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Board of Directors

 

Officers & Executive Committee

Brian L. Shaw
Chairman
Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC
Chicago, IL

Brian L. Shaw
Jeffrey N. Pomerantz

Jeffrey N. Pomerantz
President
Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP
Los Angeles, CA

 

James Patrick Shea
Immediate Past President
Armstrong Teasdale LLP
Las Vegas, NV

James Patrick Shea

Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff
President—Elect
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ill.)
Chicago, IL

 

Douglas E. Deutsch
Vice President—Education
Clifford Chance US LLP
New York, NY

Douglas E. Deutsch

Hon. Barbara J. Houser
Vice President—Research/Grants
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Tex.)
Dallas, TX

 

Edward T. Gavin
Vice President—Development
Gavin/Solmonese LLC
Wilmington, DE

R. Scott Williams
Vice President—Membership
Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.A.
Birmingham, AL

 

Hon. Deborah L. Thorne
Vice President—Communication & Information Technology
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ill.)
Chicago, IL

Alane A. Becket
Vice President—Publications
Becket & Lee, LLP
Malvern, PA

 

Ronald J. Silverman
Vice President—International Affairs
Hogan Lovells US LLP
New York, NY

Michael L. Bernstein
Treasurer
Arnold & Porter LLP
Washington, DC

 

Hon. Dennis R. Dow
Secretary
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (W.D. Mo.)
Kansas City, MO

Jay M. Goffman
Executive Committee At Large
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
New York, NY

 

Douglas L. Lutz
Executive Committee At Large
Frost Brown Todd LLC
Cincinnati, OH

Damian S. Schaible
Executive Committee At Large
Davis Polk Wardwell LLP
New York, NY

 

Mark G. Stingley
Executive Committee At Large
Bryan Cave LLP
Kansas City, MO

Samuel J. Gerdano
Executive Director
Alexandria, VA

 

 

ABI Board Members

Derek C. Abbott
Derek C. Abbott
Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell, LLP
Wilmington, DE
Eric Anderson
Eric W. Anderson
Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP
Atlanta, GA
Martin R. Barash
Martin R. Barash
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (C.D. Cal.)
Los Angeles, CA
Lisa G. Beckerman
Lisa Beckerman
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
New York, NY
Jessica C.K. Boelter
Jessica C.K. Boelter
Sidley Austin LLP
Chicago, IL
Hon. Kevin J. Carey
Hon. Kevin J. Carey
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Del.)
Wilmington, DE
Kathryn Coleman
Kathryn Coleman
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
New York, NY
Daniel P. Collins
Hon. Daniel P. Collins
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Ariz.)
Phoenix, AZ
Paul H. Deutch
Paul H. Deutch
Rust Omni
New York, NY
Mary Grace Diehl
Hon. Mary Grace Diehl
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ga.)
Atlanta, GA
Lisa Donahue
Lisa J. Donahue
AlixPartners LLP
New York, NY
Daniel F. Dooley
Daniel F. Dooley
MorrisAnderson
Chicago, IL
Hon. Robert D. Drain
Hon. Robert D. Drain
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. N.Y.)
White Plains, NY
Hon. Michael A. Fagone
Hon. Michael A. Fagone
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Maine)
Portland, ME
Tinamarie Feil
Tinamarie Feil
BMC Group
New York, NY
Jay M. Goffman
Jay M. Goffman
Skadden, Arps, Slate,
Meagher & Flom LLP; New York, NY
Lisa Sommers Gretchko
Lisa Sommers Gretchko
Howard & Howard Attorneys, PLLC
Royal Oak, MI
Prof. Michelle M. Harner
Prof. Michelle M. Harner
University of Maryland School of Law
Baltimore, MD
Hon. Bruce A. Harwood
Hon. Bruce A. Harwood
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. N.H.)
Manchester, NH
William H. Henrich
William H. Henrich
Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC
New York, NY
Thomas Michael Horan
Thomas Michael Horan
Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC
Wilmington, DE
Hon. Laurel Myerson Isicoff
Hon. Laurel Myerson Isicoff
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Fla.)
Miami, FL
Soneet Kapila
Soneet R. Kapila
KapilaMukamal, LLP
Miami, FL
Eve H. Karasik
Eve H. Karasik
Levene, Neale, Bender, Yoo & Brill
Los Angeles, CA
Teresa C. Kohl
Teresa C. Kohl
SSG Capital Advisors, LLC
New York, NY
David R. Kuney
David R. Kuney
Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP
Washington, DC

Richard S. Lauter
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Chicago, IL

Franklind Davis Lea
Tactical Financial Consulting, LLC
Alpharetta, GA

David P. Leibowitz
Lakelaw
Chicago, IL
Prof. Lois R. Lupica
Prof. Lois R. Lupica
University of Maine School of Law
Portland, ME
Douglas Lutz
Douglas L. Lutz
Frost Brown Todd LLC
Cincinnati, OH
Mark M. Maloney
Mark M. Maloney
King & Spalding
Atlanta, GA
Jerry M. Markowitz
Jerry M. Markowitz
Markowitz Ringel Trusty + Hartog P.A.
Miami, FL
Deidre A. McGuiness
Deidre A. McGuiness
Epiq Systems, Inc.
New York, NY
Nina M. Parker
Nina M. Parker
Parker & Associates
Winchester, MA
Hon. Pamela Pepper
Hon. Pamela Pepper
U.S. District Court (E.D. Wis.)
Milwaukee, WI
Nancy Rapoport
Prof. Nancy Rapoport
William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
Las Vegas, NV
Patricia A. Redmond
Patricia A. Redmond
Stearns, Weaver, Miller, Weissler, Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.; Miami, FL
Robert P. Reynolds
Robert P. Reynolds
Reynolds, Reynolds & Little, LLC
Tuscaloosa, AL
Mitchell Ryan
Mitchell Ryan
Donlin, Recano & Company, Inc.
Orange, CA
Damian S. Schaible
Damian S. Schaible
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
New York, NY
Kelly Beaudin Stepleton
Kelly Beaudin Stapleton
Alvarez & Marsal
New York, NY
Mark G. Stingley
Mark G. Stingley
Bryan Cave LLP
Kansas City, MO
Annerose Tashiro
Annerose Tashiro
Schultze & Braun
Achern, Germany
John Tittle
John Tittle
Tittle Advisory Group, Inc.
Irving, TX
Christopher A. Ward
Christopher A. Ward
Polsinelli
Wilmington, DE
Risa Lynn Wolf-Smith
Risa Lynn Wolf-Smith
Holland & Hart LLP
Denver, CO

Board Committees

Communications & Info. Technology: 

Hon. Deborah L. Thorne (VP)

Eric W. Anderson 

Hon. Daniel P. Collins 

Hon. Bruce A. Harwood 

Thomas Michael Horan 

Deirdre A. McGuinness 

Development Committee: 

Edward T. Gavin (VP) 

Richard S. Lauter 

Jerry M. Markowitz 

Robert P. Reynolds 

Mitchell Ryan 

Kelly Beaudin Stapleton 

Christopher A. Ward 

Finance Committee:

Michael L. Bernstein (Treasurer) 

Daniel F. Dooley 

Hon. Michael A. Fagone 

William H. Henrich 

Soneet R. Kapila 

Teresa C. Kohl 

John Tittle 

 
 

International Committee:

Ronald J. Silverman (VP) 

Lisa J. Donahue 

Hon. Robert D. Drain 

Tinamarie Feil 

Jay M. Goffman 

Annerose Tashiro 

 

 

 

 

Education Committee:

Douglas E. Deutsch (VP) 

Derek C. Abbott 

Martin R. Barash 

Lisa G. Beckerman 

Jessica C.K. Boelter 

Franklind Davis Lea 

Douglas L. Lutz 

Nina M. Parker 

Hon. Pamela Pepper 

Membership Committee: 

R. Scott Williams (VP) 

Hon. Kevin J. Carey 

Kathryn A. Coleman 

Paul H. Deutch 

Eve H. Karasik 

David P. Leibowitz 

Mark M. Maloney 

Damian S. Schaible 

Mark G. Stingley 

 
 
 

Publications Committee: 

Alane A. Becket (VP) 

Hon. Dennis R. Dow 

Lisa Sommers Gretchko 

David R. Kuney 

Patricia A. Redmond 

Risa Lynn Wolf-Smith 

Research Grant Committee:

Hon. Barbara J. Houser (VP)

Hon. Mary Grace Diehl 

Prof. Michelle M. Harner 

Hon. Laurel M. Isicoff 

Prof. Lois R. Lupica