Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2017-04-24T19:07:52+00:00

The Public Law Center (PLC) is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of a diverse array of leaders from Orange County’s top law firms, businesses and representatives of community organizations.

Aaron J. Malo
(President)
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP

Michael Ermer
(Vice-President)
Irell & Manella LLP

Mark Erickson
(Secretary/Treasurer)
Haynes and Boone LLP

Darren O. Aitken
(Immediate Past President)
Aitken * Aitken * Cohn

Deborah E. Arbabi
Crowell & Moring LLP

Ralph H. Blakeney
Gordee, Nowicki & Blakeney LLP

Ana Carricchi
Community Member

Cesar Covarrubias
The Kennedy Commission

Roman Darmer
Jones Day

Glenn D. Dassoff
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Douglas J. Dixon
Hueston Hennigan LLP

Maya K. Dunne
Maya Dunne & Associates

Kathy F. Esfahani
Community Member

Brian B. Farrell
Banc of California

Daniel R. Foster
McDermott Will & Emery, LLP

Todd E. Gordinier
Community Member

Roger A. Grable
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Michele D. Johnson
Latham & Watkins LLP

Philip D. Kohn
Rutan & Tucker, LLP

Karla Kraft
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.

Lisa LaFourcade
Freeman, Freeman & Smiley, LLP

Christy G. Lea
Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

Deborah Mallgrave
Snell & Wilmer LLP

Thomas A. Manakides
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP

Christopher H. McGrath
Paul Hastings LLP

James Meeker, PhD
University of California, Irvine

Mark Minyard
Minyard Morris LLP

Alexander S. Polsky
JAMS

Ameena M. Qazi
National Lawyers Guild

Dina M. Randazzo
Schilling Law Group

Carole E. Reagan
Umberg Zipser, LLP

Charla “Sue” Riley
Crestbridge Financial Wealth Management

Daniel Robinson
Robinson Calcagnie, Inc.

Crystal C. Sims
Legal Aid Society of

Shakeel Syed
OCCORD

Jennifer Trusso Salinas
Troutman Sanders LLP

Michael R. Williams
Bienert, Miller & Katzman, PLC

Brett J. Williamson
O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Mark J. Winthrop
Winthrop Couchot Golubow Hollander, LLC

Carol Zaist
Newmeyer & Dillion LLP

Peter Zeughauser
Zeughauser Group