Commercial Litigation Leadership

CommercialLit

Committee Chair

Dwight W. Stone, II
Miles & Stockbridge PC
Baltimore, MD

Committee Vice Chair

Peter A. Lauricella
Wilson Elser Moskowitz
Albany, NY

Immediate Past Chair

Tracey L. Turnbull
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Cleveland, OH

Board Liaison

Scott Day Freeman
Freeman Legal Counsel PLC
Phoenix, AZ

Law Institute Liaison

E. Todd Presnell
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Nashville, TN

2021 Annual Meeting Chair

M. Patrick McDowell
Brunini Grantham Grower
Franklin, TN

Marketing Chair

W. Jason Rankin
HeplerBroom LLC
Edwardsville, IL

Seminar Marketing Co-Vice Chair

Mark A. Ludolph
Heyl Royster Voelker & Allen PC
Peoria, IL

Membership Chair

Matthew C. Murphy
Nilan Johnson Lewis PA
Minneapolis, MN

Membership Vice Chair, Returning Members

William Christopher Hoffman, Jr.
Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial LLC
Birmingham, AL

Membership Vice Chair, Integration

Phillip C. Korovesis
Butzel Long
Detroit, MI

Membership Vice Chair, Retention

Rachel Jackson Moore
Christian & Small
Birmingham, AL

2021 Program Chair

Charles T. Frazier, Jr.
Alexander Dubose & Jefferson LLP
Dallas, TX

2021 Program First Vice Chair

Liam E. Felsen, Ph.D.
Frost Brown Todd LLC
Louisville, KY

2021 Program Second Vice Chair

Peter A. Lauricella
Wilson Elser Moskowitz
Albany, NY

Online Programming Chair

Maryan Alexander
Wilson Elser Moskowitz
Baltimore, MD

Online Programming - Webinars, Second Vice Chair

Benjamin Dowers
Gunther Legal PLLC
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Online Programming Vice Chair

Sarah Elizabeth Spencer
Christensen & Jensen PC
Salt Lake City, UT

Publications Chair

James M. Weiss
Ellis & Winters LLP
Raleigh, NC

Publications Board

Gregory R. Farkas
Frantz Ward
Cleveland, OH

Publications Board

C. Bailey King, Jr.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Charlotte, NC

Publications Board

Sarah E. Thomas Pagels
Laffey Leitner & Goode LLC
Milwaukee, WI

Online Community Chair

Mark A. Ludolph
Heyl Royster Voelker & Allen PC
Peoria, IL

Online Community Vice Chair

John A. Drake
Ogletree Deakins
Indianapolis, IN

Social Media Chair

Emily M. Ruzic
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Birmingham, AL

Networking Subcomittee Chair

Russell B. Morgan
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Nashville, TN

Networking Subcommittee Vice Chair

David L. Luikart, III
Hill Ward Henderson
Tampa, FL

Business Torts and Contracts SLG Chair

Andrew R. Dennington
Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal
Boston, MA

Class Actions SLG Chair

Natalie J. Kussart
Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard
Saint Louis, MO

Class Actions SLG Membership Chair

M. Patrick McDowell
Brunini Grantham Grower
Franklin, TN

Class Actions SLG Membership Chair

M. Patrick McDowell
Brunini Grantham Grower
Franklin, TN

Pretrial Practice and Procedure SLG Chair

Stacy Linn Moon
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP
Birmingham, AL

Consumer Protection, Antitrust and Distribution SLG Chair

Russell B. Morgan
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Nashville, TN

Financial Institutions and Creditors Rights SLG Chair

Mark A. Olthoff
Polsinelli PC
Kansas City, MO

Pretrial Practice and Procedure SLG Publications Chair

Jonathan Skowron
Schnader Harrison Segal
Pittsburgh, PA

Pretrial Practice and Procedure SLG Vice Chair

Matthew Baltierra
Jones Skelton & Hochuli PLC
Phoenix, AZ

Business Torts and Contracts SLG Vice Chair

Kathleen C. Bricken
Foster Garvey PC
Portland, OR

Pretrial Practice SLG Vice Chair

Joshua J. Gayfield
Miles & Stockbridge
Baltimore, MD

Class Action SLG, Programming

Joseph Daniel Hammond
Ellis & Winters LLP
Greensboro, NC

Financial Institutions & Creditors Rights SLG Vice Chair

C. Meade Hartfield
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Birmingham, AL

Pretrial Practice SLG Membership Chair

Ronna D. Kinsella
Glassman Wyatt Tuttle & Cox PC
Memphis, TN

Business Torts and Contract Litigation Membership Chair

Thomas W. Lyons
Strauss Factor Laing
Providence, RI

Class Actions SLG Vice Chair

Michael J. Ruttinger
Tucker Ellis LLP
Cleveland, OH

Class Action SLG Publications Chair

Lisa L. Smith
Phillips Lytle
Buffalo, NY

Business Torts & Contracts SLG

Richard Tomich
Knight Nicastro MacKay LLC
Peoria, IL

State Organizations Liaison

Gregory G. Holland
Fox Rothschild LLP
Greensboro, NC

Corporate Counsel Outreach Liaison

Chip White
American Credit Acceptance
Spartanburg, SC

DRI for Life Liaison

Bradford D. Box
Rainey Kizer Reviere & Bell PLC
Jackson, TN

Philanthropic Activities Liaison

Eric M. Hurwitz
Stradley Ronon
Philadelphia, PA

Diversity Liaison Chair

Zohaib Maladwala
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Toronto, ON

WITL SLC Liaison

Shannon Marie Bell
Kelly Law Partners LLC
Denver, CO

WITL SLC Liaison

Rachel Jackson Moore
Christian & Small
Birmingham, AL

Young Lawyer Vice Liaison

Nicholas M. Centrella, Jr.
Duane Morris LLP
Philadelphia, PA

Steering Committee

Taren N. Butcher
Allegis Group Inc.
Hanover, MD

Steering Committee Member

Michelle Thurber Czapski
Bodman PLC
Troy, MI

Steering Committee

Peter A. Lauricella
Wilson Elser Moskowitz
Albany, NY

Steering Committee Member

Christopher T. Sheean
Swanson Martin & Bell LLP
Chicago, IL

Steering Committee Member

Tori C. Simmons
Hill Ward Henderson
Tampa, FL