The American Law Institute Elects Trevor Potter Among Its New Members


Please visit The America Law Institute's website for the complete press release.


Shannon P. Duffy
Director of Communications

PHILADELPHIA—The American Law Institute (ALI) today announced the election of 69 new members. This group includes highly accomplished individuals in many areas of the law, recognized both nationally and internationally. We welcome to membership 15 jurists, 29 practicing lawyers, and 25 scholars from 24 states and the District of Columbia, and one new international member from Austria.

Short biographical sketches of each of the new members are on the Newly Elected Members page on ALI's website.

Election of these members raises ALI's total number of elected members to 2,760.*

The new members are:

Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr., Tuscaloosa – Professor, University of Alabama School of Law
William C. Canby, Jr., Phoenix – Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Betsy J. Grey, Tempe – Professor, Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Joseph A. Kanefield, Phoenix – Partner, Ballard Spahr
Barak Orbach, Tucson – Professor, University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law
Nathaniel Persily, Palo Alto – Professor, Stanford Law School
Conrad L. Rushing, San Jose – Presiding Justice, California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District
Kathleen  Smalley, Los Angeles – Partner, Boies, Schiller & Flexner
Peter R. Kochenburger, Hartford – Professor, University of Connecticut School of Law
Patricia A. McCoy, Farmington – Director, Insurance Law Center, University of Connecticut School of Law
Paul A. Slager, Stamford – Partner, Silver Golub & Teitell
District of Columbia
Jan Witold Baran – Partner, Wiley Rein
E. Mark Braden – Partner, Baker & Hostetler
Julie S. Brill – Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
Reid Peyton Chambers – Partner, Sonosky Chambers Sachse Endreson & Perry
Walter Dellinger III – Partner, O'Melveny & Myers
Meg Kinnear – Secretary-General, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
Royce C. Lamberth – Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Trevor Potter – Partner, Caplin & Drysdale
Venus McGhee Prince – Deputy Solicitor for Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of Interior
Virginia E. Sloan – President, The Constitution Project
Daniel J. Solove – Professor, George Washington University Law School
Edward T. Swaine – Professor, George Washington University Law School
Reggie B. Walton – Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Matthew L. Wiener – Executive Director, Administrative Conference of the United States
Margaret Casey Rodgers, Pensacola – Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
William H. Widen, Coral Gables – Professor, University of Miami School of Law
Stephen N. Zack, Miami – Partner, Boies Schiller & Flexner
Harlan G. Cohen, Athens – Professor, University of Georgia School of Law
J. Michael Seabright, Honolulu – Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii
Virginia M. Kendall, Chicago – Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Andrew D. Leipold, Champaign – Professor, University of Illinois College of Law
Brian J. Paul, Indianapolis – Partner, Ice Miller
Mark W. Bennett, Sioux City – Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
Michael C. Harper, Boston – Professor, Boston University School of Law
Patti B. Saris, Boston – Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Bridget M. McCormack, Lansing – Justice, Michigan Supreme Court
Margaret Jane Radin, Ann Arbor – Professor, University of Michigan Law School
Kevin R. Reitz, Minneapolis – Professor, University of Minnesota Law School
New Jersey
Paulette Brown, Madison – Partner, Edwards Wildman Palmer
Adam N. Steinman, Newark – Professor, Seton Hall University School of Law
Beth  Stephens, Camden – Professor, Rutgers School of Law
New Mexico
James O. Browning, Albuquerque – Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
New York
Ronald G. Blum, New York – Partner, Manatt Phelps & Phillips,
P. Kevin  Castel, New York – Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Adam O. Emmerich, New York – Partner, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
James  Gadsden, New York – Partner, Carter Ledyard & Milburn
Erin E. Murphy, New York – Professor, New York University School of Law
Richard Pildes, New York – Professor, New York University School of Law
Stephen J. Schulhofer, New York – Professor, New York University School of Law
Catherine M. Sharkey, New York – Professor, New York University School of Law
North Carolina
Guy-Uriel Charles, Durham – Professor, Duke University School of Law
Elpidio Villarreal, Research Triangle Park – Sr. Vice President, Global Litigation, GlaxoSmithKline
Steven F. Huefner, Columbus – Professor, Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law
Marc  Spindelman, Columbus – Professor, Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law
Mitchell S. Goldberg, Philadelphia – Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Ann C. Juliano, Villanova – Professor, Villanova University School of Law
David N. Wecht, Pittsburgh – Judge, Superior Court of Pennsylvania
South Carolina
Susan P. McWilliams, Columbia – Partner, Nexsen Pruet
Stephen G. Morrison, Columbia – Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough**
John B. Attanasio, Dallas – Professor, Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law
Herbert J. Hammond, Dallas – Partner, Thompson & Knight
Will Pryor, Dallas – Sole Practitioner, Law Office of Will Pryor
Reagan W. Simpson, Austin – Partner, Yetter Coleman
Craig Smyser, Houston – Partner, Smyser Kaplan & Veselka
Kevin J. Hamilton, Seattle – Partner, Perkins Coie
Cecelia Klingele, Madison – Professor, University of Wisconsin Law School
Joseph B. Bluemel, Kemmerer – Partner, Bluemel Law Office

Christiane Wendehorst, Vienna – Professor Doctor, University of Vienna, Department of Civil Law

* The Institute's elected membership of lawyers, judges, and law professors is limited to 3,000. The total membership of more than 4,300 includes ex officio members, honorary members, and life members (those elected members who have attained more than 25 years).
** Stephen Morrison was elected to the American Law Institute on October 18, 2013, but sadly died on October 27 while traveling on business. We send our condolences to his wife, Dr. Gail Morrison and his son, Gregory, and to his colleagues at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough.


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