Finance Committee

The Finance Committee is a collaborative effort between the Association and Foundation to provide both Boards with the opportunity to monitor the financials of the organization. The committee reviews monthly financial statements and as well as the proposed annual budget for the following fiscal year. From time to time, the Committee also recommends new policies or procedures, or changes to existing policies and procedures, in order to further the LGBT Bar’s commitment to providing the highest levels of fiscal governance.

Members of the Finance Committee



Hope Adams


Hope Adams is Senior Counsel, Investment Management and Securities, for PNC Bank, National Association, and is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Prior to joining PNC Bank, Ms. Adams was a Counsel at Reed Smith LLP in Washington, D.C., where she wa

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Dale Noll


Dale Noll is an associate in the Miami office of Akerman LLP.  His practice focuses on fiduciary litigation, estate planning, and family law.  He regularly represents fiduciaries, beneficiaries, and other interested parties in high conflict, complex, a

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Greg Cheikhameguyaz


Greg Cheikhameguyaz is in-house counsel for the Aviation Services division of AAR CORP. in Chicago.  His practice focuses on commercial contracts, corporate law and mergers and acquisitions.  He was previously with Axiom Global, Inc.  He holds a J.D. and an LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from the Chicago-Kent College of Law.  He also co

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Brian Esser


Brian Esser Brian Esser is a solo practitioner at the Law Office of Brian Esser. His practice focuses on family law and LGBT couples. Previously, he was a member of the Litigation group in the New York office of Baker & Hostetler LLP. His practice focused on complex and general civil litigation and corporate investigations, with a particular em

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Brad Rosen

Brad Evan Rosen


Brad Evan Rosen is an associate in the New York office of Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart and Sullivan, and a Lecturer in Computer Science at Yale University. He received his B.S and M.S. from Yale University in 2004, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2008. While at Harvard, Brad was a 3-year board member of Lambda, serving as a 1L Representative, C

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Joseph A. Vallo


Joseph A. Vallo is a Litigation Shareholder with Greenberg Traurig in Fort Lauderdale and New York. Joe’s practice focuses on securities arbitration and litigation and he has wide-ranging experience in retail brokerage compliance in domestic and international markets. Before joining Greenberg Traurig he was Senior Vice President, Senior Litigation

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