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ALI Elects 45 New Members

ALI Elects 45 New Members

The American Law Institute has elected 45 new members who will bring their expertise in several areas of law to ALI’s work of clarifying the law through Restatements, Principles and the Model Penal Codes.

“I am deeply impressed by the variety and substance of the achievements of our new members,” said ALI President David F. Levi. “It is important that diversity of experience and perspective is reflected in the Institute’s membership. We look forward to working with these wise and accomplished lawyers, judges and academics who are committed to the important work of the ALI.”

Election of these new members raises ALI's total number of elected members to 2,919.* Visit the Newly Elected Members page to view biographical sketches of the new members.

Arkansas
Theresa M. Beiner, Little Rock – Professor, University of Arkansas, William H. Bowen School of Law

California
Jennifer Chacón, Irvine – Professor, University of California, Irvine School of Law
Angel A. Garganta, San Francisco – Partner, Venable LLP
Bruce Sewell, Atherton – Retired General Counsel & Senior Vice President of Legal & Global Security, Apple Inc.
Charlene Sachi Shimada, San Francisco – Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Steven Davidoff Solomon, Berkeley – Professor, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Colorado
Evan B. Stephenson, Denver – Partner, Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP

District of Columbia
W. Neil Eggleston, Washington – Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Roberto Jose Gonzalez, Washington – Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Fatima Goss Graves, Washington – President and Chief Executive Officer, National Women’s Law Center
Suzette Malveaux, Washington – Professor, Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
Yaakov Moshe Roth, Washington – Partner, Jones Day
Beth A. Wilkinson, Washington – Partner, Wilkinson, Walsh & Eskovitz

Florida
Shawn J. Bayern, Tallahassee – Professor, Florida State University College of Law

Georgia
Britt C. Grant, Atlanta – Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia

Hawaii
Cynthia Ching, Honolulu – Senior Counsel, Endowment Legal Division, Kamehameha Schools
Alan Van Etten, Honolulu – Partner, Deeley King Pang & Van Etten LLP

Illinois
Adam L. Hoeflich, Chicago – Partner, Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP

Indiana
Michael J. Harrington, Indianapolis – SeniorVice President & General Counsel, Eli Lilly & Company

Iowa
James E. Gritzner, Des Moines – Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa

Kentucky
Palmer Gene Vance II, Lexington – Partner, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

Massachusetts
Brackett B. Denniston, III, Boston – Senior Counsel for Litigation and Legal Policy, Goodwin Procter LLP

Missouri
Peggie R. Smith, St. Louis – Professor, Washington University School of Law

Nebraska
Anna Williams Shavers, Lincoln – Professor, University of Nebraska College of Law

New Jersey
Paul Fishman, Newark – Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Seton Hall University School of Law
Robert J. Gilson, Newark – Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division
Anne M. Patterson, Camden – Justice, Supreme Court of New Jersey
Ramona E. Romero, Princeton – General Counsel, Princeton University

New York
Michelle Browdy, Armonk – Sr. VP, Legal & Regulatory Affairs & GC, IBM Corporation
Caitlin Halligan, New York – Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Lisa Monaco, New York – Distinguished Senior Fellow, Law and Security, New York University School of Law
Christine A. Varney, New York – Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Marc Owen Wolinsky, New York – Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Ohio
Sharona Hoffman, Cleveland – Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Pennsylvania
James M. Anderson, Pittsburgh – Director, Justice Policy Program, RAND Corporation
Leon F. DeJulius, Pittsburgh – Partner-In-Charge, Jones Day
Daniel M. Filler, Philadelphia – Dean, Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Texas
Renee Knake, Houston – Professor, University of Houston Law Center
Bill Kroger, Houston – Partner, Baker Botts L.L.P.
Aaron M. Streett, Houston – Chairman, Supreme Court and Constitutional Law Practice, Baker Botts L.L.P.
Elizabeth Trujillo, Fort Worth – Professor, Texas A&M University School of Law

Virginia
Risa L. Goluboff, Charlottesville – Dean, University of Virginia School of Law 
Leslie Carolyn Kendrick, Charlottesville – Professor, University of Virginia School of Law

Washington
Steven C. González, Olympia – Justice, Supreme Court of Washington
Jeremy Ledger Ross, Seattle – Associate General Counsel, Litigation & Regulatory, Alaska Airlines, Inc.

* The Institute's elected membership of lawyers, judges, and law professors is limited to 3,000. The total membership of more than 4,600 includes ex officio members, honorary members, and life members (those elected members who have attained more than 25 years).