Chicago Lawyer Chapter

ACS is the nation’s largest progressive legal network. We strive to ensure that the Constitution and the law work for all people by empowering leaders and informing discourse. The ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter would like to thank the following for their support of the Chapter's 2018-2019 programming: Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP; Candice Kline; Chicago-Kent College of Law; Cohen Law Group; David Melton; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd.; Jenner & Block LLP; Latimer LeVay Fyock LLC; Levin & Perconti; Lisa Colpoys; Loevy & Loevy ; Massey & Gail LLP; Miller Shakman & Beem LLP; Miner, Barnhill & Galland, P.C.; Sheldon Nahmod; Robinson Curley P.C.; Sidley Austin LLP; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; The Prinz Law Firm, P.C.; and Theresa Minarik.

Board of Directors

Alexis Bates - Director of Membership

Ameri Klafeta - Board of Directors Liaison

Candice Kline - Co-Chair

Dana Pownall - Co-Chair

Daniel Cotter - Co-Chair

David Melton - Assistant Director of Programming

Grant Talabay - Assistant Director of Programming

Hanna Stotland - Co-Director of Media Outreach

Joseph Alfe - Co-Director of Media Outreach

Juan Thomas - Director of Lawyer Outreach

Katherine LaRosa

Katherine Minarik - Community Liaison and Director of Diversity

Lari Dierks - Vice Chair & Secretary

Lauren Dana - Assistant Director of the Legal Legends Luncheon

Mary Kostopoulos - Program Director

Melody Gomez - Community Liaison and Director of Diversity

Militza Pagan - Assistant Director of the Legal Legends Luncheon

Nicholas Drury - Assistant Director of Membership

Peter Cheun - Co-Director of Media Outreach

Rebecca Sundin - Director of the Legal Legends Luncheon

Renato Mariotti - Program Director

Ryan Estes - Director of Programming

Shelby Smith - Co-Director of Student Chapter Outreach

Suyash Agrawal - Program Director

Board of Advisors

Adam Levitt

Alison Siegler

Andrew Koppelman

Barry Sullivan

Camilla Taylor

Cara Hendrickson

Carolyn Shapiro

Charles Smith

Cindy Hyndman

Colleen Connell

David Franklin

David Hoffman

David Schoenfeld

David Strauss

Diana White

Edwin Getz

Fay Clayton

Frank Cicero

Gail Morse

Gary Isaac

Geoffrey Stone

H. Candace Gorman

James Montgomery

Jeffrey Colman

Jeffrey Shaman

Jennifer Nou

Jennifer Vollen-Katz

Jesse Ruiz

Jon Loevy

Joyce Hughes

Juan Perea

Locke Bowman

Lori Lightfoot

Malcolm Rich

Mary Jane Theis

Matthew Piers

Michael Bergmann

Michael Seng

Newton Minow

Peter Flynn

Randolph Stone

Robert Helman

Ronald Miller

Roslyn Lieb

Scott Lassar

Sheldon Nahmod

Steven Heyman

Steven Levin

Steven Schwinn

William Birdthistle