The Board

Jeremy Protas

Jeremy Protas

President

Jeremy Protas is a partner at Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP in Chicago. Jeremy’s practice focuses on securing patent protection in the United States and abroad, counseling clients on patent-related matters, and participating in complex patent liti

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Eduardo Juarez

President-Elect

Eduardo Juarez is a Senior Trial Attorney with the San Antonio Field Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission where he litigates individual, class and systemic lawsuits under the federal civil rights statutes prohibiting employment discrim

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Nicole Dogwill

Past President

Nicole Dogwill is an established litigation partner at Joseph & Cohen, P.C. in San Francisco. She advises and defends leading established and start-up companies, as well as their directors and officers, in complex and class action litigation involv

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Dale Noll

Dale Noll

Treasurer

Dale Noll is an associate at Chepenik Trushin LLP in Miami, Florida.  His practice concentrates on Probate Administration, Probate & Trust Litigation, and Complex Commercial Litigation.  Following graduation from California Polytechnic University,

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Ana Christian

Ana Christian

Secretary

Ana Christian is an associate in the Health Care practice group at Polsinelli, LLP in Los Angeles. Ana focuses her health care practice on clinical research transactions and compliance. Ana drafts and negotiates all manner of clinical research contract

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John T. Hendricks

ABA Delegate

Following years of litigation practice representing Fortune 500 companies and their management, John T. Hendricks founded HendricksMurry, P.C. to provide businesses with the highest level of legal expertise and services, complemented by an unparalleled

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John Stephens

ABA Delegate

John Stephens is a partner at Sedgwick LLP in Los Angeles. He focuses his practice on data privacy and digital marketing issues, media and entertainment litigation, live entertainment transactional; including music festivals, intellectual property lice

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W. Cleveland Acree II

Affiliate Representative

W. Cleveland Acree II works for the Orlando office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., a firm with multiple offices in the state of Florida, as well as Ohio, Illinios and Arizona. Both at QPWB as well as at prior firms he has practiced with,

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Nicole Bashor

Affiliate Representative

Nicole Bashor is an attorney in Quarles & Brady LLP’s Intellectual Property Group who provides counseling on patent, trademark, copyright, and social media issues. Nicole assists clients in all stages of business development to implement long-term

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Randy Katz

At-Large Board Member

Randy Katz has served as a federal prosecutor for over a decade at the U.S. Department of Justice.  Randy has prosecuted a variety of significant fraud, drug, violent crime and child exploitation matters and serves as the LGBT Special Emphasis Program

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Tom Lane

At-Large Board Member

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Brad Rosen

Brad Evan Rosen

At-Large Board Member

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 2

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Alfred Zaher

Alfred Zaher

At-Large Board Member

Alfred Zaher works at Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg LLP. He concentrates his practice on patent, trademark and trade secret litigation, licensing, and counseling. He has extensive experience representing clients before U.S. courts, the U.S. Patent

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William-Singer

William S. Singer

General Counsel

William S. Singer, a partner of Singer & Fedun, LLC, has been in the private practice of law in New Jersey for over 41 years. His practice concentrates on the creation and protection of non-traditional families and as counselor to non-profit organi

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Brian-Esser

Brian Esser

President

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

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Kevin Kraham

Kevin Kraham

Development Committee Chair | President-Elect

Kevin Kraham is a shareholder in Littler Mendelson’s District of Columbia office, where he provides day-to-day advice, counseling, and training to employers and represents clients in employment and labor matters before administrative agencies and arbit

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Joseph A. Vallo

Past President

Joseph A. Vallo is a Litigation Shareholder with Greenberg Traurig in New York and Fort Lauderdale. Joseph focuses his practice on securities arbitration, mediation, litigation and also has wide-ranging experience in retail brokerage compliance in dome

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Hope Adams

Treasurer

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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Bernadette Harrigan

Secretary

Bernadette Harrigan is an AVP & Counsel in MassMutual’s Law Dep’t.  She joined the company’s Dispute Resolution Division in 2007.  Bernadette handles national class actions and other litigation matters for Mass Mutual.  She also provides pre-litiga

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Wesley Bizzell

At-Large Board Member

Wesley Bizzell serves as Assistant General Counsel, Government Affairs for Altria Client Services Inc. (“ALCS”). Mr. Bizzell provides in-house legal counsel on matters relating to the political, legislative and lobbying activities of Altria Group, Inc.

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Ted Furman

At-Large Board Member

Ted Furman is a Vice President in the GlaxoSmithKline(GSK) Legal Department managing a global team handling GSK’s Consumer Healthcare, Dermatology, and Ophthalmology patent matters, having joined GSK in 2002. Ted has also been a member of the patent de

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Nancy Halas

At-Large Board Member

Nancy Halas is the Resident Attorney for Liberty Mutual Insurance Group in Orange California. She oversees the team of civil and workers’ compensation attorneys for all aspects of case handling working closely with their claims departments. Prior to he

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