Center for Law and Public Policy

  • Chair
    Steven M. Puiszis
    Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
    Chicago, IL
  • Vice Chair
    Kathleen M. Guilfoyle
    Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy
    Boston, MA
  • Immediate Past Chair
    Jack B. McCowan, Jr.
    Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP
    San Francisco, CA
  • Officer Liaison
    John F. Kuppens
    Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
    Columbia, SC
  • Ex-Officio
    John R. Kouris
    DRI - Executive Director
    Chicago, IL
  • DRI Liaison
    Tyler M. Howes
    DRI - Deputy Executive Director
    Chicago, IL
  • DRI Liaison
    Tim Kolly
    DRI- Director of The Center for Law & Public Policy
    Chicago, IL
  • DRI Liaison
    Jay Ludlam
    DRI - Director of Publications
    Chicago, IL
  • DRI Liaison
    Kelly Tiffany
    DRI - Project Manager
    Chicago, IL
  • Chair - Legislation and Rules Committee
    Gardner M. Duvall
    Whiteford Taylor & Preston
    Baltimore, MD
  • Chair - Amicus Committee
    Lawrence S. Ebner
    Capital Appellate Advocacy PLLC
    Washington, DC
  • Chair - Alternative Business Systems Working Group
    Thomas L. Feher
    Thompson Hine LLP
    Cleveland, OH
  • Chair - ALI Insurance Task Force
    Matthew S. Foy
    Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP
    San Francisco, CA
  • Chair - MSP Task Force
    Catherine E. Goldhaber
    Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP
    Chicago, IL
  • Chair - Globization Working Group
    Susan E. Gunter
    Dutton Brock LLP
    Toronto, ON
  • Chair - National Poll Working Group
    Michael G. Jones
    Martin Pringle Oliver Wallace & Bauer LLP
    Wichita, KS
  • Chair - Climate Change Task Force
    Sean W. Martin
    Carr Allison
    Chattanooga, TN
  • Chair - Jury Perservation Task Force
    Daniel W. McGrath
    Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
    Chicago, IL
  • Chair - Class Action Task Force
    Michael R. Pennington
    Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
    Birmingham, AL
  • Chair - Issues and Advocacy Committee
    Jill Cranston Rice
    Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
    Morgantown, WV
  • Chair - External Policy Alliances Committee
    Joseph M. Hanna
    Goldberg Segalla LLP
    Buffalo, NY
  • Chair - Federal Rules Task Force
    Karen R. Glickstein
    Jackson Lewis
    Overland Park, KS
  • Chair - Third-Party Funding Working Group
    David H. Levitt
    Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
    Chicago, IL
  • Chair - Artificial Intelligence Working Group
    Edward P. Perdue
    Dickinson Wright
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Chair - Judical Task Force
    Thomas R. Schultz
    Schultz & Pogue
    Indianapolis, IN