Dean's Advisory Council

The Dean's Advisory Council provides the dean with the advice and assistance of individuals whose experiences offer a variety of perspectives on the legal profession in order to advance the quality and standing of the Law School. The Council consists of alumni and members of the legal community at the highest level of their fields.

 

Chair

Corinne Ball, JD ‘78
Jones Day

 

Chairmen Emeriti

 

David R. Berz, BA '70, JD '73

Richard W. Blackburn, JD '67

Douglas E. Davidson, JD '71

 

Darrell L. Dreher, JD '73
Dreher Tomkies, LLP

Jonathan S. Kahan, BA '70, JD '73
Hogan & Lovells US, LLP

 

Members of the Council

 

Raymond Banoun, JD '68
Banoun Law, PLLC

Charles A. Berardesco, JD '83

Weston D. Burnett, JD '75, LLM '83
Creative Planning, Inc.

Daniel Thomas Donovan, JD '96 
Kirkland & Ellis, LLP 

Sunny S. Dupree, JD '68

David B. Falk, JD '75
FAME 

Deborah Gersh, JD '83 
Ropes & Gray, LLP 

Hon. Steven M. Goldman, JD '76
PBM Capital Group

John S. Jenkins, Jr., JD '94
TE Connectivity, LTD.

Jeffrey I. Kohn, JD '84
O’Melveny & Myers, LLP

 

Arthur F. Lafionatis, JD '80
Law Offices of Arthur F. Lafionatis, PC

Lianne Lazetera, JD ’88
Schlesinger, Lazetera & Auchincloss, LLP

John Lewis, Jr., JD ’90 
Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP

The Honorable Carlos F. Lucero, JD ’64

Seth H. Lundy, JD '96
King & Spalding, LLP  

David K. Moskowitz, JD '83
DISH Network Corporation

Earle H. O’Donnell, JD '75 

Cynthia M. Patton, JD ’86
Verily Life Sciences, LLC

Edwin L. Phelps, JD '68
Phelps Enterprises International

Daniel C. Schwartz, JD '69
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, LLP

 

Teresa M. Schwartz, JD '71
GW Law

Jeff Schweon, JD '89
Williams Jones Wealth Management, LLC

Barry A. Shenkman
Jacob Burns Foundation

The Hon. Thomas F. Smegal, Jr., JD '61
Law Offices of Thomas Smegal

Ira L. Sorkin, JD '68
Mintz & Gold, LLP

Karen O. Stempel, JD '82
Lexolution, LLC

Scott C. Taylor, JD '92
Symantex Corporation

Carrie Valiant, JD ’83
Epstein Becker Green

Stephen N. Young, JD '84
Ernst & Young, LLP

 

Members Emeriti

 

Kenneth E. Adelsberg, JD ‘79

The Hon. William P. Barr, JD '77

Mark H. Chichester, JD '93
Atlas Research

Gary C. Granoff, BBA '69, JD '73 
Granoff, Walker & Forlenza, PC

Jonathan L. Greenblatt, JD '80
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Franklin L. Haney, LLB '65
Franklin Haney Company

 

The Hon. James F. Humphreys, JD '78
James F. Humphreys & Associates

Thomas L. Mills, JD '75
Mills Black, LLP

William J. Mutryn, II, JD '75
Bluestone Investment Partners

Lisa M. Owen, JD '84
LV Adhesive, Inc.

Robert L. Patron, JD '98

 

The Honorable Gerald Rosen, JD '79
JAMS

Mary L. Schapiro, JD '80
Promontory Financial Group, LLC

William H. Shawn, BA '70, JD '73
Shawn Coulson International Lawyers

The Honorable John W. Snow, JD '67
JWS Associates, LLC

Douglas M. Steenland, JD '76
AlG, Inc.