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Communities Committee

The Communities Committee (Committee) will oversee the operation of the D.C. Bar Communities Program by facilitating Communities-wide programming and content, volunteer opportunities, and member engagement initiatives. The committee shall consist of not more than 11 persons, appointed by the President, with the approval of the Board for staggered two–year terms, with no person to serve more than three consecutive terms.

Community Members:
Mr. Alexander Lyman Reid- Chair
Ms. Kimberly M Eney- Vice-Chair
Mr. Geoffrey M Klineberg- Ex-Officio
Mr. Chad T Sarchio- Ex-Officio
Mrs. Candace L Smith-Tucker- Staff Liaison
Ms. Felicia C Battista
Ms. Michelle F Bercovici
Mr. James S Bubar
Mr. Charles R Lowery, Jr.
Mr. Thomas C Mugavero
Mr. Matthew Louis Perdoni
Ms. Caroline J Rogus
Mr. Daniel S Schumack
Mr. Alexei M Silverman

The Administrative Law and Agency Practice Community addresses issues at the forefront of administrative law and procedure at both the federal and local levels. It offers a diverse range of programs of interest to attorneys in private practice, government, and public interest law. One of its most popular events is the annual Harold Leventhal Lecture.

Steering Committee Members:
Ms. Tonya M Butler-Truesdale
DC Government Dept. of Housing and Community Development
1800 Martin Luther King Avenue, Se
Washington, DC 20020
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)442-7214

Mr. Zaheer Arif Maskatia
Department of Veterans Affairs
425 I Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
UNITED STATES


Mr. Daniel W Wolff
Crowell & Moring LLP
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue Nw
Washington, DC 20004-2595
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)624-2621





The Antitrust and Consumer Law Community deals with business competition, trade regulation, and consumer protection under national, international, state, and District of Columbia law. The Community’s activities include programs on legal and policy issues, comments to government bodies, publications, and consumer education. The Community encourages lawyers, economists, academics, and students to attend its programs, and planning meetings of its Antitrust Committee and Consumer Affairs Committee.

Steering Committee Members:
Mr. John R Ingrassia- Chair
Proskauer Rose LLP
1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW Ste 600
Washington, DC 20004-2531
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)416-6869
Fax: (202)416-6899

Ms. Erin Brianne McNamee- Vice-Chair
White & Case LLP
701 Thirteen Street NW
Washington, DC 20005-3807
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)729-2458

Ms. Erin Brianne McNamee- Public Statement Designee
White & Case LLP
701 Thirteen Street NW
Washington, DC 20005-3807
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)729-2458

Mr. David C Kully- Practice Manual Coordinator
Holland & Knight


Mr. Richard Victor Rodriguez- Practice Manual Coordinator
Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
Email:
Phone: (202)727-6337

Ms. Erin Brianne McNamee- Nominating Committee Chair
White & Case LLP
701 Thirteen Street NW
Washington, DC 20005-3807
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)729-2458

Ms. Naomi Indira Claxton- Community Outreach Coordinator
The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
441 4th ST NW Ste 600s
Washington, DC 20001-2714
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-442-9894

Mr. John R Ingrassia- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
Proskauer Rose LLP
1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW Ste 600
Washington, DC 20004-2531
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)416-6869
Fax: (202)416-6899

Mr. David C Kully- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
Holland & Knight


Ms. Naomi Indira Claxton- Connect Coordinator
The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
441 4th ST NW Ste 600s
Washington, DC 20001-2714
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-442-9894





The Arts, Entertainment, Media and Sports Law Community explores the legal and business issues in the arts, entertainment, sports, and media fields. It seeks to address current and relevant issues in these fields whether commercial or not-for-profit, amateur, or professional.

Through its seminars, educational programs, and projects, the Community aims not only to create an informational network among those who practice or share an interest in media, arts, entertainment, and sports law, but also to promote opportunities in these fields; to share our knowledge with students at local high schools, universities, and law schools; and to strengthen the ties between the District’s legal community and its rich cultural, entertainment, and sports communities.

Steering Committee Members:
Ms. Cynthia Ann Gierhart- Co-Chair
Holland & Knight
800 17th ST NW Ste 1100
Washington, DC 20006-3962
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)469-5416

Mr. Hardeep Singh Grover- Co-Chair
Tresquire Legal Services
300 New Jersey Ave NW Ste 900
Washington, DC 20001-2271
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (703)362-4886

Ms. Jennifer Anne Nelson- Public Statement Designee
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
1156 15th ST NW Ste 1020
Washington, DC 20005-1754
UNITED STATES


Mr. Maxwell S Mishkin- Practice Manual Coordinator
Ballard Spahr LLP
1909 K ST NW FL 12
Washington, DC 20006-1152
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)508-1140
Fax: 2026612299

Mr. Micah Joseph Ratner- Nominating Committee Chair
National Public Radio, Inc.
1111 N Capitol ST NE Ofc OF
Washington, DC 20002-7502
UNITED STATES


Mr. Hardeep Singh Grover- Community Outreach Coordinator
Tresquire Legal Services
300 New Jersey Ave NW Ste 900
Washington, DC 20001-2271
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (703)362-4886

Mr. Hardeep Singh Grover- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
Tresquire Legal Services
300 New Jersey Ave NW Ste 900
Washington, DC 20001-2271
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (703)362-4886

Ms. Jennifer Anne Nelson- Connect Coordinator
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
1156 15th ST NW Ste 1020
Washington, DC 20005-1754
UNITED STATES




Arts and Entertainment

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Hardeep Singh Grover- Chair
Tresquire Legal Services
300 New Jersey Ave NW Ste 900
Washington, DC 20001-2271
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (703)362-4886



Media Law Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Nicholas G Gamse- Co-Chair
Williams & Connolly LLP
725 12th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)434-5000
Fax: (202)434-5029

Mr. Thomas G Hentoff- Co-Chair
Williams & Connolly LLP
Email:
Phone: (202)434-5000



Sports Law

Sub-Community Members:
Mrs. Kassandra Caroline Ramsey- Chair
The Law Office of Kassandra Ramsey P.L.L.C.
PO Box 39172
Washington, DC 20016-9172
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202) 350-1336





The Community serves lawyers interested in the practice of corporation, finance, or securities law. Its activities aim to facilitate professional growth and networking by:
  • advancing members’ professional development and competence by offering educational programs and publications
  • keeping members informed about changes and developments in the law and publishing information about those subjects
  • monitoring legislative and regulatory developments and commenting on issues within the community’s areas of expertise
  • providing a forum for discussing corporation, finance, and securities law practice
  • fulfilling the Bar’s commitment to public service and community outreach
The Community sponsors activities to fulfill these objectives including luncheon and evening educational programs, receptions, and meetings.

Steering Committee Members:
Ms. Leila S Bham- Chair
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F Street NE
Washington, DC 20549
UNITED STATES


Mr. Peter Y Malyshev- Vice-Chair
Reed Smith LLP
1301 K Street NW Suite 1000-East Tower
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-414-9185
Fax: 202-414-9299

Mr. Gerald W Hodgkins- Public Statement Designee
Covington & Burling LLP
850 10th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4956
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)662-5263

Mr. Stephen L Cohen- Practice Manual Coordinator
Sidley Austin
1501 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)736-8682

Mr. Bradley J Bondi- Nominating Committee Chair
Cahill Gordon & Reindel
1990 K Street NW Suite 950
Washington, DC 20006
UNITED STATES


Mr. Peter Y Malyshev- Community Outreach Coordinator
Reed Smith LLP
1301 K Street NW Suite 1000-East Tower
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-414-9185
Fax: 202-414-9299

Mr. Bradley J Bondi- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
Cahill Gordon & Reindel
1990 K Street NW Suite 950
Washington, DC 20006
UNITED STATES


Mr. Michael L Post- Non-Steering Connect Coord.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
1800 K ST NW
Washington, DC 20006-2202
UNITED STATES




Corporate Law and Business

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Karen J Garnett- Chair
Proskauer Rose LLP
1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Suite 600 South
Washington, DC 20004-2533
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-416-6850



Derivatives and Futures Law

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Micah S.B. Green- Co-Chair
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
1330 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036-1795
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)429-6290

Mr. Peter Y Malyshev- Co-Chair
Reed Smith LLP
1301 K Street NW Suite 1000-East Tower
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-414-9185
Fax: 202-414-9299



Diversity and Inclusion in Business and Finance

Sub-Community Members:
Mrs. De'Ana H Dow- Chair
Capitol Counsel, LLC
700 13th St N.W. Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES


Mr. Frantz Jacques- Vice-Chair
Jordan Guydon LLP
1717 K Street NW Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)216-9797
Fax: 2022169876



FinTech Regulation & Enforcement

Sub-Community Members:
Mrs. Petal Pearl Walker- Chair
WilmerHale
1875 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006-3642
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-663-6880 (5794)
Fax: 202-663-6363

Mr. Frantz Jacques- Vice-Chair
Jordan Guydon LLP
1717 K Street NW Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)216-9797
Fax: 2022169876



Investment Management & Broker-Dealer Regulation

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Christopher P Healey- Co-Chair
Grifols Shared Services North America Inc.
1717 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Suite 250
Washington, DC 20006
UNITED STATES


Ms. Christine Ayako Schleppegrell- Co-Chair
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F St NE
Washignton, DC 20549
UNITED STATES




Investor Rights

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Deborah R Meshulam- Co-Chair
DLA Piper LLP (US)
500 8th ST NW
Washington, DC 20004-2131
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)799-4511
Fax: 2027995511

Ms. Anne-Valerie S Mirko- Co-Chair
Baker & McKenzie LLP
815 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006-4004
UNITED STATES




Securities Enforcement

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Kara Novaco Brockmeyer- Chair
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
801 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004-2615
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)383-8120





The Community sponsors educational and practice-building programs in the areas of criminal law and protection of individual rights. On occasion, the Criminal Law and Individual Rights Community comments on pending or proposed legislation, court rule changes, and other matters of interest within the community’s areas of expertise.

Past Community activities have included:
  • sponsoring brown-bag lunch programs, panel discussion, and individual speakers addressing current developments in the law.
  • offering publications for purchase to aid in members’ practice of law
  • organizing activities designed to benefit D.C. residents by improving awareness of individuals’ legal rights and responsibilities under the law.


Steering Committee Members:
Mr. Fabio Leonardi- Chair
U.S. Attorney's Office




Appellate Practice and Individual Rights

Sub-Community Members:
Robin M Earnest- Chair
Earnest Attorney at Law, LLC
REarnestLaw@gmail.com
DVM area, MD 20738
UNITED STATES




National Security

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Guillermo S Christensen- Co-Chair
Ice Miller LLP
200 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001-1429
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)572-1609

Ms. Molly E White- Co-Chair
US Dept of State - Directorate of Defense Trade Controls
2401 E St. NW
Dc, DC 20002
UNITED STATES


Mr. Fabio Leonardi- Vice-Chair
U.S. Attorney's Office




White Collar Crime

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Kevin B Muhlendorf- Co-Chair
Wiley Rein LLP
1776 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)719-7052

Ms. Erin Kathleen Sullivan- Co-Chair
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
1615 L Street N.W. Suite 1350
Washington, DC 20036
UNITED STATES


Mr. Roderick L Thomas- Co-Chair
Wiley Rein LLP
1776 K ST NW
Washington, DC 20006-2304
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)719-7035

Ms. Katherine M Dubyak- Vice-Chair
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
1330 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036-1704
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-429-6413

Mr. Fabio Leonardi- Vice-Chair
U.S. Attorney's Office






The District of Columbia Affairs Community serves all attorneys who live, work, or have interest in the District, and members who practice before or work with the D.C. Council and the Executive Branch or the court system. The Community monitors legislative, judicial, and related legal developments affecting the District of Columbia. Other key missions are to provide a forum for the membership to network with key government officials and business and community leaders and to offer relevant professional development.

Steering Committee Members:
Ms. Rochelle M Howard- Co-Chair
D.C. Office of Police Complaints
1400 I ST NW Ste 700
Washington, DC 20005-6518
UNITED STATES


Ms. Sally B Kram- Co-Chair

Email:
Phone: (202)841-4226 (160)
Fax: 2023317925

Mr. Daniel P Meyer- Public Statement Designee
Tully Rinckey PLLC


Mrs. Marther Thomas Doneghy- Practice Manual Coordinator
The Doneghy Firm
800 Maine Ave SW Ste 200
Washington, DC 20024-2811
UNITED STATES


Ms. Ann C Wilcox- Practice Manual Coordinator
Law Office of Ann Wilcox
Email:
Phone: (202)441-3265

Ms. Sally B Kram- Nominating Committee Chair

Email:
Phone: (202)841-4226 (160)
Fax: 2023317925

Mrs. Marther Thomas Doneghy- Community Outreach Coordinator
The Doneghy Firm
800 Maine Ave SW Ste 200
Washington, DC 20024-2811
UNITED STATES


Ms. Rochelle M Howard- Connect Coordinator
D.C. Office of Police Complaints
1400 I ST NW Ste 700
Washington, DC 20005-6518
UNITED STATES


Ms. Alicia June Yass- Non-Steering Committee Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
Office of Police Complaints
1400 I St NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-727-7585

Mr. Daniel Joseph Mayer
DC Rental Housing Commission
441 4th ST NW Ste 1140bn
Washington, DC 20001-2714
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-442-7176



Legislative Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Sally B Kram- Chair

Email:
Phone: (202)841-4226 (160)
Fax: 2023317925



Litigation Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Daniel Joseph Mayer- Chair
DC Rental Housing Commission
441 4th ST NW Ste 1140bn
Washington, DC 20001-2714
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-442-7176



Programs Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Ann C Wilcox- Chair
Law Office of Ann Wilcox
Email:
Phone: (202)441-3265

Ms. Angela C Parsons- Vice-Chair
D.C. Government, Office of the Secretary
441 4th ST NW Ste 520S
Washington, DC 20001-2714
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)727-9664



Secretary

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Daniel Joseph Mayer- Chair
DC Rental Housing Commission
441 4th ST NW Ste 1140bn
Washington, DC 20001-2714
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-442-7176





The Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Community focuses on new and significant legislative, regulatory, judicial, and policy developments in the fields of environmental, energy, and natural resources. Information on such developments is provided through regular programs and periodic updates to the D.C. Practice Manual. The Community covers the full range of environment, energy, and natural resources issues, including enforcement trends, insurance issues, emerging regulatory issues, legislative initiatives, litigation trends, and public policy proposals. The Community also organizes career panels and provides and promotes networking and pro bono opportunities.

The Community has standing committees on energy law, animal welfare, Indian law, air and water quality, and remediation and environmental liability.

Steering Committee Members:
Jennifer Weijie Li- Co-Chair
Georgetown Law Center
600 New Jersey Ave NW Ste 120
Washington, DC 20001-2022
UNITED STATES


Mr. Shengzhi Li- Co-Chair
US EPA
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20460
UNITED STATES


Ms. Elizabeth A Schuster- Public Statement Designee



Mr. Wesley J Heath- Practice Manual Coordinator
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
1330 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036-1704
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)429-3048

Ms. Cheryl T Rose- Nominating Committee Chair
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20585
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-586-2449

Ms. Elizabeth A Schuster- Community Outreach Coordinator



Ms. Elizabeth A Schuster- Connect Coordinator





Administrative Law Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Rufus Justin Smith- Chair
United States Department of Justice
3619 Van Ness St., NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20008-3130
UNITED STATES




Air Quality Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Dustin Javad Maghamfar- Co-Chair
U.S. House of Representatives
2125 Rayburn House Office Building 45 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20515
UNITED STATES


Mrs. Alexandra Heather Magill Bromer- Co-Chair
Perkins Coie LLP
700 13th ST NW Ste 800
Washington, DC 20005-5938
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)654-6218
Fax: 2026549946



Animal Law Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Rebecca Ann Cary- Co-Chair
Humane Society of the United States
1255 23rd Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
UNITED STATES


Mr. Gregory M. Lipper- Co-Chair
Clinton & Peed
777 6th Street NW 11th Floor
Washington, DC 20001
UNITED STATES
Email:
Fax: 2022046320



Civil & Criminal Enforcement Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Conrad Willis Bolston- Co-Chair
Vinson & Elkins LLP
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 500W
Washington, DC 20037
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)639-6624

Jeffrey Todd Hammons, II- Co-Chair
Environmental Law & Policy Center
1440 G ST NW Environmental Law & Policy Center
Washington, DC 20005-2001
UNITED STATES




Climate

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Lisa Anne Hamilton- Chair
Georgetown Climate Center
1350 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20036
UNITED STATES




D.C. EENR Law and Practice Manual

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Kathryn P Caballero- Chair
US Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Ave NW # 1147a Office of Civil Enforcement
Washington, DC 20460-0001
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)564-1849



Energy Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Joseph B Nelson- Co-Chair
Van Ness Feldman LLP
1050 Thomas Jefferson Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)298-1894
Fax: 2023382416

Mr. Peter J Schaumberg- Co-Chair
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
1350 I Street NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005-3311
UNITED STATES




Environmental Justice

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Neil Edward Gormley- Chair
Earthjustice
1001 G ST NW Ste 1000
Washington, DC 20001-4545
UNITED STATES




Indian Law Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Haninah Z Levine- Co-Chair
U.S. Department of the Interior
1849 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20240
UNITED STATES




International Environmental and Resource Law Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Maram Salaheldin- Co-Chair



Mrs. Sarah V Stewart- Co-Chair
Silverado Policy Accelerator
Email:
Phone: (973)452-4426



Public Lands Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. James M Auslander- Co-Chair
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
1350 I Street NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005-3311
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)789-6009
Fax: 2027896190

Ms. Stacey M Bosshardt- Co-Chair
USDOJ
601 D Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)514-2912
Fax: 2023050506



Remediation and Environmental Liability Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Robert A Conrad- Chair
Van Ness Feldman LLP
1050 Thomas Jefferson ST NW Ste 7
Washington, DC 20007-3837
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)298-1927



Sustainability and Environment Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Eric P Bock- Chair
Law Offices of Eric P Bock PLLC
5335 Wisconsin Ave Suite 640
Washington, DC 20015
UNITED STATES




Water Quality and Water Resources Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Cynthia L Taub- Chair
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
1330 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036-1704
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)429-8133





The Estates, Trusts and Probate Law Community, through programs, a newsletter, and a case digest, advises its members of judicial, procedural, legislative, and practice developments pertaining to estate planning and administration. The Community assists with the development of legislation in these areas, and plans and participates in projects of interest, including community outreach, that serve its members, the Bar, and the public.

Steering Committee Members:
Ms. Michelle Lynn Evans- Co-Chair
Offit Kurman, P.A.
7501 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1000w
Bethesda, MD 20814-6578
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 240-507-1728

Ms. Lisa H Orlow- Co-Chair

503 D Street NW Suite 200
Washington, DC 20001
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)236-2888

Ms. Priya P Royal- Public Statement Designee
Royal Law Firm PLLC
1200 G Street NW Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (877)780-8955

Ms. Michelle Lynn Evans- Practice Manual Coordinator
Offit Kurman, P.A.
7501 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1000w
Bethesda, MD 20814-6578
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 240-507-1728

Ms. Lisa H Orlow- Nominating Committee Chair

503 D Street NW Suite 200
Washington, DC 20001
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)236-2888

Mr. Oren Goldberg- Community Outreach Coordinator
Pasternak & Fidis, P.C.
7735 Old Georgetown RD Ste 1100
Bethesda, MD 20814-6183
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 301-656-8850 (418)

Mr. Oren Goldberg- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
Pasternak & Fidis, P.C.
7735 Old Georgetown RD Ste 1100
Bethesda, MD 20814-6183
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 301-656-8850 (418)

Ms. Priya P Royal- Connect Coordinator
Royal Law Firm PLLC
1200 G Street NW Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (877)780-8955



Community Member of the Year Committee

Sub-Community Members:




The Family Law Community offers educational programs of interest to attorneys and other professionals in private practice, government, alternative dispute resolution, and academia. It promotes continuing discussions between the bench and the Bar, monitors local and federal legislation on children and families, promotes efficiency in management of family law services, and supports public service activities.

Steering Committee Members:
Ms. Jamie Sparano- Co-Chair
Legal Aid Society of D.C.
1331 H Street NW Suite 350
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)386-6679

Mr. Marshall Emery Yaap- Co-Chair
Offit | Kurman
8171 Maple Lawn Blvd Ste 200
Fulton, MD 20759-2521
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (240)507-1754
Fax: (240)507-1735

Ms. Elizabeth Audrey Selmo- Public Statement Designee
Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP
1129 20th Street NW Fourth Floor
Washington, DC 20036
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)466-8960

Ms. Elizabeth Audrey Selmo- Practice Manual Coordinator
Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP
1129 20th Street NW Fourth Floor
Washington, DC 20036
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)466-8960

Ms. Keely A Magyar- Nominating Committee Chair
Office of the Attorney General for D.C.
200 I ST SE
Washington, DC 20003-3317
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)442-6168
Fax: 2027300497

Ms. Jamie Sparano- Community Outreach Coordinator
Legal Aid Society of D.C.
1331 H Street NW Suite 350
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)386-6679

Ms. Emily Antoinette Petrino- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
200 I ST SE
Washington, DC 20003-3317
UNITED STATES
Email:

Ms. Keely A Magyar- Connect Coordinator
Office of the Attorney General for D.C.
200 I ST SE
Washington, DC 20003-3317
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)442-6168
Fax: 2027300497





The Government Contracts Community provides programs to advance the development of its members and foster discussion of developments and issues affecting federal and local government procurement law and litigation. The Community also actively engages in community projects and monitors procurement reform initiatives affecting the District of Columbia government. Its members include judges and representatives from government, law firms, and corporations.

Steering Committee Members:
Mr. Alexander Orlando Canizares- Co-Chair
Perkins Coie LLP
700 13th ST NW
Washington, DC 20005-3960
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-654-1769

Ms. Erin Loraine Felix- Co-Chair
Polsinelli PC
1401 I ST NW Ste 800
Washington, DC 20005-2295
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)626-8375
Fax: 2023797705

Ms. Amy E Garber- Public Statement Designee
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
1615 L ST NW Ste 1350
Washington, DC 20036-5668
UNITED STATES


Mr. Matthew J Madalo- Practice Manual Coordinator
Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
1881 Campus Commons Drive Suite 200
Reston, VA 20191
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (703)483-2000

Ms. Erin Loraine Felix- Nominating Committee Chair
Polsinelli PC
1401 I ST NW Ste 800
Washington, DC 20005-2295
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)626-8375
Fax: 2023797705

Mr. Alexander Orlando Canizares- Community Outreach Coordinator
Perkins Coie LLP
700 13th ST NW
Washington, DC 20005-3960
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-654-1769

Mr. Zachary David Prince- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC
8000 Towers Crescent Drive Suite 900
Vienna, VA 22182
UNITED STATES
Email:
Fax: 7038476312

Mr. Zachary David Prince- Connect Coordinator
Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC
8000 Towers Crescent Drive Suite 900
Vienna, VA 22182
UNITED STATES
Email:
Fax: 7038476312



Construction

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Amy E Garber- Chair
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
1615 L ST NW Ste 1350
Washington, DC 20036-5668
UNITED STATES






The Health Law Community focuses on issues of interest to practitioners in the field of health law through programs and publications, including a periodic newsletter, and by providing information and comments on current legislative and regulatory changes in the areas of health care administration, bio-medical ethics, regulatory practice, Medicare, Medicaid, litigation and finance. The Community sponsors a new practitioners’ committee and a programs committee and is always looking for new volunteers.

Steering Committee Members:
Ms. Allison M Cohen- Chair
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
901 K Street Suite 900
Washington, DC 20001
UNITED STATES


Mr. Timothy MB Farrell- Vice-Chair
MBI Health Services, LLC
7200 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814-4811
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (301)986-1595 (136)

Ms. L'Kel C.T. Little- Public Statement Designee
March of Dimes


Mr. Timothy MB Farrell- Practice Manual Coordinator
MBI Health Services, LLC
7200 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814-4811
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (301)986-1595 (136)

Mia Faye Olsen- Nominating Committee Chair
Department of Behavioral Health
64 New York Ave. NE 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20002
UNITED STATES


Mia Faye Olsen- Community Outreach Coordinator
Department of Behavioral Health
64 New York Ave. NE 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20002
UNITED STATES


Mr. Timothy MB Farrell- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
MBI Health Services, LLC
7200 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814-4811
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (301)986-1595 (136)

Ms. L'Kel C.T. Little- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
March of Dimes


Ms. L'Kel C.T. Little- Connect Coordinator
March of Dimes






The Intellectual Property Law Community is comprised of lawyers in private, public, and corporate practices. It provides a forum for addressing intellectual property law issues that affect individuals, small businesses, corporations, and public policy.

The Community sponsors committees in the areas of copyright, trademark, patent and trade secret law—and one for new practitioners—that organize and sponsor programs throughout the year on topics of general interest, current issues and practice tips. The IP Law Community, one of the Bar’s largest and most active, offers unique opportunities to hear and meet with speakers at the forefront of their fields.

The community has a history of creating and coordinating innovative programs that reflect a deep commitment to the welfare of the District of Columbia and its residents. The community has been involved in judging science fairs in the D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) and matching computer donors with these schools, holding book drives, promoting literacy programs, and participating in community clean-ups.

Steering Committee Members:
Mr. Brian J Malkin- Co-Chair
McDermott Will & Emery
500 N Capitol ST NW
Washington, DC 20001-1531
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)756-8045
Fax: (202)857-6395

Ms. Belinda J Scrimenti- Co-Chair
Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP
200 S Wacker Dr Ste 2900
Chicago, IL 60606-5896
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (312)554-7935
Fax: 3125548015

Ms. Taneashia Renee Morrell- Public Statement Designee

PO Box 181623
Coronado, CA 92178-1623
UNITED STATES


Mr. Bradley P Hartman- Practice Manual Coordinator
Hartman Titus PLC
3507 N Central Ave Ste 101
Phoenix, AZ 85012-2121
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202) 955-5599
Fax: (888) 506-6572

Ms. Belinda J Scrimenti- Nominating Committee Chair
Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP
200 S Wacker Dr Ste 2900
Chicago, IL 60606-5896
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (312)554-7935
Fax: 3125548015

Mr. Bryan C Nese- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
Mayer Brown LLP
1999 K ST NW
Washington, DC 20006-1118
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)263-3266

Mr. Darren R Crew- Non-Steering Outreach Coord.
Darren Crew
1420 K ST NW Ste 400
Washington, DC 20005-2506
UNITED STATES


Mr. Jeffrey Lawrence Licitra- Non-Steering Outreach Coord.
USPTO




FDA/IP

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Sara Wexler Koblitz- Co-Chair
Hyman, Phelps & McNamara
700 13th Street N.W. Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20005
United States
Email:
Phone: (202)737-9623

Mr. Brian J Malkin- Co-Chair
McDermott Will & Emery
500 N Capitol ST NW
Washington, DC 20001-1531
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)756-8045
Fax: (202)857-6395



International

Sub-Community Members:


Patent Committee

Sub-Community Members:


Patent Development and Management

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Martin J Hindel- Co-Chair

Email:
Phone: (301)222-7215

Mr. Jonathan D Schlaifer- Co-Chair
NSIP Law
Email:
Phone: (202)429-0020 (110)



Patent Prosecution

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Terrence L B Brown- Co-Chair
Shlesinger, Arkwright & Garvey LLP
5845 Richmond Highway Suite 415
Alexandria, VA 22303-1872
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (703)684-5600
Fax: 7038365288

Mr. Darren R Crew- Co-Chair
Darren Crew
1420 K ST NW Ste 400
Washington, DC 20005-2506
UNITED STATES




Trademark and Copyright

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Bradley P Hartman- Co-Chair
Hartman Titus PLC
3507 N Central Ave Ste 101
Phoenix, AZ 85012-2121
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202) 955-5599
Fax: (888) 506-6572

Ms. Kelly Marie Horein- Co-Chair
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
1500 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)230-5107
Fax: 2028428465



Young Lawyers Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Brian J Stevens- Chair
Arent Fox LLP
Arent Fox LLP 1717 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
United States
Email:
Phone: (202)857-6043
Fax: 2028576395





The International Law Community addresses international legal issues through programs, community outreach projects, and publications dealing with such matters as U.S. import and export laws, foreign investment, international finance, international antitrust enforcement, human rights, global technology issues, national security, immigration, intellectual property, international criminal law, and public international law.

Steering Committee Members:
Mr. Geoffrey M Goodale- Co-Chair
Duane Morris LLP
505 9th Street, N.W. - Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)776-5211
Fax: (202)478-2711

Ms. Pauline M Schwartz- Co-Chair
Pauline Schwartz Law Firm
1629 K ST NW Ste 300
Washington, DC 20006-1631
UNITED STATES


Ms. Molly E White- Public Statement Designee
US Dept of State - Directorate of Defense Trade Controls
2401 E St. NW
Dc, DC 20002
UNITED STATES


Ms. Molly E White- Practice Manual Coordinator
US Dept of State - Directorate of Defense Trade Controls
2401 E St. NW
Dc, DC 20002
UNITED STATES


Mr. Stephen J Claeys- Nominating Committee Chair
Pfizer
1115 North Powhatan Street
Arlington, VA 22205
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)719-7425

Ms. Pauline M Schwartz- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
Pauline Schwartz Law Firm
1629 K ST NW Ste 300
Washington, DC 20006-1631
UNITED STATES


Ms. Jill C Christina Morrison- Connect Coordinator
Georgetown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Ave NW Gewirz 315
Washington, DC 20001
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)662-9644



Global Telecommunications and Tech

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Christopher R Bjornson- Co-Chair
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Steptoe & Johnson LLP 1330 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)429-3059
Fax: 2024293902

Ms. Nancy L Perkins- Co-Chair
Arnold&Porter
601 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001-5369
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)942-5065
Fax: 2029425999



Immigration and Human Rights Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Jill C Christina Morrison- Chair
Georgetown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Ave NW Gewirz 315
Washington, DC 20001
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)662-9644



Inter-American Legal Affair Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Alexandra Maria Arango- Co-Chair
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
1440 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005-2111
UNITED STATES


Ms. Gaela K Gehring Flores- Co-Chair
Arnold&Porter
601 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001-5369
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)942-6505
Fax: 2029425999



International Dispute Resolution Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Mallory B Silberman- Chair
Arnold&Porter
601 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)942-6809

Mr. Charles Bernard Rosenberg- Vice-Chair
King & Spalding LLP
1700 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)729-2324



International Intellectual Property Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mrs. Stephanie Laura Roberts- Chair
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
1111 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004-2541
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)739-5556
Fax: (202)739-3001

Mrs. Andrea Al-Attar- Vice-Chair

1717 Pennsylvania Ave NW Ste 1025
Washington, DC 20006-3951
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-918-6566



International Investment and Finance Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Nicole Y Silver- Co-Chair
Greenberg Traurig LLP
2101 L ST NW Ste 1000
Washington, DC 20037-1593
UNITED STATES


Mrs. Lourdes Victoria Venes- Co-Chair
IABA D.C. Chapter




International Trade Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Amelia Jane Schmidt- Chair

1099 14th Street NW 8th Floor West
Washington, DC 20005-3410
UNITED STATES


Ms. Barbara A Murphy- Vice-Chair
Foster Murphy Altman & Nickel, PC
1150 18th Street NW Ste 775
Washington, DC 20036-3823
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)822-4100
Fax: 2028224199



Public International and Criminal Law Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. R. Ignacio Jauregui- Co-Chair
Jauregui Partners
1100 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20037-1501
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)630-3439

Ms. Brittany Clark Prelogar- Co-Chair
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
1330 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036-1704
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)429-5518
Fax: (202)429-3902





The Labor and Employment Law Community members include plaintiff- and management-side attorneys, federal and D.C. agency counsel, corporate, trade association and labor organization association counsel, judicial officers and others. The Community—and each of its committees—plan programs, projects, and other professional activities for the benefit of practitioners in the area of labor and employment law.

Typical activities include luncheon and evening programs with guest speakers, conferences, seminars, receptions, and publications. The Community, on occasion, submits comments on proposed or pending legislation, regulations and court rules within its areas of expertise. It also engages in pro bono and community outreach activities.

Steering Committee Members:
Ms. Jaclyn L. Hamlin- Co-Chair
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
1909 K ST NW Ste 1000
Washington, DC 20006-1134
UNITED STATES


Ms. Hanan Idilbi- Co-Chair
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Ave NW # N2101
Washington, DC 20210-0001
UNITED STATES
Email:

Ms. Jaclyn L. Hamlin- Public Statement Designee
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
1909 K ST NW Ste 1000
Washington, DC 20006-1134
UNITED STATES


Ms. Hanan Idilbi- Public Statement Designee
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Ave NW # N2101
Washington, DC 20210-0001
UNITED STATES
Email:

Ms. Roseann R Romano- Practice Manual Coordinator
Murphy Anderson PLLC
1401 K Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)223-2620

Ms. Colleen Elaine Coveney- Nominating Committee Chair
Katz Marshall & Banks
1718 Connecticut Avenue NW 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20009
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)299-1140
Fax: 2022991148

Mr. Jose Emmanuel Galvan- Community Outreach Coordinator
Ogletree Deakins
1909 K ST NW Ste 1000
Washington, DC 20006-1134
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)629-5600
Fax: 713740951

Ms. Jaclyn L. Hamlin- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
1909 K ST NW Ste 1000
Washington, DC 20006-1134
UNITED STATES


Ms. Hanan Idilbi- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Ave NW # N2101
Washington, DC 20210-0001
UNITED STATES
Email:





The Law Practice Management Community is made up of lawyers (and other professionals) in private, government, corporate, nonprofit, and academic legal practices. It provides professional growth opportunities and resources to members interested in the management and growth of law practices and other legal organizations.

The Community sponsors a variety of programs designed to help lawyers and other legal industry professionals advance in their chosen practice area, with a focus on networking, business and professional development, practice management, and career transitions.

It also sponsors a number of committees, including: Business of Law, Solo and Small Firm Practice, Business Development, Membership, Professional Development, and Networking. Community leaders are eager to improve and increase the delivery of high-value content to its members and actively seek volunteers to serve on these committees and help plan new programs.

Steering Committee Members:
Ms. Pratibha Kanive Agarwal
Agarwal Law Group
4601 N Fairfax Drive Suite 1200
Arlington, VA 22203
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (703)348-1663
Fax: 7032762889

Ms. Margaret M Cassidy
Cassidy Law PLLC
1100 H ST NW Ste 1220
Washington, DC 20005-5530
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)266-9928

Mrs. Ellen K Fishbein
Ellen K. Fishbein, Attorney at Law
Email:
Phone: (703)338-3230

Mrs. Lea Ashley Shannon Taylor
Taylor Law PLLC


Mrs. Canby Biddle Wood







The Litigation Community is involved in a wide range of activities that present the opportunity for continuing professional growth and networking.

It sponsors or cosponsors programming in such topics as pre-trial and trial skills and effective advocacy. Community members can also assist in planning and presenting programs and in creating publications. One of its most popular events is the annual Youth Law Fair.

In addition to educational programs, the community hosts an annual judicial reception at which members network with judges and judicial officers from the local and federal courts in an informal setting.

On occasion, the Community submits comments on proposed court rules and legislation that fall within its expertise.

Steering Committee Members:
Mr. Anthony R Coppola
The Coppola Firm, PLC
Email:
Phone: (571)296-0549

Mr. Matthew Worth Edwards
Ain & Bank, P.C.
1900 M ST NW Ste 600
Washington, DC 20036-3519
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)530-3314
Fax: 2025304411

Mr. Robert N Kelly
Jackson & Campbell, P.C.
2300 N Street NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20037
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)457-1647
Fax: 2024571678

Ms. Amanda C Korber
Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
1331 H Street, NW Suite 350
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES


Mr. Mark E Rooney
Hudson Cook, LLP
1909 K ST NW FL 4
Washington, DC 20006-1152
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202) 715-2015





The Public Interest and Courts Community (formerly Courts, Lawyers and the Administration of Justice) concentrates on ways the courts and the Bar can improve access to justice in the District of Columbia. Issues of particular concern include access to counsel and pro bono work; administration of the court system; court rules and procedure; and the relationship between the bench and the Bar. The Community also focuses on all aspects of the lawyer’s relationship to the profession, including ethics and the disciplinary system.

Activities have included a brown-bag luncheon series, covering topics such as mediation, e-filing, young attorney practice in D.C. Superior Court, and management and practice in various divisions of the D.C. courts; and a survey of law firms regarding obstacles to pro bono work in the D.C. courts. In addition, the Community comments on proposed court rules and legislation and also proposes changes in legislation and court procedures.

Steering Committee Members:
Ms. Andrea C Ferster- Chair
Attorney at Law
2121 Ward Court NW 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20037
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)974-5142
Fax: (202)223-9257

Ms. Shirley Horng- Vice-Chair
The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
1331 H Street NW Suite 350
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)386-6661
Fax: 2027272132

Hon. Nicholas H Cobbs- Public Statement Designee
District of Columbia Office of Administrative Hear
JUDICIAL

Ms. Misty Carin Thomas- Practice Manual Coordinator
Council for Court Excellence
Council for Court Excellence 1111 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-785-5917

Ms. Misty Carin Thomas- Nominating Committee Chair
Council for Court Excellence
Council for Court Excellence 1111 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-785-5917

Ms. Sheila B Berman- Community Outreach Coordinator
Warnath Group
1440 G Street Suite 9118
Washington, DC 20005
United States


Ms. Andrea C Ferster- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
Attorney at Law
2121 Ward Court NW 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20037
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)974-5142
Fax: (202)223-9257

Ms. Nancy E Drane
DC Access to Justice Commission
1501 K Street NW Room 3.100
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES




Legal Services Attorneys

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Danielle Lillian Bolden- Chair
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Email:
Phone: (240)412-9340





The Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Community focuses on issues of interest to real estate, housing, and land use practitioners through programs and publications, including a quarterly newsletter, and by providing information and comments on current legislative and regulatory changes in the areas of real estate transactions, litigation, finance, workouts, zoning and land use laws, legal opinions, and landlord-tenant relations.

The Community has five committees: community outreach, land use, legislation, real property transactions, and rental housing.

Steering Committee Members:
Mr. Nathan J Bresee- Co-Chair
Jackson & Campbell, P.C.
2300 N Street, NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20037
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)457-1668
Fax: (202)457-1678

Mrs. Shanice Alexia DePass McClelland- Co-Chair

Email:
Phone: (202)360-2720

Ms. Livya Louise Antonacci- Practice Manual Coordinator
JBG SMITH Properties
4747 Bethesda Avenue Ste 200
Bethesda, MD 20814
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (240)333-3729
Fax: 2403333610

Ms. Tonya M Butler-Truesdale- Public Statement Designee
DC Government Dept. of Housing and Community Development
1800 Martin Luther King Avenue, Se
Washington, DC 20020
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)442-7214

Mrs. Shanice Alexia DePass McClelland- Nominating Committee Chair

Email:
Phone: (202)360-2720

Ms. Erica Lee Litovitz- Community Outreach Coordinator
Jackson & Campbell, P.C.
2300 N Street NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20037
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)457-1643
Fax: 2024571678

Ms. Livya Louise Antonacci- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
JBG SMITH Properties
4747 Bethesda Avenue Ste 200
Bethesda, MD 20814
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (240)333-3729
Fax: 2403333610

Mr. Nathan J Bresee- Connect Coordinator
Jackson & Campbell, P.C.
2300 N Street, NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20037
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)457-1668
Fax: (202)457-1678





The Taxation Community focuses on federal, state, and local tax issues of interest to private, government, and institutional tax professionals. Through its 10 substantive tax committees, the Community regularly offers a wide variety of programs open to all members, including special programs geared toward new tax practitioners. The program topics are designed to keep members up-to-date in this frequently changing area of the law and include presentations by leading practitioners and key government officials in the field. The Community also engages in tax policy projects, submitting comments to the government on proposed legislative and regulatory changes, and it has an active community outreach program.

Steering Committee Members:
Mrs. Elizabeth A Young- Chair
Nixon Peabody LLP
Nixon Peabody LLP 799 9th St NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20001
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)585-8294
Fax: 8448484450

Ms. Loren C Ponds- Vice-Chair
Miller & Chevalier
900 16th ST NW
Washington, DC 20006-2915
UNITED STATES
Email:

Mrs. Elizabeth A Young- Public Statement Designee
Nixon Peabody LLP
Nixon Peabody LLP 799 9th St NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20001
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)585-8294
Fax: 8448484450

Mrs. Amy Silva Elliott- Practice Manual Coordinator
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
2001 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)887-4039

Ms. Denen Norfleet Boyce- Nominating Committee Chair
EY


Ms. Loren C Ponds- Lawyer to Lawyer Coord.
Miller & Chevalier
900 16th ST NW
Washington, DC 20006-2915
UNITED STATES
Email:

Mrs. Amy Silva Elliott- Connect Coordinator
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
2001 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)887-4039

Mr. James E Brown- Non-Steering Outreach Coord.
Ivins, Phillips & Barker
1717 K ST NW Ste 600
Washington, DC 20006-5343
UNITED STATES


Ms. Jamie A Brown- Non-Steering Outreach Coord.
Lighthouse Global
729 Seventh Avenue 7th Floor
New York, NY 10019
UNITED STATES
Email:

Ms. Amber Lynn Mackenzie
IRS Chief Counsel
1111 Constitution Avenue NW Room 4409
Washington, DC 20224
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)317-4809



Corporate Tax Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mrs. Olivia Ley Orobona- Chair
PwC
600 13th ST NW
Washington, DC 20005-3005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)549-5127

Timothy Michael Nichols- Vice-Chair
KPMG
1801 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)533-4033



Employee Benefits Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Adam E Stella- Chair
Moulton Moore Stella LLP
4604 Chevy Chase Blvd
Chevy Chase, MD 20815-5301
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (240)621-0155

Mr. Ryan L Temme- Vice-Chair
Groom Law Group Chartered
1701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20006
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-861-6659



Estate Planning Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Adam P Swaim- Chair
Pasternak and Fidis
7735 Old Georgetown RD Ste 1100
Bethesda, MD 20814-6183
UNITED STATES
Email:

Ms. June Chun-Ju Fan- Vice-Chair
Franklin Karibjanian & Law, PLLC
1101 17th ST NW Ste 820
Washington, DC 20036-4731
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)495-2678



Exempt Organizations Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Matthew T Journy- Chair
Webb Creek Management Company, LLC
210 E 2nd Ave Ste 105
Rome, GA 30161-1712
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)342-5239

Ms. Carrie Jayne Owen Garber Siegrist- Vice-Chair
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
1050 K Street NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20001
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)312-7419
Fax: 202-312-7461



Financial Products Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Nathan Kron Tasso- Chair
Shearman & Sterling LLP
401 9th Street NW Suite 800
Washington, DC 20004
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)508-8000
Fax: 2025088100

Mr. Michael Mou- Vice-Chair
Deloitte Tax LLP
555 12th ST NW Ste 400
Washington, DC 20004-1200
UNITED STATES




International Tax Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Michael H Plowgian- Chair
KPMG LLP
KPMG LLP 1801 K St NW
Washington, DC 20006
United States
Email:
Phone: (202)533-5006

Mrs. Amanda Joy Pedvin Varma- Vice-Chair
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
1330 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036-1704
UNITED STATES




New Tax Practitioners Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Daniel G Strickland- Chair
Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP


Samuel A Lapin- Vice-Chair

900 16th ST NW
Washington, DC 20006-2915
UNITED STATES




Pass-Throughs and Real Estate Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Mark A Opper- Chair
Ernst & Young LLP
1101 New York Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)327-8369

Audrey Ellis- Vice-Chair

5804 Augusta Lane
Bethesda, MD 20816
UNITED STATES




State and Local Taxes Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. DeAndre Rasheem Morrow- Chair
Reed Smith LLP
1301 K ST NW 1000-East Tower
Washington, DC 20005-3317
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)414-9427

Ms. Aaishah S Hashmi- Vice-Chair
Office of the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia
1101 4th Street SW Suite 750
Washington, DC 20024
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (202)442-6508



Tax Audits and Litigation Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Ms. Emily P Hughes- Chair
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: 202-389-5964

Ms. Melissa Lee Wiley- Vice-Chair
Ernst & Young LLP
1101 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005
UNITED STATES






The Tort Law Community sponsors an array of programs covering substantive areas of tort law, including products liability, personal injury, insurance law, medical and legal malpractice, premises liability, toxic torts, and worker’s compensation. It also sponsors or cosponsors programs that focus on trial advocacy and litigation skills.

In addition, members engage in pro bono and outreach activities for the benefit of D.C. residents, and on occasion, issue comments about pending legislation or proposed court rules within the Community’s expertise.

Steering Committee Members:


Medical Malpractice Committee

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Craig S Brodsky- Chair
Goodell, DeVries, Leech & Dann LLP
One South Street 20th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (410)783-4014
Fax: 4107834040

Mr. Adam W Smith- Chair
Blankingship & Keith, P.C.
4020 University Boulevard Suite 300
Fairfax, VA 22030
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (703)691-1235



Professional Liability

Sub-Community Members:
Mr. Craig S Brodsky- Chair
Goodell, DeVries, Leech & Dann LLP
One South Street 20th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
UNITED STATES
Email:
Phone: (410)783-4014
Fax: 4107834040





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