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The American Law Institute Elects 35 New Members

The American Law Institute Elects 35 New Members

The American Law Institute has elected 35 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 Codes.

“The American Law Institute has a wonderful history, and an exciting and important future,” said ALI President David F. Levi. “I am grateful to have these outstanding practitioners, judges, and academics join the ALI and add their wisdom and talents to our Restatements, Principles of the Law, Model Penal Code, and other projects.”

Election of these new members raises ALI's total number of elected members to 2,846.* Visit the Newly Elected Members page to view biographical sketches of the new members.

Alabama
Gregory P. Butrus, Birmingham – Partner, Balch & Bingham LLP

Arizona
Keith A. Swisher, Tucson – Professor, University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law

California
Amy Bach, San Francisco – Executive Director, United Policyholders
Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., Los Angeles – Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Brian M. Hoffstadt, Los Angeles – Associate Justice, California Court of Appeal, Second District
Steven L. Mayer, San Francisco – Senior Counsel, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Amanda L. Tyler, Berkeley – Professor, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

District of Columbia
Paul D. Clement, Washington – Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
James J. Sandman, Washington – President, Legal Services Corporation

Florida
Carlos Eduardo Mendoza, Orlando – Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Erin Ann O'Hara O'Connor, Tallahassee – Dean, Florida State University College of Law
Morris Silberman, Tampa – Judge, Florida Second District Court of Appeal
Francisco Valdes, Miami – Professor, University of Miami School of Law

Georgia
Timothy D. Lytton, Atlanta – Assoc. Dean, Research & Faculty Development, Georgia State University College of Law

Hawaii
Maxine A. Burkett, Honolulu – Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa, William S. Richardson School of Law

Illinois
Amy J. St. Eve, Chicago – Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Louisiana
Brian A. Jackson, Baton Rouge – Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana

Maryland
Frank A. Pasquale, Baltimore – Professor, University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law

Massachusetts
John F. Manning, Cambridge – Dean, Harvard Law School
Sudha Narayana Setty, Springfield – Dean, Western New England University School of Law 

Missouri
Peter A. Joy, St. Louis – Professor, Washington University School of Law

NewYork
David J. Kessler, New York – Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
Lawrence J. Vilardo, Buffalo – Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

North Carolina
Kerry Abrams, Durham – Dean, Duke University School of Law
Christopher H. Schroeder, Durham – Professor, Duke University School of Law
Neil S. Siegel, Durham – Professor, Duke University School of Law

Ohio
Jonathan H. Adler, Cleveland – Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Benita Y. Pearson, Youngstown – Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Oregon
Thomas A. Balmer, Salem – Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Oregon 

Texas
Glynn S. Lunney, Jr., Fort Worth – Professor, Texas A&M University School of Law
Marjorie A. Meyers, Houston – Federal Public Defender, Southern District of Texas
D. Theodore Rave, Houston – Associate Professor, University of Houston Law Center

Utah
Austin James Riter, Salt Lake City – Litigation Shareholder, Parr Brown Gee & Loveless

Washington
Mario Barnes, Seattle – Dean, University of Washington School of Law 

Wisconsin
Beth J. Kushner, Milwaukee – Partner, von Briesen & Roper, S.C.

* 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).