of Law (2021 Intern)
Gabriel Lara, Chapman & Cutler LLC (2020 Fellow)
Paris Mayfield, Duane Morris LLP (2021 Fellow)

Liaisons:
Marlow Svatek, Sidley Austin LLP (Alumni Network Leadership Council)
Judy He, Haynes and Boone, LLP (Young Professionals Board)

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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