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The American Law Institute Elects 75 New Members

The American Law Institute Elects 75 New Members

The American Law Institute announced the names of the 75 newly elected members. These highly regarded judges, lawyers, and law professors were confidentially nominated by their peers, vetted by the Membership Committee, and elected by the ALI Council. The diverse group hails from 22 states and the District of Columbia, and includes three international members from Australia, Singapore, and Switzerland.

ALI President Roberta Cooper Ramo said, “I am extremely proud to welcome this new group of members to The American Law Institute. With every elected group of new members, I continue to be so impressed by their exceptional professional achievement, and I feel lucky to have the opportunity to work with them on ALI’s ongoing legal reform projects.”

Election of these new members raises ALI's total number of elected members to 2,827.* Visit the Newly Elected Members page to view biographical sketches of the new members.

Alabama
Herman N. Johnson, Jr., Birmingham – Professor, Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
Tamarra Matthews Johnson, Birmingham – Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District
Abdul K. Kallon, Birmingham – Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District
Richard J. R. Raleigh, Jr., Huntsville – Managing Shareholder, Wilmer & Lee P.A.

Arizona
David G. Campbell, Phoenix – Judge, U.S. District Court
Amelia Craig Cramer, Tucson – Chief Deputy Attorney, Pima County Attorney's Office
John Pelander, Tucson – Vice Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Arizona
Nicole France Stanton, Phoenix – Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP

California
Roland E. Brandel, San Francisco  Senior Counsel, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Stacey Putman Geis, San Francisco – Managing Attorney, Earthjustice
Jeremy M. Goldman, San Francisco – Deputy City Attorney, Office of the City Attorney
Andrew T. Guzman, Los Angeles – Dean, University of Southern California, Gould School of Law
Chris Jay Hoofnagle, Berkeley – Co-Director, University of California, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology
Robert A. James, San Francisco – Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Jenny S. Martinez, Stanford – Professor, Stanford Law School
Peter S. Menell, Berkeley – Professor, University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Wendy L. Patrick, San Diego – Deputy District Attorney, San Diego District Attorney's Office
Pamela J. Thomason, Long Beach – Systemwide Title IX Compliance Officer, California State University
John Shepard Wiley Jr., Los Angeles – Judge, Los Angeles Superior Court
Norma J. Williams, Los Angeles – Partner, Williams & Associates

Colorado
Monica M. Marquez, Denver – Associate Justice, Supreme Court of Colorado
David D. Powell, Jr., Denver – Shareholder, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Connecticut
Abbe R. Gluck, New Haven – Professor, Yale Law School

District of Columbia
Charles A. Blanchard – Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP
Jonathan G. Cedarbaum – Partner, WilmerHale
Ilana H. Eisenstein – Assistant to Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice
Douglas Hallward-Driemeier – Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP
Kristin Nicole Henning – Director, Juvenile Justice Clinic, Georgetown University Law Center
Paul Mogin – Partner, Williams & Connolly LLP
Abbe Smith – Director, Criminal Defense and Prisoner Advocacy Clinic, Georgetown University Law Center
Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. – Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice
Edwin D. Williamson – Of Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Hawaii
Mitchell A. Imanaka, Honolulu – Managing Partner, Imanaka Asato LLC

Illinois
Liza I. Karsai, Chicago – Executive Director, Uniform Law Commission
Lior Strahilevitz, Chicago – Professor, University of Chicago Law School

Indiana
Sharon R. Barner – Vice President & General Counsel, Cummins, Inc.
Roland W. Chamblee, Jr., South Bend – Solo Practitioner, Law Office of Roland W. Chamblee, Jr.
Jacqueline A. Simmons, Bloomington – Vice President & General Counsel, Indiana University, Maurer School of Law

Massachusetts
Gerald L. Neuman, Cambridge – Professor, Harvard Law School

Missouri
S. David Mitchell, Columbia – Professor, University of Missouri School of Law
Neil M. Richards, St. Louis – Professor, Washington University School of Law
Alexander C. Schoch, St. Louis – (Retired) Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary, Peabody Energy
Maurice A. Watson, Kansas City – Chair of Firm, Husch Blackwell LLP

Nevada
Aaron D. Ford, Las Vegas – Partner, Eglet Prince
David A. Hardy, Reno – Chief Judge, Second Judicial District Court, Washoe County
Phyllis Ann James, Las Vegas – International Vice President, Special Counsel & Chief Diversity Officer, MGM Resorts International
Rosa Solis-Rainey, Las Vegas – Partner, Morris Law Group

New Jersey
Adam Scales, Camden – Vice Dean, Rutgers School of Law, Camden
Michael N. Simkovic, Newark – Associate Professor, Seton Hall Law School

New York
D. Stephen Mathias, New York – Deputy Legal Counsel, United Nations Office of Legal Affairs
Linda Sugin, New York – Professor, Fordham University School of Law

North Carolina
Michael J. Gerhardt, Chapel Hill – Professor, University of North Carolina School of Law
Ralf C. Michaels, Durham – Professor, Duke University School of Law

Ohio
John Cruse Merchant, Cincinnati – Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Pennsylvania
Michelle Madden Dempsey, Villanova – Professor, Villanova University School of Law
Cheryl Ann Krause, Philadelphia – Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Timothy P. Law, Philadelphia – Partner, Reed Smith LLP
Gerard J. Lewis, Jr., Philadelphia – Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer, Comcast Cable Communications LLC
Theodore W. Ruger – Dean, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Joseph Helden Zwicker, Pittsburgh – Deputy General Counsel, Government & Regulatory Enforcement, PNC Financial Services Group

South Carolina
Donald W. Beatty, Columbia – Justice, Supreme Court of South Carolina
Brent O. E. Clinkscale, Greenville – Partner, Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice, LLP
Melinda Davis Lux, Greenville – Partner, Wyche, P.A.
Rita M. McKinney, Greenville – Of Counsel, McNair Law Firm, P.A.

South Dakota
Linda Lea Miller Viken, Rapid City – Managing Partner, Viken & Riggins Law Firm

Tennessee
Brian T. Fitzpatrick, Nashville – Professor, Vanderbilt University Law School

Texas
Michael C. Massengale, Houston – Justice, Texas Court of Appeals, First District
Don J. McDermett, Jr., Dallas – Senior Partner, Baker Botts L.L.P.

Vermont
Nicole Andreson, Burlington – Director, Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C.
Eric S. Miller, Burlington – U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Vermont

Washington
Lisa L. Johnsen, Seattle – Deputy General Counsel, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Charles K. Wiggins, Olympia – Justice, Supreme Court of Washington

International

Australia
Stephen John Gageler, Sydney – Justice, High Court of Australia

Singapore
Irene Calboli, Singapore – Professor, Texas A&M University School of Law & Singapore Management University School of Law

Switzerland
Ingeborg Schwenzer, Basel – Professor, University of Basel

* The Institute's elected membership of lawyers, judges, and law professors is limited to 3,000. The total membership of more than 4,500 includes ex officio members, honorary members, and life members (those elected members who have attained more than 25 years).