The D.C. Bar Sections Office has announced nominees for vacancies on the steering committees of the Bar’s 20 sections. For the first time, the section steering committee elections will be conducted primarily online. The deadline for requesting a paper ballot, April 15, has passed.
Voting begins April 30 and closes online at midnight on May 24. For a paper ballot to be counted, it must arrive at the address on the ballot return envelope by May 24. The Sections Office will announce election results the week of June 10.
The following nominees are running for vacancies on the steering committees of the Bar’s 20 sections. For questions about the sections elections, contact the Sections Office at 202–626–3463.
To assist section members in understanding the change, the Sections Office has prepared a list of Frequently Asked Questions.D.C. Bar Sections 2013–14 Steering Committee Candidates
Administrative Law and Agency Practice (Three Vacancies): Leslie M. Hill, U.S. Department of Justice; Lisa E. Jones, Sidley Austin LLP; Steven P. Lehotsky, WilmerHale LLP; Justin A. Savage, U.S. Department of Justice; Lesleyanne Schaaff, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Antitrust and Consumer Law (Three Vacancies): Carrie M. Anderson, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP; Craig L. Briskin, Mehri & Skalet, PLLC; John R. Ingrassia, Proskauer Rose LLP; Jeffrey D. Kaliel, Tycko & Zavareei LLP; Edward S. Keefe, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Heather M. Latino, Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia; Douglas B. Rathbun, U.S. Department of Justice; Steve Vieux, Federal Trade Commission.
Arts, Entertainment, Media and Sports Law (Three Vacancies): Donald A. Fishman, Washington Capitals; Deneen Howell, Williams & Connolly LLP; Gregg P. Leslie, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press; Donielle P. Powe, Attorney–at–Law; Lita T. Rosario, Wyz Girl Entertainment Consulting LLC; Craig A. Sperling, PBS.
Corporation, Finance and Securities Law (Three Vacancies): Rajib Chanda, Ropes & Gray LLP; Martha V. Clarke, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Stephen J. Crimmins, K&L Gates LLP; Frederic D. Firestone, McDermott Will & Emery LLP; Sara P. Hanks, CrowdCheck, Inc.; Adelaja K. Heyliger, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Robert B. Kaplan, Debevoise and Plimpton LLP; Thomas H. Kim, Jenner & Block LLP; Charles R. Mills, K&L Gates LLP.
Courts, Lawyers and the Administration of Justice (Three Vacancies): Wyndell O. Banks, Howard University School of Law; Evelyn L. Becker, Attorney–at–Law; Barbara K. Kagan, Steptoe & Johnson LLP; Frederick V. Mulhauser, American Civil Liberties Union; Alessandro N. Terenzoni, U.S. Department of Education; Megan K. Whyte, Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs.
Criminal Law and Individual Rights (Two Vacancies): Andrew J. Delehanty, Attorney–at–Law; Timothy J. Kelly, U.S. Department of Justice; Joanne D. Slaight, Attorney–at–Law; McGennis Williams, Law Office of McGennis Williams.
District of Columbia Affairs (Three Vacancies): James S. Bubar, Attorney–at–Law; Joel M. Cohn, Office of Tenant Advocate; David L. Goldblatt, Goldblatt Martin Pozen LLP; Patricia A. Gracyalny, Office of the Chief Financial Officer for the District of Columbia; Ariel B. Levinson-Waldman, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia; Ram Y. Uppuluri, Friends of Choice in Urban Schools.
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources (Three Vacancies): Dimple Chaudhary, Natural Resources Defense Council; Harmon L. Cooper, Sedgwick LLP; Emily M. Lamond, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP; Benjamin S. Lippard, Vinson & Elkins L.L.P.; Maureen E. Rudolph, U.S. Department of Justice; Rufus J. Smith, U.S. Department of Justice; Benjamin L. Snowden, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP.
Estates, Trusts and Probate Law (Three Vacancies): Lillian Y. Crawford–Abbensetts, Attorney–at–Law; Jennifer C. Concino, Tobin, O’Connor & Ewing; Mark G. Griffin, Griffin & Murphy LLP; Sarah M. Johnson, Venable LLP; Andrew T. Richardson III, Law Office of Andrew Richardson; Katherine M. Wiedmann, Crowley Hoge & Fein PC.
Family Law (Three Vacancies): Lisa Fishberg, Schertler & Onorato LLP; Wesley P. Gelb, Ain & Bank, P.C.; Rebecca Goldfrank, The Children’s Law Center; Sheila J. Kadagathur, Hostetter Strent LLC; Allison Miles–Lee, Bread for the City; Robert D. Weinberg, Delaney McKinney LLP.
Government Contracts and Litigation (Two Vacancies): Lauren A. Brown, U.S. Postal Service; Julia M. Carpenter, Jenner & Block LLP; Thomas A. Coulter, LeClairRyan; Albert C. Lambert, The Boeing Company; Tina D. Reynolds, Morrison & Foerster LLP; Alexander W. Major, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP.
Health Law (Three Vacancies): Rebecca L. Burke, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC; Selina P. Coleman, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.; Kathryn W. Feola, MedStar Health, Inc.; Jillanne M. Schulte, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP; Terri A. Thompson, Howard University Hospital; Jeff J. Wurzburg; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Intellectual Property Law (Three Vacancies): David P. Emery, Sughrue Mion PLLC; Ryan M. Flandro, Venable LLP; Gary R. Greenstein, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati P.C.; Leslie L. Jacobs Jr., Dickstein Shapiro LLP; Robert J. Kimmer, Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC; Joseph W. Ricigliano, Perkins Coie, LLP; Brian P. O’Shaughnessy, RatnerPrestia; Mark A. Williamson, Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto; Damon W. Wright, Venable LLP.
International Law (Two Vacancies): Ignacio J. Alvarez, Alvarez Martinez Law Firm LLC; Parounag Astourian, Astourian and Associates; Mary Ann McGrail, Law Office of M. A. McGrail; Nancy L. Perkins, Arnold & Porter LLP.
Labor and Employment Law (Three Vacancies): Stephani L. Abramson, National Archives & Records Administration; Michelle F. Bercovici, Alden Law Group PLLC; Stephen D. Kong, The Kong Firm PLLC; Marcus C. Migliore, Airline Pilots Association; John M. Remy, Jackson Lewis LLP; Jason C. Schwartz, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Alexis P. Taylor, D.C. Office of Human Rights.
Law Practice Management (Three Vacancies): David M. Allred, Patton Boggs LLP; Sonya N. Armfield, Attorney–at–Law; Eileen Cohen Billinson, WilmerHale LLP; Harelda Mavis Gragg, BuckleySandler LLP; Elena Hung, Law Office of Elena Hung, PLLC; Barry E. Reiferson, Patton Boggs LLP; Ashley C. Scott, Attorney–at–Law; Taryn K. Williams, King & Spalding LLP.
Litigation (Three Vacancies): Jonathan G. Cedarbaum, WilmerHale LLP; Kevin M. Clark, TrustPoint International; Stephen W. Fung, Kalijarvi Chuzi & Newman; Kathleen R. Hartnett, Attorney–at–Law; Michael D. Kass, Hogan Lovells; Courtney L. Weiner, Lewis Baach PLLC.
Real Estate, Housing and Land Use (Two Vacancies): Marc A. Borbely, D.C. Tenants’ Rights Center; June L. Marshall, Eisen & Rome PC; Samantha L. Mazo, Linowes & Blocher LLP; John E. Reid, Tobin, O’Connor & Ewing.
Taxation (Three Vacancies) (and one 2–year term to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of a steering committee member): Joshua T. Brady, Ivins, Phillips & Barker, Chartered; Rachel D. Burke, Furey, Doolan & Abell, LLP; Michael J. Caballero, Covington & Burling LLP; Richard G. Larkins, Ernst & Young LLP; Eileen C. Marshall, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati P.C.; Christian M. McBurney, Nixon Peabody LLP.Tort Law (Three Vacancies): Amy S. Griggs, Regan Zambri Long & Bertram PLLC; Molly P. Hoffman, Fay Kaplan Law, PA; Archie L. Rich II, The Rich Firm, PC; Samuel M. Shapiro, Attorney–at–Law; Daniel S. Singer, Schultz & Trombly, P.L.L.C.; Caragh F. Owens, Fay Kaplan Law, PA.