Board of Directors

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.

Mark Erickson
Haynes and Boone, LLP
President

Deborah Mallgrave
Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
Vice-President

Brian B. Farrell
Banc of California
Secretary/Treasurer

Michael Ermer
Irell & Manella LLP
Immediate Past President

Darren O. Aitken
Aitken * Aitken * Cohn

Deborah E. Arbabi
Crowell & Moring LLP

Ralph H. Blakeney
Gordee, Nowicki & Blakeney LLP

Joseph L. Chairez
Baker & Hostetler LLP

Cesar Covarrubias
The Kennedy Commission

Glenn D. Dassoff
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Douglas J. Dixon
Hueston Hennigan LLP

Maya K. Dunne
Maya Dunne & Associates

Kathy F. Esfahani
Community Member

Daniel R. Foster
McDermott Will & Emery, LLP

Richard J. Grabowski
Jones Day

Norma García Guillén
Garcia Rainey Blank & Bowerbank LLP

Michele D. Johnson
Latham & Watkins LLP

Philip D. Kohn
Rutan & Tucker, LLP

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

Daryl S. Landy
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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

Aaron J. Malo
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Thomas A. Manakides
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Adrianne Marshack
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Christopher H. McGrath
Paul Hastings LLP

James Meeker, PhD
University of California, Irvine

Joel S. Miliband
Brown Rudnick LLP

Mark E. Minyard
Minyard Morris LLP

Dina M. Randazzo
Schilling Law Group, P.C.

Carole E. Reagan
Umberg/Zipser, LLP

Charla “Sue” Riley
Crestbridge Financial Wealth Management

Daniel S. Robinson
Robinson Calcagnie, Inc.

Eleanor A. Stegmeier
Stegmeier, Gelbart, Schwartz & Benavente, LLP

Nicole Whyte
Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara, LLP

Michael R. Williams
Bienert, Miller & Katzman, PLC

Brett J. Williamson
O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Marc J. Winthrop
Winthrop Couchot Golubow Hollander, LLC

Peter Zeughauser
Zeughauser Group