Special Committees

The Institute's Council or Executive Committee may appoint special committees to give advice on any matter. 

ALI Early Career Scholars Medal (2018-19)

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  • Chair - Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar - Supreme Court of California
  • Katharine T. Bartlett - Duke University School of Law
  • Curtis A. Bradley - Duke University School of Law
  • Rochelle C. Dreyfuss - New York University School of Law
  • Christine M. Durham - Utah Supreme Court
  • Allison Eid - U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • Paul Engelmayer - U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Howell E. Jackson - Harvard Law School
  • David F. Levi - Duke University School of Law
  • Miguel Márquez - County of Santa Clara
  • Eric A. Posner - University of Chicago Law School
  • Roberta Cooper Ramo - Modrall Sperling
  • Patti B. Saris - U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • Randall T. Shepard - Indiana Court of Appeals
  • Stuart H. Singer - Boies, Schiller & Flexner 

Special Committee on ALI’s 100th Anniversary

Chairs

  • David F. Levi - ALI President, Duke University School of Law
  • Roberta Cooper Ramo - ALI Chair of the Council, Modrall Sperling

Honorary Co-Chairs

  • Lance Liebman - Columbia Law School
  • (ALI Director 1999-2014)
  • Michael Traynor - Cobalt LLP
  • (ALI President 2000-2008)

Committee Members

  • Sheila L. Birnbaum - Dechert LLP, New York, NY
  • José A. Cabranes - U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • Elizabeth J. Cabraser - Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP
  • Gerhard Casper - Stanford University
  • Edward H. Cooper - University of Michigan Law School
  • Ivan K. Fong - 3M Co.
  • Kenneth C. Frazier - Merck & Co. Inc.
  • Paul L. Friedman - U.S. District Court, District of Columbia (ALI Secretary)
  • Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers - U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • Wallace B. Jefferson - Alexander Dubose & Jefferson LLP  (ALI Treasurer)
  • Larry Kramer - William & Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Carolyn B. Kuhl - Superior Court of California County of Los Angeles
  • Douglas Laycock - University of Virginia School of Law; University of Texas at Austin School of Law (ALI 1st Vice President)
  • William F. Lee - WilmerHale
  • Martin Lipton - Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
  • Margaret H. Marshall - Choate, Hall & Stewart (ALI Treasurer 2013-2014)
  • Troy A. McKenzie - New York University School of Law
  • William H. Pryor Jr. - U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • Larry W. Sonsini - Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Geoffrey R. Stone - University of Chicago Law School
  • Kathleen M. Sullivan - Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
  • Seth P. Waxman - WilmerHale
  • Diane P. Wood - U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

ALI Directors

  • Richard L. Revesz - ALI Director, New York University School of Law
  • Stephanie A. Middleton - ALI Deputy Director

Special Committee on Development for ALI’s 100th Anniversary

  • Chair - Judith A. Miller - Chevy Chase, MD 
  • Sheila L. Birnbaum - Dechert LLP, New York, NY
  • Allen D. Black - Fine, Kaplan and Black RPC, Philadelphia, PA (Retired)
  • Elizabeth J. Cabraser - Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP, San Francisco, CA
  • Evan R. Chesler - Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York, NY
  • Andrew D. Hendry - Pinehurst, NC
  • Mary Kay Kane - University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA
  • Martin Lipton - Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York, NY
  • John J. “Mike” McKetta III - Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody PC, Austin, TX
  • Robert H. Mundheim - Shearman & Sterling LLP, New York, NY
  • George M. Newcombe - Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Palo Alto, CA (Retired)
  • Vance K. Opperman - Key Investment Inc., Minneapolis, MN
  • Peter A. Winograd - University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, NM