To assist the PLC Board of Directors in matters related to development, advocacy, volunteerism, and marketing to other young professionals.

Overall, the group’s goals are:

  • To take a leadership role in community outreach and educational activities directed to other young professionals, providing information on PLC’s purpose, history and future;
  • To develop new ways to enhance PLC’s marketing and volunteer recruitment efforts among young professionals;
  • To provide a social network for those interested in PLC’s work;
  • To take an active role to creatively generate additional funds to solidify PLC’s operations and special project needs; and
  • To assist and advise the Board of Directors on volunteerism, fundraising, advocacy and other issues.

PLC Advocates

Lisa M. Harris – Co-Chair
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP

Jiaxiao Zhang  –  Co-Chair
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Matthew M. Arnold
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Katie Beaudin
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Matthew T. Billeci
Jones Day

Christian Boettcher
Knobbe Martens

Geelan A. Fahimy

Emily Hoskins
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Kehaulani Rachel Jai
Latham & Watkins LLP

Jessica S. Jin-Tenney
Everett Dorey LLP

Star Leal
Rutan & Tucker, LLP

Janista Lee

Clare Lucich
Bentley & More LLP

Justin A. Martin

Tess M. Messiha
Brown Rudnick LLP

Annie Nicholson
Haynes and Boone, LLP

Bree A. Oswald
Payne & Fears LLP

Noell Rice
Rutan & Tucker, LLP

Aaron Rothrock
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP

Samantha Savoni
Nossaman LLP

Andrew A. Still
Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

Leyla Tabatabaie
Minyard Morris

Ahmad S. Takouche
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.

Bianca A. Valencia
Haynes and Boone, LLP

Olivia Weber
Irell & Manella LLP

Miranda Wheeler
Holland & Knight LLP

Meng Xu
McDermott Will & Emery, LLP

Law Student Liaisons

Mustafa Entezar
Chapman University School of Law

Ce-Lai Fong
University of California, Irvine, School of Law