Young Lawyers Leadership

YoungLawyers

Committee Chair

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

Committee First Vice Chair

Tom Wyatt
Quattlebaum Grooms & Tull PLLC
Little Rock, AR

Committee Second Vice Chair

Melissa Rose-DeMartini
DoorDash
San Diego, CA

Immediate Past Chair

Brett A. Mason
Troutman Pepper
Atlanta, GA

Board Liaison

Danielle M. Waltz
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Charleston, WV

Law Institute Liaison

J. Richard Moore
Bleeke Dillon Crandall
Indianapolis, IN

2024 Annual Meeting Chair

Steven A. Scoggan
Ellis & Winters LLP
Greensboro, NC

2024 Annual Meeting Vice Chair

Samuel Dearstyne
Bradley Arant
Charlotte, NC

Marketing Chair

Ericka Esposito
Littleton Joyce Ughetta & Kelly LLP
Radnor, PA

Marketing Chair

Carmen Weite
Bradley Arant
Birmingham, AL

Marketing Vice Chair

Caitlin Marie Barry
Swanson Martin & Bell
Chicago, IL

Marketing Vice Chair

Madeleine Pfefferle
Ellis & Winters LLP
Raleigh, NC

Marketing Vice Chair

Ariel N. Redfern
Allen Matkins Leck
San Diego, CA

Marketing Vice Chair

Kelsey Tavares
DLA Piper LLP (US)
Boston, MA

Membership Chair - Recruitment

Shannon Keene Martin
Frost Brown Todd LLP
Louisville, KY

Membership Chair - Recruitment

Reuben Rothstein
McMillan LLP
Toronto, ON

Membership Chair - Recruitment

Denver Smith
Butler Snow
Charleston, SC

Membership Chair - Engagement

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

Membership Chair - Engagement

Peyton Watts
Kutak Rock LLP
Fayetteville, AR

Membership Vice Chair - Recruitment

T.J. Banks
Hill Ward Henderson
Tampa, FL

Membership Vice Chair - Engagement

Rebecca Curcio
Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
Toronto, ON

Membership Vice Chair - Recruitment

John Habib
Snell & Wilmer
Phoenix, AZ

Membership Vice Chair - Recruitment

Madeleine Loeffler
Sturgill Turner Barker & Moloney PLLC
Lexington, KY

Membership Vice Chair - Engagement

Sheldon R. Poole
Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
Hartford, CT

2024 Program Chair

Valerie Phan
Mintz
San Diego, CA

2024 Program Vice Chair

Christian W. Castile
Reed Smith LLP
Philadelphia, PA

2024 Program Vice Chair

Kenton H. Steele
Reminger Co
Columbus, OH

Sponsorship Chair

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

Sponsorship Chair

Amado N. Montoya
Rincon Law Group PC
El Paso, TX

Sponsorship Chair

Tyler Christopher Park
Houston Harbaugh PC
Pittsburgh, PA

Sponsorship Vice Chair

Ben Katchur
Lewis Wagner LLP
Indianapolis, IN

Sponsorship Vice Chair

Bryce Lickfield
Clayborne & Wagner
Belleville, IL

Sponsorship Vice Chair

Christopher Earl Rhodes, Jr.
Ellis & Winters LLP
Raleigh, NC

Online Programming Chair

Ryan Keates Blake
Reed Smith LLP
Philadelphia, PA

Online Programming Chair

Brian Patrick Cadigan
Reed Smith LLP
Los Angeles, CA

Online Programming Chair

Brandon M. Pellegrino
Bowman and Brooke LLP
Troy, MI

Online Programming Vice Chair

Nicole E. Crossey
Troutman Pepper
Princeton, NJ

Online Programming Vice Chair

Keisha Murray
Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
Charlotte, NC

Online Programming Vice Chair

Simon Paransky
McMillan LLP
Montréal, QC

Publications Chair - For the Defense

Garrett Greene
Bowman and Brooke LLP
Austin, TX

Publications Chair - For the Defense

Brandon James Kroll
Varner & Van Volkenburg, PLLC
Clarksburg, WV

Publications Chair - The Briefcase

W. Chadwick Lamar, Jr.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Birmingham, AL

Publications Chair - The Voice

Afam Okeke
InfoLawGroup LLP
Austin, TX

Publications Chair - The Voice

Ryan T. Shannon
Lewis Thomason
Knoxville, TN

Publications Chair - The Briefcase

Brianna Weis
Hartline Barger LLP
Dallas, TX

Publications Vice Chair - The Voice

Devin L. Honbarger
Cranfill Sumner LLP
Raleigh, NC

Publications Vice Chair - The Briefcase

Kevin Kelly
Chartwell Law
Atlanta, GA

Publications Vice Chair - For the Defense

Christopher S. Knight
Preti Flaherty
Portland, ME

Publications Vice Chair - For the Defense

Daniel Lange
Wilson Elser
Albany, NY

Online Community Chair

Nicholas W. Bartlett
Eastman & Smith
Toledo, OH

Online Community Chair

Lauren E. Motes
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Morgantown, WV

Online Community Vice Chair

Charles Edward Hatch
Perez & Morris LLC
Toledo, OH

Online Community Vice Chair

Surge Nasser Moghaddassi
Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman PC
Richmond, VA

Online Community Vice Chair

Tracey A. Werner
Maire & Deedon
Redding, CA

Social Media Chair

Megan Grace Freeman
DOWNS WARD BENDER HERZOG & KINTIGH P A
Hunt Valley, MD

Social Media Chair

Anastasia Shubert-Baranowski
Margolis Edelstein
Philadelphia, PA

Social Media Vice Chair

Aditi Deal
Locke Lord LLP
Houston, TX

Social Media Vice Chair

Mario Delegato
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt PC
Portland, OR

Social Media Vice Chair

Lorena Valle
Porter Hedges LLP
Houston, TX

Fly-In Meeting Chair

McKinley Dunn
Lightfoot Franklin & White LLC
Birmingham, AL

SCOTUS Swearing In Chair

Amber Eklof
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP
San Francisco, CA

Networking and Activities Chair

Sam Heaney
Martin Pringle Oliver
Overland Park, KS

Corporate Counsel Development Chair

Jake T. MacKay
Axon Enterprise Inc
Vestavia, AL

Networking and Activities Chair

Casey Miller
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Nashville, TN

Networking and Activities Chair

Trey Perdue
Dentons Sirote
Birmingham, AL

Corporate Counsel Development Chair

Michael Stephenson
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Pittsburgh, PA

SCOTUS Swearing In Vice Chair

Corey A. Bauer
Houston Harbaugh PC
Pittsburgh, PA

Corporate Counsel Development Vice Chair

Sophia Bernard
Taylor Johnson PL
Clearwater, FL

Networking and Activities Vice Chair

Meredith Hamilton
Ogletree Deakins
Charlotte, NC

Corporate Counsel Development Vice Chair

Jason Ryan Hodge
Nelson Mullins
Richmond, VA

Corporate Counsel Development Vice Chair

Matthew Keller
Pearce Durick PLLC
Bismarck, ND

Networking and Activities Vice Chair

Noah J. Mason
Locke Lord LLP
Atlanta, GA

SCOTUS Swearing In Vice Chair

Robert Ernest Noble, III
Chartwell Law
Norcross, GA

SCOTUS Swearing In Vice Chair

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

Fly-In Meeting Vice Chair

Nicholas E. Richardson
Segal McCambridge
Tampa, FL

Networking and Activities Vice Chair

Sara Schiavone
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Columbus, OH

SLC Liaison/Engagement Vice Chair

Joshua R. Baumann
Lamson Dugan and Murray
Omaha, NE

SLC Liaison/Engagement Vice Chair

Lisa Anne Cumming
Post & Schell
Philadelphia, PA

SLC Liaison/Engagement Chair

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

SLC Liaison/Engagement Chair

Vanessa Offutt
DLA Piper US
Miami, FL

SLC Liaison/Engagement Vice Chair

Rachel Overlander
Kasowitz Benson Torres
New York, NY

SLC Membership Co-Liaison

Melissa Rose-DeMartini
DoorDash
San Diego, CA

SLC Membership Co-Liaison

Danielle M. Waltz
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Charleston, WV

DRI for Life Chair

Brendan P. Hall
Harris Beach PLLC
New York, NY

DRI for Life Chair

Taylor R. McKenney
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Minneapolis, MN

DRI for Life Vice Chair

Hanna Eickmeier
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Charlotte, NC

DRI for Life Vice Chair

Laura Ann K. Froning
Wiggin and Dana LLP
New Haven, CT

DRI for Life Vice Chair

Jocelyn Mendez
Fox Rothschild LLP
Philadelphia, PA

DRI Cares Activities Chair

Evan James Critchlow
Wilson Turner Kosmo LLP
San Diego, CA

DRI Cares Activities Chair

Michael Jacob McClellan
Beck Redden LLP
Houston, TX

DRI Cares Activities Vice Chair

Meaghan Kelsey Maus
Johnson Jackson
Tampa, FL

DRI Cares Activities Vice Chair

Meredith Milton
Person Mohrer Morales Boddy Garcia & Gutierrez PLLC
San Antonio, TX

DRI Cares Activities Vice Chair

Kristen Soucy
Rogers Townsend
Columbia, SC

D&I - Online Programming Chair

Matin Fallahi
Bowman and Brooke LLP
Troy, MI

D&I - Publications Chair

Charles Gilliam-Brownlee
Littleton Park Joyce
Bryn Mawr, PA

D&I - Online Programming Chair

Lindsay C. Lee
Chartwell Law
Atlanta, GA

D&I - Networking Chair

Sunny Rehsi
Bowman and Brooke LLP
Troy, MI

D&I - Networking Chair

Kennedy M. Rose
Porteous Hainkel & Johnson
Baton Rouge, LA

D&I - Fly-In Chair

Chelsea Vilchis
Pentair
Minneapolis, MN

D&I - Publications Chair

Kadeisha A. West
Troutman Pepper Hamilton
Atlanta, GA

D&I - Networking Vice Chair

Marina G. Batalias
Nelson Mullins
Richmond, VA

D&I - Online Programming Vice Chair

Cassie Ferries
Medical Research Consultants
Houston, TX

D&I - Publications Vice Chair

Yassin Gagnon-Djalo
McMillan LLP
Montréal, QC

D&I - Online Programming Vice Chair

Heather Gin
Bush Seyferth PLLC
Troy, MI

D&I - Publications Vice Chair

Michael Grant Grissom
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Louisville, KY

D&I - Networking Vice Chair

Ryan C. Ing
Ryan Ryan Deluca LLP
Bridgeport, CT

D&I - Fly-In Vice Chair

Prathyusha Matam
Cruser Mitchell Novitz Sanchez
Chicago, IL

D&I - Networking Vice Chair

Antonious Sadek
DLA Piper LLP (US)
Philadelphia, PA

D&I - Fly-In Vice Chair

Andrew T. Smith
Collins & Lacy
Columbia, SC

Women in the Law Liaison

Amber Bonnell
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Kitchener, ON

Women in the Law Liaison

Michele Hayes Dinterman
Niles Barton & Wilmer
Baltimore, MD

Women in the Law Vice Liaison

Katherine Estrada
Ray Pena McChristian
San Antonio, TX

Women in the Law Vice Liason

Alexandra Lilly Milios
Ogletree Deakins
Atlanta, GA

Women in the Law Vice Liaison

Meghan Wynkoop
Margolis Edelstein
Philadelphia, PA

Steering Committee Member

John Edward Alexander
Mitchell Williams Selig
Rogers, AR

Steering Committee Member

Joseph Homsy
Arnett Law Group LLC
Chicago, IL

Steering Committee Member

Jessica Keeler
DENNIS JACKSON MARTIN & FONTELA P A
Tallahassee, FL

Steering Committee Member

Catherine Ava Leatherwood
Rogers Townsend LLC
Columbia, SC

Steering Committee Member

Spencer Murphy
Baird Holm LLP
Omaha, NE

Steering Committee Member

Alexis A. Nash
Jenkins Fenstermaker
Huntington, WV

Steering Committee Member

Derek Quindry
Medical Research Consultants
Houston, TX

Steering Committee Member

Justin T. Ruedaflores
Fisher & Phillips
Los Angeles, CA

Steering Committee Member

Megan L. Southern
Jenkins Fenstermaker
Huntington, WV

Steering Committee Member

Holton Westbrook
Sprouse Shrader Smith
Amarillo, TX

Steering Committee Member

James E. Yeager, III
Kinkead & Stilz
Lexington, KY