Board of Directors

Board of Directors


Organizational affiliations are supplied for purposes of identification only.

  • G. Elaine Wood, Chair
    Managing Director, Disputes & Investigations
    Duff & Phelps, LLC

  • Loria B. Yeadon, First Vice Chair
    Yeadon IP LLC

  • Laura A. Wilkinson, Vice Chair
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

  • Deborah L. Rhode, Vice Chair
    McFarland Professor of Law
    Stanford University School of Law

  • Jay W. Waks, Vice Chair
    Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel
    American Kennel Club

  • Susan B. Lindenauer, Treasurer
    The Legal Aid Society (retired)

  • Eileen Simon, Secretary
    General Counsel, Global Business

  • Elizabeth J. Cabraser, At Large
    Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

  • Beth Kaufman General Counsel (non-voting)
    Schoeman Updike Kaufman & Gerber LLP

  • Carol Baldwin Moody
    President and CEO
    Legal Momentum


      • Esha Bandyopadhyay
        Fish & Richardson PC

      • Dede Thompson Bartlett
        Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow
        Davenport University

      • Glynna Christian
        Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP

      • Ethan Cohen-Cole, PhD, MPA, MA
        Managing Director
        Vega Economics

      • Alexis S. Coll-Very
        Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

      • Meena L. Elliott

      • Kim Gandy
        President and CEO
        National Network to End Domestic Violence

      • Vilia B. Hayes
        Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

      • Matthew S. Kahn
        Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

      • Robert M. Kaufman
        Proskauer Rose LLP

      • Amy Dorn Kopelan
        Bedlam Productions, Inc.

      • Amy Leder
        Holland & Knight

      • Lori B. Leskin
        Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

      • Stephanie A. Sheridan
        Steptoe & Johnson LLP

      • Karen E. Silverman
        Latham & Watkins

Honorary Directors

    • Muriel Fox, Chair

    • Barbara M. Cox

    • Etta Froio
      Contributing Senior Executive Editor
      W/Women’s Wear Daily (retired)

    • Stephanie George
      Vice Chairman
      Fairchild Fashion Media Inc.

    • Ralph I. Knowles, Jr. (deceased)

    • Michele Coleman Mayes
      Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
      New York Public Library

    • Lisa Specht
      Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

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