Emerging Leaders Council

The Legal Services Corporation’s Emerging Leaders Council will bring together some of the country’s rising leaders to help increase public awareness of the crisis in civil legal aid and the importance of providing equal access to justice to all low-income Americans.

Emerging Leadership Council

  Co-Chair                              Co-Chair                             Co-Chair 

  Kristen Sonday                  Brad Robertson                 Mark Slobodien



News from the Emerging Leaders Council

Brad Robertson Appointed Co-Chair of LSC Emerging Leaders Council

Emerging Leaders' Aim To Raise Profile Of Access Crisis

LSC new leaders’ council will raise legal aid profile

Emerging Leaders Council Members

Elizabeth Abramson
Associate, Dentons

John Adams
Associate, Sidley Austin LLP

Sara Agate
JD Candidate 2019, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology

Warren T. Allen II

Omid G. Bañuelos
Associate, Williams & Connolly LLP

Reena Bajowala
Partner, Ice Miller LLP

Brittany Barnett
Co-Founder, Buried Alive Project
Founder, President, Girls Embracing Mothers, Inc.

Aaron Brooks
Associate General Counsel, Bank OZK

Amanda Brown 
Legal Innovation Advisor & Counsel, InnoLegal Services PLLC

Steven Calabresi
Professor, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Hannah Calhoon
Managing Director, Blue Ridge Lab @ Robin Hood

Jeff Coreil
Partner, NeunerPate

Thomas Culligan 
Director, Legislative Affairs, The Boeing Company

Clay Dumas
Chief of Staff, Lowercase Capital 

Josh Feinzig
J.D. Candidate, Yale Law School 

Ashely Garry 
Of Counsel, Eli Lilly and Company

Kevin Golembiewski
Associate, Berney & Sang

Danielle Hamilton
Justice Fellow, Loevy & Loevy

Kiff Hamp
Policy and Board Relations Manager,
After School Matters

Chase Hertel
Deputy Director & Counsel, ABA Center for Innovation 

Silas Horst
Public Policy Manager, Koch Industries

Dan Kass 
Co-Founder, JustFix.nyc

Scott Kelly
Co-Founder, Community.Lawyer 

David Layfer
Senior Counsel, AbbVie

Gabe Leader-Rose
Co-Founder, Good Call 

Katrina Logan
Direction Attorney, Economic Advancement Program
Community Legal Services, Inc.

Marty Lipton 
Founding Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP

Amelia McGowan
Senior Attorney, Mississippi Center for Justice

Josh Meltzer 
Associate, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

Dorna Moini
Founder, Documate.org  

Ben Mundel
Associate, Sidley Austin LLP

Eric Osborne
Of Counsel, Sherrard, Roe, Voigt, & Harbison, PLC

Neil Pai
General Counsel, Founders Fund

Rohan Pavuluri
Cofounder, Upsolve 

Alexis Perlmutter 
Senior Product Manager, Civis Analytics 

Krista Perry
Associate, Bartlit Beck Herman Palancher & Scott 

Amy Pitelka
Founder, Light Legal
Founder, Barker Pitelka LLC

Stacey Reimann
Fulbright Scholar 

Brad Robertson
Partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Samantha Sanchez
Tennessee Community Leader, TechBridge 

Renee Schomp
Senior Staff Attorney, OneJustice 

Maya Sequiera
Associate, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC

Romeen Sheth
Management Consultant, McKinsey & Company

Tarra Simmons 
Executive Director, Civil Survival

Shelly Skinner 
Ethics/Labor Attorney

Mark Slobodien 
Director of Legislative Affairs, 
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Kristen Sonday
Founder, Paladin

Matthew Stubenberg
Associate Director of Legal Technology,
Access to Justice Lab 

Sam Swartz
Public Policy, Stripe

Jason Tashea
Legal Affairs Writer, ABA Journal
Founder, Justice Codes

Marc Theriault 
Deputy Circuit Executive, Office of the Circuit Executive, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Charlie Weikel 
Group Manager, Global Corporate Strategy, Baxter International

J. Sterling Williams, IV
Associate, Greenburg Traurig LLP 

Miguel Willis
Program Director, Access to Justice Technology Fellows Program