Life, Health and Disability Leadership

LIfeHealthDisability

Committee Chair

Michelle Thurber Czapski
Bodman PLC
Troy, MI

Committee Vice Chair

Sarah J. Delaney
Goldberg Segalla LLP
Buffalo, NY

Corporate Co-Vice Chair

Logan Gould
Symetra Life Insurance Company
Bellevue, WA

Corporate Co-Vice Chair

Kyle N. Kirby
Unum Group
Portland, ME

Immediate Past Chair

Scott M. Trager
Funk & Bolton PA
Baltimore, MD

Board Liaison

David L. Jones
Wright Lindsey Jennings
Little Rock, AR

Law Institute Liaison

Ford Stephens
Christian & Barton LLP
Richmond, VA

Marketing Chair

Gregory J. Bennici
Robinson & Cole
Stamford, CT

Marketing Subcommittee

Chad E. Wallace
Baker Donelson
Johnson City, TN

Membership Co-Chair

Nancy Jerian Marr
Burke Williams & Sorensen LLP
Los Angeles, CA

Membership Co-Chair

Moheeb H. Murray
Bush Seyferth PLLC
Troy, MI

Membership Subcommittee

Meredith Jowers Lees
Rumberger Kirk
Birmingham, AL

Membership Subcommittee

Joshua D. Lerner
Rumberger Kirk
Miami, FL

2025 LHDE Seminar Program Chair

Jason A. James
Meserve Mumper & Hughes LLP
Los Angeles, CA

New Lawyer Seminar (Boot Camp) Vice Chair

Brooks R. Magratten
Pierce Atwood LLP
Providence, RI

Regulatory Programming SLG Chair

Mark E. Schmidtke
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC
Valparaiso, IN

2025 LHDE Seminar Program Second Vice Chair

Donna O. Tillis
Nelson Mullins
Columbia, SC

2025 LHDE Seminar Program Vice Chair

Julie F. Wall
Chittenden Murday & Novotny LLC
Chicago, IL

Sponsorship Chair

Julie F. Wall
Chittenden Murday & Novotny LLC
Chicago, IL

Online Programming Chair

Robert P. Lesko
Pierson Ferdinand LLP
New York, NY

Online Programming Vice Chair

Edna Sybil Kersting
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of IL
Chicago, IL

Committee Publications

Kenton J. Coppage
Fox Rothschild LLP
Atlanta, GA

Committee Publications

Milanna Datlow
Robinson & Cole
Hartford, CT

Committee Publications

Stephen A. Roach
Roach Ioannidis & Megaloudis LLC
Boston, MA

Committee Publications

Paul A. Wilhelm
Clark Hill PLC
Detroit, MI

Online Community Chair

Elizabeth G. Doolin
Chittenden Murday & Novotny LLC
Chicago, IL

Online Community Subcommittee

Maureen M. Middleton
Primerica Life Insurance Co
Duluth, GA

Social Media Chair

Jason A. James
Meserve Mumper & Hughes LLP
Los Angeles, CA

Social Media Vice Chair

MaKenna Stoakes
Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady LLP
Omaha, NE

Panel Counsel Meetings Vice Chair

Elizabeth G. Doolin
Chittenden Murday & Novotny LLC
Chicago, IL

Panel Counsel Meeting Chair

Kristina N. Holmstrom
Ogletree Deakins Nash
Phoenix, AZ

Dine-Around Chair

Edna Sybil Kersting
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of IL
Chicago, IL

Young Lawyers Subcommittee Chair

Alexandra C. Markel
Bodman PLC
Detroit, MI

Young Lawyers Subcommittee Vice Chair

Elizabeth Googe Brunette
Fox Rothschild LLP
Atlanta, GA

Young Lawyers Subcommittee

Marva Graham
Primerica Financial Services Inc
Duluth, GA

ERISA Law SLG Chair

Joshua Bachrach
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Philadelphia, PA

Health Law SLG Chair

Bryan D. Bolton
Funk & Bolton PA
Baltimore, MD

Life Law SLG Co-Chair

Joshua D. Lerner
Rumberger Kirk
Miami, FL

Life Law SLG Co-Chair

Eric B. Myers
ELCO Mutual Life & Annuity
Lake Bluff, IL

Life SLG

Frederick D. Clarke, III
Rumberger Kirk
Birmingham, AL

Disability Law SLG

Joseph M. Hamilton
Mirick O'Connell DeMallie & Lougee LLP
Worcester, MA

Disability Law SLG Co-Vice Chair

Kimberly A. Jones
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Chicago, IL

Life SLG

Meredith Jowers Lees
Rumberger Kirk
Birmingham, AL

Disability Law SLG

Cristin J. Mack
Ogletree Deakins
Saint Louis, MO

Health Law SLG

Eric P. Mathisen
Ogletree Deakins
Valparaiso, IN

Health Law SLG Vice Chair

Daniel K. Ryan
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Chicago, IL

ERISA Law SLG Vice Chair

Leasa M. Stewart
Gable Gotwals
Oklahoma City, OK

Disability Law SLG Co-Vice Chair

William Jeremiah Tolton, III
Kilmer Voorhees Laurick
Portland, OR

SLC Membership Liaison

Tracey L. Turnbull
Porter Wright Morris
Cleveland, OH

DRI for Life Liaison/Fly-In, Chair

Jeannine C. Jacobson
Maynard Nexsen PC
Miami, FL

DRI for Life/Fly-In Subcommittee

Peter Edward Pederson
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Chicago, IL

DRI for Life/Fly-In, Vice Chair

Elizabeth Googe Brunette
Fox Rothschild LLP
Atlanta, GA

DRI for Life/Fly-In, Vice Chair

Frederick D. Clarke, III
Rumberger Kirk
Birmingham, AL

DRI Cares Chair

Julie F. Wall
Chittenden Murday & Novotny LLC
Chicago, IL

Diversity Subcommittee

Heather J. Austin
Wilson Elser
Philadelphia, PA

Strategic Planning

Joshua Bachrach
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Philadelphia, PA

Strategic Planning, Chair Emeritus

Patrick W. Begos
Robinson & Cole LLP
Stamford, CT

Strategic Planning

Kenton J. Coppage
Fox Rothschild LLP
Atlanta, GA

Strategic Planning

Michelle Thurber Czapski
Bodman PLC
Troy, MI

Strategic Planning

Byrne J. Decker
Ogletree Deakins Nash
Portland, ME

Strategic Planning

Sarah J. Delaney
Goldberg Segalla LLP
Buffalo, NY

Strategic Planning

Daniel W. Gerber
Gerber Ciano Kelly
Buffalo, NY

Strategic Planning, In-House

Logan Gould
Symetra Life Insurance Company
Bellevue, WA

Strategic Planning, In-House

Kyle N. Kirby
Unum Group
Portland, ME

Strategic Planning

D. Larry Kristinik, III
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Columbia, SC

Steering Committee Member

Leonor M. Lagomasino
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP
Miami, FL

Strategic Planning, Chair

Jamie L. Moore
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Birmingham, AL

Strategic Planning, In-House

Heather Russo
Illinois Mutual Life Ins Co
Peoria, IL

Steering Committee Member

Gary Schuman

Chicago, IL

Strategic Planning, In-House

John T. Seybert
Dearborn National Life Insurance Company
Lombard, IL

Strategic Planning

Ford Stephens
Christian & Barton LLP
Richmond, VA

Strategic Planning

Scott M. Trager
Funk & Bolton PA
Baltimore, MD

Strategic Planning, In-House

Katharine F. Zupan
Sun Life Assurance Co of Canada
Wellesley Hills, MA