Board of Directors & Special Advisors

Corporate Representatives

Kwesi Atta-Krah (Bio)
Compliance Consultant
Delta Dental

Darnella Banks
Sanctions Risk Manager
Square

Renwei Chung
Senior Strategic Advisor
Blue Cross NC

Juli Greenberg (Bio)
Sr. Vice President & Assist. General Counsel
Citigroup

Matthew Iwamaye (Bio)
Associate Director & General Counsel
RBC Law Group – Capital Markets

Chelsea Conanan (Bio)
Director & Counsel
Take Two Interactive Software

Joe Lakier (Bio)
Senior Director
FTI Consulting, Inc.

Zachary Oberman
Director & Assistant General Counsel
Bank of America

Julianne Oehlbeck (Bio)
VP Legal & Associate General Counsel
Chobani

Gary Prado (Bio)
Senior Legal Counsel
Fidelity Investments

Linda Maria Wayner
Senior Director of Diversity Initiatives
Lateral Link / Cadence Counsel 

Emeritus Board Members

Nairuby Beckles
Associate
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

Isaac Brown
Vice President & Assoc. General Counsel
Fidelity Investments

Aaron Jaroff (Bio)
Partner
McGuireWoods LLP

Yi Han Goh
Associate
Latham & Watkins LLP

Christina Joseph
Counsel
The Coca-Cola Company

John K. Johnson
Global Director, Ethics and Compliance
Anheuser-Busch Inc.

Rodney Simms
Senior Finance Manager (Audit)
Amazon.com

Derek Scott
Senior Associate General Counsel
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Rukayatu Tijani (Bio)
Associate
Quinn Emanuel

Joseph Tillman
Associate General Counsel
The Raine Group

Rico Williams
Legal Counsel
Apple Inc.

Andy Yoo  (Bio)

SVP and General Counsel
Savvas Learning Company

Michael Zhang
Associate
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Law Firm Representatives

Mahlet Ayalew (Bio)
Counsel
WilmerHale LLP

Tahir Boykins
Associate
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Hannah Chanoine
Partner
O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Natasha Cooper (Bio)
Associate
McGuireWoods LLP

Emilie Eschbacher (Bio)
Associate
Lathrop GPM LLP

Devorah Levine
Member
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

Ashley Lhérisson (Bio)
Associate
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Derrick Lott
Partner
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Shannon McNeal
Associate
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Khalil Nobles (Bio)
Associate
Gunderson Dettmer

Mayra Suarez
Associate
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Duvol Thompson
Partner
Holland & Knight

2021-23 Executive Board & Committee Chairs

Co-Presidents & Executive Board Chairs

  • Natasha Cooper (Bio)
  • Ashley Lhérisson (Bio)

Vice President & Curriculum Committee Chair

  • Diana Perez

Vice President, Treasurer, & Finance Committee Chair

  • Kwesi Atta-Krah (Bio)

Vice President & Governance Committee  Chair

  • Mahlet Ayalew (Bio)

Vice President & Outreach Committee  Chair

  • Joe Lakier (Bio)

Vice President & Social Media Co-Chairs

  • Mayra Suarez
  • Shannon McNeal

Secretary

  • Juli Greenberg (Bio)

Special Advisors

Venetta Amory
Director of Diversity
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Gabrielle Lyse Brown
Executive Director, Diversity & Inclusion
Morgan Stanley

Don Macaulay (Bio)
President & Founder
BARBRI Law Preview

Kyle McEntee (Bio)
Executive Director
Law School Transparency

Alicia Miles (Bio)
Associate Director of Admissions
Villanova University School of Law

Kisha Nunez
Associate Director of Recruiting & Diversity
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Eric Stern
Deputy Director, Career Development
UC, Berkeley School of Law

Hon. Zuberi Williams (Bio)
District Court Judge
Maryland State Judiciary