The Board

Nicole-Dogwill

Nicole Dogwill

President

Nicole Dogwill is an established litigation partner at Shartsis Friese LLP 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 involving b

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Jeremy Protas

Jeremy Protas

President-Elect

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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Jason Gibson

Jason S. Gibson

Past President

Jason S. Gibson is an Associate General Counsel with Equity One, Inc. in North Miami Beach, Florida. Equity One is a leading shopping center developer and owner focused on urban communities, concentrated in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Sout

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Brian-Breheny

Brian Breheny

Treasurer

Brian Breheny is a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, corporate finance and corporate governance. Mr. Breheny joined Skadden after holding significant leader

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Eduardo Juarez

Secretary

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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JohnHendricks

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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Cleve Acree

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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David Ahlvers

David Ahlvers

Affiliate Representative

David Ahlvers works for Target Corporation as a Business Partnerships & Negotiations Leader.  Prior to joining Target, David practiced complex family law at Lindquist & Vennum before starting his own firm – Family Solutions Law Group – in 2009.

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Heron-Greenesmith

Heron Greenesmith

At-Large Board Member

Heron Greenesmith is an LGBT Movement and Policy Analyst with the Movement Advancement Project. Before joining MAP, Heron was Legislative Counsel at the Family Equality Council where she focused on federal regulatory reforms for LGBT parents and their

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Barry-Parsons

Barry M. Parsons

At-Large Board Member

Barry M. Parsons is Associate General Counsel with Freddie Mac’s General Litigation and Investigations group.  Barry litigates cases, advises clients, and manages outside counsel on a wide variety of legal matters including employment, contract, intell

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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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Mario Sullivan

Mario Sullivan

At-Large Board Member

Mario Sullivan is an associate at the Law Offices of Peter Anthony Johnson, P.C. He counsels clients on a wide range of issues relating to real estate, evictions, business formation, and estate planning. Mario is a member of the Chicago Bar Association

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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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Joseph-Vallo

Joseph A. Vallo

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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Sharon Zealey

Sharon Zealey

President-Elect

Sharon Zealey is the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for The Coca-Cola Company.  In addition to managing the global compliance program, she serves as Co-Chair of the Company’s Ethics & Compliance Committee. Prior to joining The Coca-Cola Compan

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Todd Brown

Todd Brown

Past President

Todd Brown is the Managing Attorney of several Liberty Mutual Insurance Group Staff Counsel offices: The Law Offices of Brown & Black in Boston, Massachusetts and the Law Offices of Brown, Sherry & Geller in Raynham, Massachusetts and Providenc

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Brian-Esser

Brian Esser

Treasurer

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 | Secretary

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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Wesley-Bizzell

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

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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Bernadette Harrigan

At-Large Board Member

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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