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.

Brian B. Farrell
(President)
Banc of California

Christy Lea
(Vice-President)
Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

Nicole Whyte
(Secretary/Treasurer)
Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara, LLP

Deborah Mallgrave
(Immediate Past President)
Greenberg Gross LLP

Michele Bell
Office of the Public Defender

Amy Chen
Ingram Micro

Joseph L. Chairez
BakerHostetler

Cesar Covarrubias
The Kennedy Commission

Tara Cowell
Cowell Law

Douglas J. Dixon
Hueston Hennigan LLP

Eric M. Dominguez
Korpivaara, Le & Dominguez, LLP

Samantha E. Dorey
Everett Dorey LLP

Maya K. Dunne
Maya Dunne & Associates

Mark Erickson
Haynes and Boone, LLP

Michael G. Ermer
Irell & Manella LLP

Gialisa Gaffaney
Community Member

Norma García Guillén
Garcia Rainey Blank & Bowerbank LLP

Jose Gonzalez
Bentley & More LLP

Richard J. Grabowski
Jones Day

Casey Johnson
Aitken*Aitken*Cohn

Michele D. Johnson
Latham & Watkins LLP

Mandy H. Kim
McDermott Will & Emery, LLP

Jennifer L. Koh
Pepperdine Caruso School of Law

Philip D. Kohn
Rutan & Tucker, LLP

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

Daryl S. Landy
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Samrah Mahmoud
Troutman Pepper

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

Joel S. Miliband
Brown Rudnick LLP

Dina M. Randazzo
Community Member

Charla “Sue” Riley
Crestbridge Financial Wealth Management

Daniel S. Robinson
Robinson Calcagnie, Inc.

Daniel S. Schneider
Newmeyer & Dillion LLP.

Sean M. Sherlock
Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

Chahira Solh
Crowell & Moring LLP

Yolanda Torres
Law Firm of Yolanda V. Torres

Nicole Vanderlaan Smith
Schilling Law Group

Tony Wang
O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Darrell P. White
Kimura London & White LLP

Marc J. Winthrop
Winthrop Golubow Hollander, LLP

Kristopher R. Wood
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Christina M. Zabat-Fran
St. John Knits Inc.