Leadership

ACS Board members serve in their individual capacities. Their affiliated organizations are listed for identification purposes only.

Russ Feingold serves as an ex-officio member of the ACS Board of Directors.

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David Adeleye

Student Board Member, Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Gabriella Barbosa

Managing Director of Policy, The Children’s Partnership

Mark Califano

Partner, Dentons

Garrett Epps

Legal Affairs Editor, The Washington Monthly

Holly Fechner

Partner and co-chair of the Technology Industry group, Covington & Burling LLP; Visiting Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Russ Feingold

President

Steve Fineman

Managing Partner of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

Ruben Garcia

Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Workplace Law Program, University of Nevada Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law

Daniel S. Goldman

Senior Advisor and Director of Investigations (Maj.) for the U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

Michele Goodwin

Chancellor's Professor, University of California Irvine School of Law, and Founding Director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy

Amb. Keith M. Harper (Ret.)

Chair of the Native American Practice, Jenner and Block

Aziz Z. Huq

Frank and Bernice J. Greenberg Professor of Law and Mark Claster Mamolen Teaching Scholar, University of Chicago Law School

Roscoe Jones, Jr.

Partner and Co-Chair of the Public Policy Practice Group, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Peter Karanjia

Chair of ACS Board of Directors

Hon. Tim Lewis (Ret.)

Co-chair of the Schnader, Attorneys at Law ADR Practice Group

Melissa Murray

Frederick I. and Grace Stokes Professor of Law Faculty Director, Birnbaum Women’s Leadership Network NYU School of Law

Alice O’Brien

General Counsel, National Education Association

Zoraima Pelaez

Student, The University of Texas School of Law

Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin (Ret.)

Of Counsel in New York for Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

Marc Seltzer

Partner, Susman Godfrey L.L.P.

Peter Shane

Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Member, ACS Board of Directors and ACS Board of Academic Advisors.

Ganesh Sitaraman

New York Alumni Chancellor’s Chair in Law and Director of the Program on Law and Government, Vanderbilt Law School

Franita Tolson

Professor of Law, University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Hon. Donald B. Verrilli, Jr.

Former Solicitor General of the United States

Debo P. Adegbile

Partner, Co-Chair, Anti-Discrimination Practice, WilmerHale

Brooksley E. Born

Retired partner of Arnold & Porter

David M. Brodsky

Principal of Brodsky ADR LLC

Timothy W. Burns

Partner, Burns Bowen Bair LLP

Elizabeth J. Cabraser

Founding partner of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

Erwin Chemerinsky

Dean and the Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, Berkeley Law

Myron M. Cherry

Founder and Managing Partner of Myron M. Cherry & Associates, LLC

Walter E. Dellinger III

Douglas B. Maggs Professor Emeritus of Law, Duke University

Karen Dunn

Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Peter B. Edelman

Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law and Public Policy, Georgetown University Law Center

Christopher Edley, Jr.

Former dean of the U.C. Berkeley School of Law

Jay W. Eisenhofer

Co-founder and Managing Director of Grant & Eisenhofer P.A.

Michael J. Faris

Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of Litigation, Stericycle

David C. Frederick

Partner, Kellogg Hansen Todd Figel & Frederick

Faith E. Gay

Founding partner of Selendy & Gay

Hon. Nancy Gertner

Senior Lecturer on Law, Harvard University, Former U.S. District Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Linda Greenhouse

Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence, Yale Law School

Reuben A. Guttman

Founding member of Guttman, Buschner & Brooks, PLLC

Dennis Herrera

General Manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Christopher Kang

Chief Counsel, Demand Justice

Geoffrey Klineberg

Partner, Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, P.L.L.C.

Victor Kovner

Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Judith Lichtman

Senior Advisor for National Partnership for Women & Families and ACS Board of Advisors Member

William P. Marshall

Kenan Professor of Law, University of North Carolina

Frank I. Michelman

Robert Walmsley University Professor, Harvard University

James T. O'Hara

Of Counsel, Jones Day

Spencer Overton

President of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

Robert Post

Sterling Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Philippa Scarlett

Former Deputy Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator during the Obama Administration

Judith Scott

Partner, James & Hoffman, P.C.

Ted Shaw

Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights, University of North Carolina School of Law

Reva Siegel

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Cliff Sloan

Retired Partner, Litigation, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates and Professor, Georgetown Law

Dawn L. Smalls

Partner, Jenner & Block

Paul M. Smith

Vice President of Litigation and Strategy, Campaign Legal Center

Geoffrey Stone

Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago

David A. Strauss

Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School

Daniel Tokaji

Fred W. & Vi Miller Dean and Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School

Christine A. Varney

Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore

Adam Winkler

Professor, UCLA School of Law

Kate Andrias

Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Erwin Chemerinsky

Dean and the Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, Berkeley Law

Andrew Manuel Crespo

Morris Wasserstein Public Interest Professor of Law and Executive Faculty Director of the Institute to End Mass Incarceration, Harvard Law School

Justin Driver

Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Garrett Epps

Legal Affairs Editor, The Washington Monthly

Joseph R. Fishkin

Marrs McLean Professor in Law, University of Texas at Austin

Ruben Garcia

Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Workplace Law Program, University of Nevada Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law

Jamal Greene

Dwight Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Aziz Z. Huq

Frank and Bernice J. Greenberg Professor of Law and Mark Claster Mamolen Teaching Scholar, University of Chicago Law School

Genevieve Lakier

Assistant Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School

Leah Litman

Assistant Professor of Law, The University of Michigan School of Law

William P. Marshall

Kenan Professor of Law, University of North Carolina

Melissa Murray

Frederick I. and Grace Stokes Professor of Law Faculty Director, Birnbaum Women’s Leadership Network NYU School of Law

Douglas NeJaime

Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Micah Schwartzman

Joseph W. Dorn Research Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law

Peter Shane

Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Member, ACS Board of Directors and ACS Board of Academic Advisors.

Reva Siegel

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Neil S. Siegel

David W. Ichel Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science, Duke Law School

Ganesh Sitaraman

New York Alumni Chancellor’s Chair in Law and Director of the Program on Law and Government, Vanderbilt Law School

David A. Strauss

Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School

Franita Tolson

Professor of Law, University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Mark Tushnet

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Stephen I. Vladeck

A. Dalton Cross Professor in Law, University of Texas School of Law

Adam Winkler

Professor, UCLA School of Law

Debo P. Adegbile

Partner, Co-Chair, Anti-Discrimination Practice, WilmerHale

Frederick M. Baron

Founder of Baron & Budd, P.C., and a former President of the Association of Trial Lawyers of American

Christina Beeler

Assistant County Attorney, Harris County Attorney’s Office

Nicole G. Berner

General Counsel to the Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

Stephen P. Berzon

Founding Partner, Partner Emeritus, and Special Counsel, Altshuler Berzon LLP

Andrew Blotky

Founder and CEO, Azure Leadership Group

Lisa Blue

Partner, Baron and Blue

Elise Boddie

Professor of Law, Henry Rutgers University Professor, Robert L. Carter Scholar, Rutgers Law School

Robert Brauneis

Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Intellectual Property Program, George Washington University Law School

David M. Brodsky

Principal of Brodsky ADR LLC

Timothy W. Burns

Partner, Burns Bowen Bair LLP

Elizabeth J. Cabraser

Founding partner of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

Alejandra Castillo

Assistant Secretary for Economic Development Administration, U.S. Economic Development Administration

Erwin Chemerinsky

Dean and the Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, Berkeley Law

Agatha M. Cole

Associate, Pollock | Cohen LLP

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar

California Supreme Court Justice, Visiting Professor, Stanford Law, President of Carnegie Endowment

Andrew DeVore

Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Amazon

Karen Dunn

Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Maria Echaveste

Policy and Program Development Director, Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Peter B. Edelman

Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law and Public Policy, Georgetown University Law Center

Jay W. Eisenhofer

Co-founder and Managing Director of Grant & Eisenhofer P.A.

Michael J. Faris

Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of Litigation, Stericycle

Rebecca Favret Medina

Attorney, Bowen, Shah & Clements, PLLC

Julie Fernandes

Associate Director, Rockefeller Family Fund

James Forman Jr.

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law, Yale Law School

David C. Frederick

Partner, Kellogg Hansen Todd Figel & Frederick

Caroline Fredrickson

Senior Fellow, Brennan Center for Justice and Distinguished Visitor from Practice, Georgetown University Law Center

Scott Gale

Founder, Fundraising Management Group

Faith E. Gay

Founding partner of Selendy & Gay

Hon. Nancy Gertner

Senior Lecturer on Law, Harvard University, Former U.S. District Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Wade Gibson

Senior Vice President, Network Sales, Brinks Home Security

Iris Gonzalez

Legal Counselor and Strategic Leader

Linda Greenhouse

Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence, Yale Law School

Reuben A. Guttman

Founding member of Guttman, Buschner & Brooks, PLLC

Hon. Pamela Harris

Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Antonia Hernandez

President and CEO, California Community Foundation

Dennis Herrera

General Manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Hon. Eric Holder

82nd Attorney General of the United States and Senior Counsel, Covington

Lynne Walker Huntley

Former Program Manager, Ford Foundation’s Rights and Social Justice Program, and Former President of the Southern Education Foundation in Atlanta

Annie Irwin

Director, Smart Justice California

Jessica Jackson

Co-Founder and Senior Counsel of DreamCorps, Chief Advocacy Officer at Reform Alliance, and Former Mayor of Mill Valley

Dawn Johnsen

Acting Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel for President Joseph R. Biden and Walter W. Foskett Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Ashland Johnson

President and Founder, Inclusion Playbook

Harriett Johnson-Oppenheim

Attorney, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Hon. Nathaniel R. Jones

Former Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, District Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio and General Counsel for the NAACP

Christopher Kang

Chief Counsel, Demand Justice

Pamela S. Karlan

Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice

Brad S. Karp

Chair of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

Donya Khalili-Timofeyev

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Give.Write.Do. and Co-Founder and Co-Host, Two CC's of Ethics

Sophie Kim

Senior Associate, Flagship Pioneering

Ronald Klain

Chief of Staff to President Joseph R. Biden

Geoffrey Klineberg

Partner, Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, P.L.L.C.

Victor Kovner

Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Judith Lichtman

Senior Advisor for National Partnership for Women & Families and ACS Board of Advisors Member

Hon. Goodwin Liu

Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court

Robert Malley

US Special Envoy for Iran and Former President & Chief Executive Officer, International Crisis Group

William P. Marshall

Kenan Professor of Law, University of North Carolina

Abner J Mikva

Hon. Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

Ngozi Nezianya

Associate, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Spencer Overton

President of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

Hon. Deval L. Patrick

71st Governor of Massachusetts

Andrew J Pincus

Partner, Mayer Brown

Robert Post

Sterling Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Robert Raben

Founder and President, The Raben Group

Ramona Romero

Vice President and General Counsel, Princeton University

Teresa Wynn Roseborough

EVP, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, The Home Depot

Hon. Peter J. Rubin

Associate Justice, Massachusetts Court of Appeals

Laurie Rubiner

Executive Vice President Domestic Programs Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids

Philippa Scarlett

Former Deputy Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator during the Obama Administration

Judith Scott

Partner, James & Hoffman, P.C.

Ricki Seidman

Senior Principal, TSD Communications and Former Communications Department for Vice President Joseph R. Biden

Ted Shaw

Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights, University of North Carolina School of Law

Reva Siegel

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Neil S. Siegel

David W. Ichel Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science, Duke Law School

Cliff Sloan

Retired Partner, Litigation, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates and Professor, Georgetown Law

Dawn L. Smalls

Partner, Jenner & Block

Paul M. Smith

Vice President of Litigation and Strategy, Campaign Legal Center

Jessica Smith-Peterson

Deputy Public Defender, Clark County Public Defender

Geoffrey Stone

Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago

David A. Strauss

Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School

Tim Supler

Brown & Supler, The Villlage Lawyers PLC

Stephen D. Susman

Former Partner, Susman Godfrey L.L.P.

Harry Susman

Partner, Susman Godfrey LLP

Daniel Tokaji

Fred W. & Vi Miller Dean and Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School

Christine A. Varney

Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore

Hon. Patricia M. Wald

Former Chief United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Roger Wilkins

Former Assistant Attorney

Adam Winkler

Professor, UCLA School of Law

Sahng-Ah Yoo

Associate, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP