2012 D.C. Bar Sections Election Results
Except where noted, the candidates listed below were elected to three–year terms, commencing July 1, 2012.
Administrative Law and Agency Practice
Edwin E. Huddleson - Attorney at Law
Matthew R. Oakes - U.S. Department of Justice
Judith R. Starr - Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Antitrust and Consumer Law
Daniel P. Ducore - Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Competition
Tracy D. Rezvani - Finkelstein Thompson LLP
George P. Slover - Attorney at Law
Arts, Entertainment, Media and Sports Law
Danielle M. Aguirre - National Music Publishers' Association
Jennifer A. Harper - Jackson Lewis LLP
Rand E. Sacks - The Sacks Group, PLLC
Corporation, Finance and Securities Law
Daniel F. Danello - Venable LLP
Joan E. McKown - Jones Day
Linda C. Thomsen - Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Courts, Lawyers and the Administration of Justice
H. Faith Mullen - Columbus Community Legal Services
Michael J. Satin - Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
Criminal Law and Individual Rights
Jon W. Norris - The Law Offices of Jon W. Norris
Kira A. West - Law Office of Kira Anne West
Elizabeth B. Wydra - Constitutional Accountability Center
District of Columbia Affairs
Thorn L. Pozen - Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP
Edward J. Rich - Executive Office of the Mayor - Office of Boards and Commissions
Vladlen David M. Zvenyach - Council of the District of Columbia
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
Adam M. Kushner - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Linda Tsang - Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
Michele L. Walter - U.S. Department of Justice
Estates, Trusts and Probate Law
Richard S. Franklin - McArthur Franklin PLLC
Christopher M. Guest - Law Office of Christopher Guest, PLLC
Nicole D. Stevens - Office of the Register of Wills - D.C.
Sarah C. Connell - D.C. Office of the Attorney General
Erin S. Larkin - D.C. Volunteer Lawyers Program
Trisha M. Monroe - Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
Government Contracts and Litigation
James J. Gildea - Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.
Nancy J. Herman - United Health Group
Edward B. Hanel, Jr. - U.S. Navy - Pacific Fleet
Alan J. Arville - Ober|Kaler
Stacy J. Canan - AARP Foundation Litigation
Cathy Z. Scheineson - McDermott Will & Emery
Erica R. Spector - Booz Allen Hamilton (Two–year term*)
Steve C. Chiu - Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP (One–year term*)
Intellectual Property Law
Kathleen Cooney-Porter - Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
Keiko K. Takagi - Sughrue Mion PLLC
Geoffrey M. Goodale - Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Lynn G. Kamarck - Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Jessica E. Tannenbaum - ABA Rule of Law Initiative
Labor and Employment Law
Laura C. Fentonmiller – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Paul E. Knupp III - Guerrieri, Clayman, Bartos & Parcelli PC
Avi L. Kumin - Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP
Law Practice Management
Anne E. Collier - Arudia
Arden B. Levy - Arden Levy Law PLLC
Linda A. Rahal - Trow & Rahal, P.C.
Elena Hung - Law Office of Elena Hung, PLLC (One-year term**)
Cass W. Christenson - McKenna Long & Aldridge
Eric S. Glover - District of Columbia Office of Risk Management
Lucy E. Newton - D.C. Legal Aid Society
Real Estate, Housing and Land Use
Brian L. Kass - Kass, Mitek & Kass, PLLC
Meridith H. Moldenhauer - Griffin & Murphy, LLP .
Brian W. Thompson - Law Offices of Arthur F. Konopka
Anne W. Coventry - Pasternak & Fidis, P.C.
Scott M. Levine - Jones Day
Rostyslav I. Shiller - U.S. Internal Revenue Service
Catherine D. Bertram - Regan, Zambri & Long
Crystal S. Deese - Gleason, Flynn, Emig & Fogleman Chartered
Jonathan B. Nace - Paulson & Nace, PLLC
*The Health Law Section Steering Committee is expanding from seven to nine members. So that the terms of steering committee members remain uniformly staggered, Erica R. Spector, who won the fourth highest number of votes was elected to a two–year term. Steve C. Chiu, who won the fifth highest number of votes was elected to a one–year term.
**Due to a resignation that affected the staggering of terms, the Law Practice Management Section Steering Committee candidate who won the fourth highest number of votes, Elena Hung, was elected to a one–year term.