Leaders Council

The Legal Services Corporation’s Leaders Council will help raise public awareness across the country on the crisis in civil legal aid and the importance of providing equal access to our justice system to low income Americans.

Henry “Hank” Aaron
Senior Vice President, Atlanta Braves
Former Major League Baseball Player and Baseball Hall of Fame Member

Kate Adams
SVP and General Counsel, Honeywell, Inc.

Helaine Barnett
Chair, New York State Permanent Commission on Access to Justice
Former President, Legal Services Corporation

Robert “Bob” Bauer
Partner, Perkins Coie LLP
Former White House Counsel

Paulette Brown
President, American Bar Association
Partner, Locke Lord LLP

Debra Cafaro
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ventas, Inc.

Chris Campbell
Former Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Franchise Policy Officer, Yum! Brands, Inc.

Peter Carter
Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Mark Chandler
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer, Cisco Systems, Inc.

Brackett Denniston
Senior Counsel, Goodwin Procter LLP

Matthew Diller
Dean, Fordham University School of Law

Alex Dimitrief
SVP and General Counsel, General Electric

Doug Eakeley
Of Counsel, Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Former Board Chair, Legal Services Corporation

Ivan Fong
Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel, 3M Company
Former General Counsel, United States Department of Homeland Security

Alex Forger
Special Counsel, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy LLP
Former President, Legal Services Corporation

Kenneth Frazier (Co-Chair)
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Merck and Co.

Kathryn Fritz
Managing Partner, Fenwick and West LLP

John Grisham
Author

David Halverson
Lieutenant General (Ret.), U.S. Army
Chief Executive Officer, Cypress International

Jim Harbaugh
Head Football Coach, University of Michigan

Eric Holder
Partner, Covington and Burling LLP
Former United States Attorney General

Sven Erik Holmes
Vice Chairman, Legal, Risk, and Regulatory and Chief Legal Officer, KPMG LLP
Former Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma

William Hubbard
Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley and Scarborough LLP
Former President, American Bar Association

Earl Johnson
Scholar in Residence, Western Center on Law and Poverty
Former Associate Justice, California Court of Appeals

Peter Keisler
Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Christopher Kennedy
Chairman, Joseph P. Kennedy Enterprises, Inc.

David Levi
Dean, Duke University School of Law

Jonathan Lippman
Of Counsel, Latham and Watkins LLP
Former Chief Judge, New York Court of Appeals

M. Elizabeth Magill
Dean, Stanford Law School

Craig Martin
Partner, Jenner and Block LLP

Harriet Miers (Co-Chair)
Partner, Locke Lord LLP
Former White House Counsel

Tom Miles
Dean, University of Chicago Law School

Robert Millen
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Pizza Hut

Alex Miller
Senior Vice President and Chief Counsel, Product and Operations, Visa Inc.

Lee Miller
Partner and Global Chair Emeritus, DLA Piper

Patrick Murphy
Former Under Secretary of the United States Army
Former U.S. Congressman (PA-8)

Stephen Neal
Chairman, Cooley LLP

William Neukom
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, World Justice Project

Judy Perry Martinez
Chair, American Bar Association Presidential Commission on the Future of Legal Services

Robert Post
Dean, Yale Law School

Roberta Ramo
President, American Law Institute
Shareholder, Modrall Sperling

Margaret Raymond
Dean, University of Wisconsin Law School

Harry Reasoner
Partner, Vinson and Elkins LLP

Shari Redstone
Vice Chair, Viacom, Inc. and CBS Corporation

John W. Rogers
Chairman, Ariel Investments

David Rubenstein
Co-Founder and Co-CEO, The Carlyle Group

Kathryn H. Ruemmler
Partner, Latham and Watkins LLP
Former White House Counsel

Amy Schulman
Venture Partner, Polaris Partners

John Schultz
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.

Bud Selig
Commissioner Emeritus, Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball

James R. Silkenat
Partner, Sullivan and Worcester

Samuel K. Skinner
Former White House Chief of Staff
Former Secretary of Transportation

Tom Smegal
Board Member, Friends of Legal Services Corporation
Attorney, Law Offices of Thomas Frank Smegal, Jr.

Brad Smith
President and Chief Legal Officer, Microsoft Corporation

Claire Solot
Managing Director, Bigglesworth Family Foundation
Co-Founder, Legal Services Funder Network

Arne Sorenson
CEO, Marriott International

Roanne Sragow-Licht
First Justice, Cambridge District Court of Massachusetts

Laura Stein
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The Clorox Company

David Stern
Executive Director, Equal Justice Works

Frank Strickland
Partner, Strickland Brockington Lewis LLP
Former Board Chair, Legal Services Corporation

Richard Thornburgh
Of Counsel, K and L Gates LLP
Former United States Attorney General

William Treanor
Dean, Georgetown University Law Center

Robert Vischer
Dean, University of St. Thomas School of Law

Jo-Ann Wallace
President and CEO, National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA)

H. Thomas “Tommy” Wells, Jr.
Shareholder, Maynard Cooper and Gale
Former President, American Bar Association

Teresa Wynn Roseborough
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, The Home Depot, Inc.
Former United States Deputy Assistant Attorney General

Andrew Young
Founder and Chair, Andrew J. Young Foundation
Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations

David Zapolsky
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Amazon