Young Lawyers Leadership

YoungLawyers

Committee Chair

Catherine Ava Leatherwood
Rogers Townsend LLC
Columbia, SC

Committee First Vice Chair

Brett A. Tarver
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
Atlanta, GA

Committee Second Vice Chair

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

Immediate Past Chair

Stephanie M. Wurdock
MedPro Group
Lexington, KY

Board Liaison

Diane Fleming Averell
Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
Morristown, NJ

Law Institute Liaison

J. Richard Moore
Bleeke Dillon Crandall
Indianapolis, IN

2022 Annual Meeting Vice Chair

Andre J. Major
Harris Beach PLLC
New York, NY

Marketing Chair

Jaime L. Regan
Harris Beach PLLC
New York, NY

Marketing Chair

Ryan T. Winkler
Tucker Ellis LLP
Cleveland, OH

Marketing Vice Chair

Ashley C. Scarpetta
Watkins & Eager
Birmingham, AL

Marketing Vice Chair

David C. Vaughn, IV
Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice
Saint Louis, MO

Membership Chair

Chalankis Brown
Ball Ball Matthews
Montgomery, AL

Membership Chair

Alexandra Lilly
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
Atlanta, GA

Membership Vice Chair

Matthew E. Bown
Hermes Netburn O'Connor & Spearing PC
Boston, MA

Membership Vice Chair

Carmen Weite
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Birmingham, AL

Seminar Program Chair

Kevin T. McCarthy
Larson King LLP
St. Paul, MN

Seminar Program First Vice Chair

Melissa H. Rose-DeMartini
Perkins Coie
San Diego, CA

Seminar Program Second Vice Chair

Valerie Phan
Mintz
San Diego, CA

Sponsorship Chair

W. McKinley Dunn
Lightfoot Franklin & White LLC
Birmingham, AL

Sponsorship Chair

Isaac W. Messmore
Nelson Mullins
Minneapolis, MN

Sponsorship Vice Chair

Lucy Aquino
Cozen O'Connor
Atlanta, GA

Sponsorship Vice Chair

Chelsea Vilchis
Nilan Johnson Lewis PA
Minneapolis, MN

Online Programming Chair

Robert Ernest Noble, III
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP
Atlanta, GA

Online Programming Chair

Kenton H. Steele
Reminger Co
Columbus, OH

Online Programming Vice Chair

Christian W. Castile
Reed Smith LLP
Philadelphia, PA

Online Programming Vice Chair

Devan Marr
Strigberger Brown Armstrong
Toronto, ON

Publications Chair

Christopher S. Dutton
Dutton Law Group
Tampa, FL

Publications Chair

Brandon M. Pellegrino
Bowman and Brooke LLP
Bloomfield Hills, MI

Publications Vice Chair

Tal A. Bakke
Bassford Remele PA
Minneapolis, MN

Publications Vice Chair

Kelly Reid
Nelson Mullins
Columbia, SC

Newsletter, Raising the Bar, Editor

Michael Paul Adams
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Chicago, IL

Newsletter, Raising the Bar

Amber Barlow Garcia
Deutsch Kerrigan LLP
New Orleans, LA

Newsletter, Raising the Bar

Jay M. Mattappally
Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore LLC
New Orleans, LA

Newsletter, Raising the Bar, Co-Editor

Emily Pence
Sturgill Turner Barker & Moloney PLLC
Lexington, KY

Online Community Chair

Brooks A. Saible
Brooks A. Saible Esq
Saint Petersburg, FL

Online Commumity Chair

Sara Schiavone
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Columbus, OH

Online Community Vice Chair

Mark Bennett
Arnett Law Group LLC
Chicago, IL

Online Community Vice Chair

John M. Stringfield
Clendening Johnson & Bohrer
Indianapolis, IN

Social Media Chair

Gayatri Deodhar
Litchfield Cavo LLP
Lynnfield, MA

Social Media Chair

Michele F. Hayes
Niles Barton & Wilmer
Baltimore, MD

Social Media Vice Chair

Allison Ng
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Atlanta, GA

Networking and Activities Chair

J. Alexander Barnstead
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Indianapolis, IN

Membership Subcommittee

Corey A. Bauer
Houston Harbaugh, P.C.
Pittsburgh, PA

Resource Bank Chair

Meredith Hamilton
Ogletree Deakins
Charlotte, NC

Networking and Activities Chair

Jami Lacour Ishee
Davidson Meaux Sonnier & McElligott LLP
Lafayette, LA

Corporate Counsel Development Chair

Thomas Lee Oliver, III
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Birmingham, AL

Corporate Counsel Development Vice Chair

Emma Ross
Goldman Ismail Tomaselli
Chicago, IL

Supreme Court Swearing In Chair

Jeanmarie Tankersley
Clawson & Staubes LLC
Greenville, SC

Ethics and Professionalism Chair

Marrielle B. Van Rossum
Devine Millimet & Branch
Manchester, NH

Supreme Court Swearing In Chair

Darin M. Williams
Laner Muchin
Chicago, IL

Corporate Counsel Development Vice Chair

Denis F. Alia
Cetrulo LLP
Boston, MA

Ethics and Professionalism Vice Chair

Andrew Brooks Farley Carnabuci
Rose Kallor
Hartford, CT

Resource Bank Chair

Jennifer M. Carpenter
Kopka Pinkus Dolin
Crown Point, IN

Supreme Court Swearing In Vice Chair

Kennard B. Davis
Baker Donelson
New Orleans, LA

Resource Bank Vice Chair

Jason Ryan Hodge
Nelson Mullins
Richmond, VA

Ethics and Professionalism Chair

Jake T. MacKay
Starnes Davis Florie LLP
Birmingham, AL

Networking and Activities Vice Chair

Shelley K. Napolitano
Foley & Mansfield PLLP
New Orleans, LA

Supreme Court Swearing In Vice Chair

David E. Renner
FisherBroyles LLP
Coraopolis, PA

Ethics and Professionalism Vice Chair

Kavi Sivasothy
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Toronto, ON

Networking and Activities Vice Chair

Thomas H. Wyatt
Quattlebaum Grooms & Tull PLLC
Little Rock, AR

Substantive Law Liaison and Engagement Chair

Pamela R. Kaplan
Tanenbaum Keale LLP
Newark, NJ

Substantive Law Liaison and Engagement Vice Chair

Steven A. Scoggan
Ellis & Winters LLP
Greensboro, NC

Substantive Law Liaison and Engagement Vice Chair

Matthew A. Spahn
Martin Pringle Oliver
Wichita, KS

Substantive Law Liaison and Engagement Chair

Andre J. Webb
German Gallagher & Murtagh
Philadelphia, PA

SLC Membership Liaison

Dessi N. Day
Greene & Roberts LLP
San Diego, CA

Litigation Skills SLC Liaison

Kristen M. Durant
Husch Blackwell LLP
Kansas City, MO

DRI for Life, Wellness Chair

Sam Heaney
Martin Pringle Oliver
Overland Park, KS

DRI for Life, Wellness Chair

Kelly Calder Mowen
Orndorff Mowen PLLC
Scott Depot, WV

DRI for Life, Wellness Vice Chair

Caitlyn E. Haller
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Chicago, IL

DRI for Life, Wellness Vice Chair

Taryn W. Harper
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Atlanta, GA

DRI Cares/Philanthropic Liaison Chair

Chad E. Burgess
Hill Ward Henderson
Tampa, FL

DRI Cares/Philanthropic Liaison Chair

Amber Eklof
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP
San Francisco, CA

DRI Cares/Philanthropic Liaison Chair

Elise J. Berry
Hill Ward Henderson
Tampa, FL

DRI Cares/Philanthropic Liaison Vice Chair

Carolyn M. Cole
Thompson Hine LLP
Solomon, OH

Diversity Liaison Chair

Troy L. Bell
Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore LLC
New Orleans, LA

Diversity Liaison Chair

Shauncey Hunter Ridgeway
Christian & Small
Ridgeland, MS

Diversity Liaison Vice Chair

Elizabeth Carson Lane
Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
Raleigh, NC

Diversity Liaison Vice Chair

Shalyn S. McKitt
Balch & Bingham
Birmingham, AL

Women in the Law Liaison Chair

Vanessa Offutt
Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
Miami, FL

Women in the Law Liaison Vice Chair

Laura May Hooe
Moran Reeves & Conn
Richmond, VA

Women in the Law Liaison Vice Chair

Shelby L. Pruitt
Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard
Saint Louis, MO

Steering Committee

Michelle L. Kuykendal, Ph.D.
Exponent
Phoenix, AZ