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.

Co-Chair                               Co-Chair

Kristen Sonday               Brad Robertson



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

Omid G. Bañuelos
Associate, Williams & Connolly LLP 

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

Ralph Baxter
Advisor, Writer & Speaker for the Legal Profession
Former Chairman, Orrick

Aaron Brooks
Associate General Counsel, Bank OZK

Amanda Brown 
Legal Innovation Advisor & Counsel, InnoLegal Services PLLC

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 

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

Scott Kelly
Co-Founder, Community.Lawyer 

David Layfer
Senior Counsel, AbbVie

Gabe Leader-Rose
Co-Founder, Good Call 

Amelia McGowan
Senior Attorney, Mississippi Center for Justice

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 

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 

Romeen Sheth
Management Consultant, McKinsey & Company

Renee Schomp
Senior Staff Attorney, OneJustice 

Shelly Skinner 
Ethics/Labor Attorney

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