• In Memoriam: Spring 2020

    ALI regularly reports on the passing of members in its quarterly newsletter, The ALI Reporter. Below is the In Memoriam section from the Spring 2020 Edition.

    Elected Members 
    Robert E. Dalton – Washington, DC
    James Robertson – Washington, DC

    Life Members 
    Charles C. Allen, Jr. – St. Louis, MO
    David L ...

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  • In Memoriam: Raymond C. Fisher

    In Memoriam: Raymond C. Fisher

    Raymond C. Fisher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit died on Saturday, Feb. 29. He was 80.

    “Ray was a wonderful friend, who served his country in many ways and was courageous to the end,” said Chief Judge Emeritus and ALI Council Emeritus ...

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  • In Memoriam: William G. Thomas

    William Griffith Thomas, former partner at Reed Smith, passed away on Jan. 23. He was 80.

    A lifelong Virginia resident, Mr. Thomas graduated from the University of Richmond Law School in 1963. He established a practice in Alexandria that grew into the firm of Hazel & Thomas. In ...

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  • In Memoriam: Francis McGovern

    In Memoriam: Francis McGovern

    Francis E. McGovern of Duke University School of Law, passed away on Feb. 15 at the age of 75.

    Professor McGovern was a well-known and immensely respected practitioner, scholar, and teacher in the fields of alternative dispute resolution, products liability, and complex litigation.

    An ALI member for over ...

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  • In Memoriam: David Gregory

    In Memoriam: David Gregory

    David L. Gregory, retired professor of St. John’s University School of Law passed away on Dec. 16.

    He served as the Law School’s Dorothy Day Professor of Law from in 1982 to 2017 during which time he founded the Center for Labor and Employment Law, a ...

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