Committee Leadership

Product-Liability

Committee Chair

Fred E. (Trey) Bourn, III headshot

Fred E. (Trey) Bourn, III
Butler Snow
Ridgeland, MS

Committee Vice Chair

Lindsay Lorimer headshot

Lindsay Lorimer
McMillan LLP
Toronto, ON

Immediate Past Chair

Gretchen N. Miller headshot

Gretchen N. Miller
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Chicago, IL

Board Liaison

Heidi G. Goebel headshot

Heidi G. Goebel
Goebel Anderson PC
Salt Lake City, UT

Law Institute Liaison

Roman Lifson headshot

Roman Lifson
Christian & Barton LLP
Richmond, VA

Law Institute Liaison (Fire Science)

Sharon D. Stuart headshot

Sharon D. Stuart
Attorneys Insurance Mutual of the South
Hoover, AL

Law Institute Liaison (Strictly Auto)

James E. Weatherholtz headshot

James E. Weatherholtz
Womble Bond Dickinson
Charleston, SC

2024 Annual Meeting Liaison

W. Rick Griffin headshot

W. Rick Griffin
Martin Pringle Oliver
Wichita, KS

YL Subcommittee Co-Marketing Chair

Amber Bonnell headshot

Amber Bonnell
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Kitchener, ON

Marketing Chair

Frank Carson headshot

Frank Carson
Frost Brown Todd LLP
Columbus, OH

YL Subcommittee Co-Marketing Chair

Ryan Savercool headshot

Ryan Savercool
McCarter & English
Newark, NJ

Marketing Vice Chair

Matthew D. Gurbach headshot

Matthew D. Gurbach
Bricker Graydon LLP
Cleveland, OH

Membership Engagement Chair

Clyde Oates Adams headshot

Clyde Oates Adams
Gordon Rees
Houston, TX

Membership Chair

D. Christopher Robinson headshot

D. Christopher Robinson
Frost Brown Todd LLP
Louisville, KY

Welcoming Committee Chair

Robert A. Shields headshot

Robert A. Shields
Wilson Turner Kosmo LLP
San Diego, CA

Welcoming Committee Vice Chair/Ambassador

Adam M. Shienvold headshot

Adam M. Shienvold
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC
Harrisburg, PA

Membership Vice Chair

Andrew E. Stead headshot

Andrew E. Stead
McMillan LLP
Calgary, AB

2024 Program Chair

Heather A. Bub headshot

Heather A. Bub
Amundsen Davis LLC
Saint Louis, MO

2025 Program Chair

Jeffrey A. Curran headshot

Jeffrey A. Curran
Gable Gotwals
Oklahoma City, OK

2025 Program Vice Chair

Elizabeth L. Moyo headshot

Elizabeth L. Moyo
Porter Wright Morris
Columbus, OH

Sponsorship Chair

Kristen E. Dennison headshot

Kristen E. Dennison
Littleton Joyce Ughetta & Kelly LLP
Merritt Island, FL

Sponsorship Chair

Peter J. Henein headshot

Peter J. Henein
HENEIN HUTCHISON ROBITAILLE LLP
TORONTO , ON

Sponsorship Vice Chair

Holiday Dreessen Powell headshot

Holiday Dreessen Powell
Koffman Kalef LLP
Vancouver, BC

Online Programming Vice Chair

Sara Schiavone headshot

Sara Schiavone
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Columbus, OH

Publications Chair (FTD, IDQ)

David L. Campbell headshot

David L. Campbell
Bowman and Brooke LLP
Troy, MI

Publications Vice Chair

Courtney Hunter headshot

Courtney Hunter
Bass Berry & Sims
Nashville, TN

Online Community Chair

Catherine Ava Leatherwood headshot

Catherine Ava Leatherwood
Rogers Townsend LLC
Columbia, SC

Online Community Vice Chair

Rachel Cooper headshot

Rachel Cooper
McMillan LLP
Toronto, ON

Social Media Chair

Julia M. Beckley headshot

Julia M. Beckley
Dentons LLP
Dallas, TX

Social Media Vice Chair

Maureen A. Bickley headshot

Maureen A. Bickley
Frost Brown Todd LLP
Cincinnati, OH

YLC SLC Contact

John Edward Alexander headshot

John Edward Alexander
Mitchell Williams Selig
Rogers, AR

Networking Chair

Brannon J. Arnold headshot

Brannon J. Arnold
Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial LLC
Atlanta, GA

Networking Chair

Dannel C. Duddy headshot

Dannel C. Duddy
Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman PC
Richmond, VA

Networking Vice Chair

Jeffrey A. Holmstrand headshot

Jeffrey A. Holmstrand
Grove Holmstrand & Delk PLLC
Wheeling, WV

Panel Counsel Chair

Daniel M. Long headshot

Daniel M. Long
Quarles & Brady LLP
Indianapolis, IN

Guide/Ambassador Program Chair

Adam M. Shienvold headshot

Adam M. Shienvold
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC
Harrisburg, PA

Panel Counsel Vice Chair

Stephen J. Marshall headshot

Stephen J. Marshall
Franklin & Prokopik
Baltimore, MD

Aviation and Aerospace SLG Chair

S. Brad Brown, Jr. headshot

S. Brad Brown, Jr.
Jackson Walker
Dallas, TX

Regulatory, Risk and Safety In-House Co-Chair

Marie Helene Cantin headshot

Marie Helene Cantin
Bombardier Recreational Products
Valcourt, QC

Biomechanics and Injury Causation SLG Chair

Megan E. Cook headshot

Megan E. Cook
Teague Campbell Dennis & Gorham LLP
Raleigh, NC

Biomechanics and Injury Causation SLG Chair

Megan E. Cook headshot

Megan E. Cook
Teague Campbell Dennis & Gorham LLP
Raleigh, NC

Building Products SLG Chair

Rachel Cooper headshot

Rachel Cooper
McMillan LLP
Toronto, ON

Digital Evidence and Emerging Technologies Chair

James M. Dedman, IV headshot

James M. Dedman, IV
Gallivan White & Boyd
Charlotte, NC

ACMIE SLG Chair

Patrick A. Edwards headshot

Patrick A. Edwards
Stinson LLP
Wichita, KS

SLG Coordinator

Heather Russell Fine headshot

Heather Russell Fine
Nelson Mullins
Berwyn, PA

YL SLG Chair

Xan Ingram Flowers headshot

Xan Ingram Flowers
Butler Snow
Birmingham, AL

Food Law SLG Chair

Mike Gentine headshot

Mike Gentine
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Washington, DC

Recreational Products SLG Chair

Jared S. Hawk headshot

Jared S. Hawk
Saul Ewing LLP
Pittsburgh, PA

Chemical Toxic Tort SLG Chair

Luis Arturo Leitzelar headshot

Luis Arturo Leitzelar
Bienvenu Bonnecaze Foco
Baton Rouge, LA

SLG Coordinator

Enjolique Aytch Lett headshot

Enjolique Aytch Lett
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Miami, FL

International Legal Issues SLG Chair

Robert L. Love headshot

Robert L. Love
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Toronto, ON

Scaffolds Cranes & Aerial Devices SLG Chair

Brandon M. Meyers headshot

Brandon M. Meyers
McCoy Leavitt Laskey LLC
Albuquerque, NM

Automotive SLG Chair

Elizabeth L. Moyo headshot

Elizabeth L. Moyo
Porter Wright Morris
Columbus, OH

Hand & Power Tools SLG Chair

Andrei Pascu headshot

Andrei Pascu
McMillan LLP
Montréal, QC

Automotive SLG In-House Chair

Anthony M. Ruffolo headshot

Anthony M. Ruffolo
Honda Canada Inc
Markham, ON

Manufacturers Risk SLG In-House Chair

Marie-Claude Simard, LL.B. MBA headshot

Marie-Claude Simard, LL.B. MBA
Bombardier Recreational Products Inc
Valcourt, QC

Fire Science & Litigation SLG Chair

Andrew E. Stead headshot

Andrew E. Stead
McMillan LLP
Calgary, AB

Trial Techniques & Technology SLG Chair

Jeffrey C. Warren headshot

Jeffrey C. Warren
Bowman and Brooke LLP
Phoenix, AZ

SLG Vice Coordinator

Joshua H. Abramson headshot

Joshua H. Abramson
Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
New York, NY

Manufacturers' Risk SLG Vice Chair

Denis F. Alia headshot

Denis F. Alia
Cetrulo LLP
Boston, MA

Trial Techniques & Technology SLG Vice Chair

Thomas E. Bazemore, III headshot

Thomas E. Bazemore, III
Huie Fernambucq & Stewart
Birmingham, AL

Children's Products SLG Marketing

Brandon D. Cox headshot

Brandon D. Cox
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Atlanta, GA

Digital Evidence and Emerging Technologies SLG Vice Chair

Patrick M. Delaney headshot

Patrick M. Delaney
Rumberger Kirk
Orlando, FL

Automotive SLG Vice Chair

Natalie J. Eschbach headshot

Natalie J. Eschbach
Litchfield Cavo LLP
Chicago, IL

Scaffolds Cranes and Aerial Devices SLG Vice Chair

Mary London Fuller headshot

Mary London Fuller
Frost Brown Todd LLP
Houston, TX

Mass Torts and Class Actions SLG Vice Chair

Jonathan L.S. Hodes headshot

Jonathan L.S. Hodes
Virgin Law Group
Vancouver, BC

YL SLG Vice Chair

Jason Ryan Hodge headshot

Jason Ryan Hodge
Nelson Mullins
Richmond, VA

Recreational Products SLG Marketing Liaison

Chris Horkins headshot

Chris Horkins
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
Toronto, ON

Recreational Products SLG Vice Chair

Christopher Lyle Jackson headshot

Christopher Lyle Jackson
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Lexington, KY

Automotive SLG Marketing

Haley Johnston headshot

Haley Johnston
Frost Brown Todd LLP
Indianapolis, IN

Biomechanics & Injury Causation SLG Vice Chair

Brian D. King headshot

Brian D. King
Bush Seyferth PLLC
Troy, MI

ACMIE SLG Marketing

Ryan J. Lucinski headshot

Ryan J. Lucinski
Hodgson Russ LLP
Buffalo, NY

Aviation and Aerospace SLG Vice Chair

Conor A. McLaughlin headshot

Conor A. McLaughlin
Thompson Hine LLP
Cleveland, OH

International Legal Issues SLG Vice Chair

Lisa Parliament headshot

Lisa Parliament
McMillan LLP
Toronto, ON

Chemical/Toxic Tort SLG Marketing

Jonathan E. Schulz headshot

Jonathan E. Schulz
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Charlotte, NC

ACMIE SLG Vice Chair

Sean W. Shirley headshot

Sean W. Shirley
Balch & Bingham LLP
Birmingham, AL

Aviation and Aerospace Marketing

Clinton T. Speegle headshot

Clinton T. Speegle
Lightfoot Franklin & White LLC
Birmingham, AL

Hand and Power Tools SLG Marketing

Jay T. Thompson headshot

Jay T. Thompson
Murphy & Grantland
Columbia, SC

Fire Science & Litigation SLG Vice Chair

Allison A. Waase headshot

Allison A. Waase
Wilson Elser
New York, NY

Chemical/Toxic Tort SLG Vice Chair

George Wray headshot

George Wray
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Toronto, ON

Building Products SLG Vice Chair

Lindsay Zanello headshot

Lindsay Zanello
Dechert LLP
New York, NY

SLC Membership Liaison

Marie E. Chafe headshot

Marie E. Chafe
Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford LLP
Boston, MA

CC SLC Liaison

Nate Walker headshot

Nate Walker
Husqvarna Group
Charlotte, NC

DRI for Life Liaison

Harris Neal Feldman headshot

Harris Neal Feldman
Parker McCay
Mount Laurel, NJ

DRI Cares Liaison

Joshua H. Abramson headshot

Joshua H. Abramson
Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
New York, NY

DRI Cares Vice Liaison

Anthony J. Novak headshot

Anthony J. Novak
Larson King LLP
Saint Paul, MN

Diversity SLC Liaison

Edderek L. Cole headshot

Edderek L. Cole
Butler Snow
Ridgeland, MS

Women in the Law SLC Liaison

Kristin L. Wedell headshot

Kristin L. Wedell
Dickie McCamey & Chilcote
Cleveland, OH

Young Lawyers Liaison

Xan Ingram Flowers headshot

Xan Ingram Flowers
Butler Snow
Birmingham, AL

Young Lawyer Liaison

Frederick King headshot

Frederick King
Troutman Pepper
Atlanta, GA

Steering Committee Member

Lynne Jones Blain headshot

Lynne Jones Blain
Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman PC
Richmond, VA

Steering Committee Member

Joseph D. Cohen headshot

Joseph D. Cohen
Porter Hedges LLP
Houston, TX

Steering Committee Member

Denise A. Dickerson headshot

Denise A. Dickerson
Sutter O'Connell
Cleveland, OH

Steering Committee Member

Baxter D. Drennon headshot

Baxter D. Drennon
Hall Booth Smith PC
Little Rock, AR

Steering Committee Member

Sarah T. Eibling headshot

Sarah T. Eibling
Nelson Mullins
Columbia, SC

Steering Committee

Suzanne P. Galvin headshot

Suzanne P. Galvin
Thompson Coburn
Saint Louis, MO

Steering Committee Member

Ryan Grantham headshot

Ryan Grantham
S-E-A
Glen Burnie, MD

Steering Committee Member

John W. Halpin headshot

John W. Halpin
Laffey Leitner & Goode LLC
Milwaukee, WI

Steering Committee Member

Jennifer Snyder Heis headshot

Jennifer Snyder Heis
UB Greensfelder LLP
Cincinnati, OH

Steering Committee Member

James T. Irvin, III headshot

James T. Irvin, III
Nelson Mullins
Columbia, SC

Steering Committee

Nilda M. Isidro headshot

Nilda M. Isidro
Greenberg Traurig LLP
New York, NY

Steering Committee Member

Shannon M. Nessier headshot

Shannon M. Nessier
Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA

Steering Committee Member

Nicholas C. Pappas headshot

Nicholas C. Pappas
Frost Brown Todd LLP
Indianapolis, IN

Steering Committee Member

John C.S. Pierce headshot

John C.S. Pierce
Dentons Sirote LLP
Mobile, AL

Steering Committee

Heather L. Slatton headshot

Heather L. Slatton
ESi
Atlanta, GA

Steering Committee Member

Sara M. Turner headshot

Sara M. Turner
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
Birmingham, AL

Steering Committee

Michael F. Walker headshot

Michael F. Walker
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Birmingham, AL

Steering Committee Member

Jason T. Wasserman headshot

Jason T. Wasserman
Silverman Thompson Slutkin
Baltimore, MD

Steering Committee Member

James E. Weatherholtz headshot

James E. Weatherholtz
Womble Bond Dickinson
Charleston, SC

Steering Committee Member

Glenn M. Zakaib headshot

Glenn M. Zakaib
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Toronto, ON