UCLA Law Women LEAD Board

Board Co-Chairs

Nancy L. Abell '79 J.D.*
Partner, Paul Hastings

Michelle Banks '85 B.A., '88 J.D.*
Senior Advisor, BarkerGilmore LLC

Current Board Members

Ashley Artmann '17 J.D.
Associate, Hueston Hennigan

Kris Cheh Beck '99 J.D.
Former General Counsel

Barbara Boyle '60 J.D.*
Associate Dean of Entrepreneurial Activities and Special Initiatives, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television

Erinn Contreras '06 J.D.
Special Counsel, Sheppard Mullin

Anya Goldstein '12 J.D.*
Founding Partner, Summa LLP

Tanya Greene '09 J.D.
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Margarita Paláu Hernández '85 J.D.*
Principal, Hernández Ventures, and United States Representative to the United Nations General Assembly 73rd Session with the rank of Ambassador

Cara Horowitz '01 J.D.
Andrew Sabin Family Foundation Co-Executive Director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Co-Director, UCLA Environmental Law Clinic

Sonia Jain '09 J.D.
Corporate Counsel, Google

Bety Javidzad '05 J.D.
Partner, Dentons

Amy Keroes '93 J.D.
Former General Counsel

Jessica Kornberg '07 J.D.*
President and CEO, Bet Tzedek Legal Services

Margaret Levy '75 J.D.*
Mediator, ADR Services, Inc.

Cheryl Lott '04 J.D.*
Shareholder, Buchalter Nemer

Heather Morgan '94 J.D.*
Partner, Grube Brown & Geidt LLP

Marcy Morris '81 J.D.*
Partner, Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein

Tritia Murata '01 B.S., '04 J.D.
Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Kavita Jain Patel '96 J.D.*
KJP Law Group

Heather Richardson '06 J.D., '06 MPH*
Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Mary Rodriguez '88 J.D.
General Counsel and Director of Legal Affairs, Interpol

Evelyn Shimazaki '84 J.D.*
Of Counsel, Parsus LLP

Sandra Stern '79 J.D.*
President, Lionsgate Television Group

Emily Gould Sullivan '95 J.D.
Vice President, Employment Law, Ross Stores Inc.

Debra Alligood White '93 J.D.*
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Planned Parenthood NY

Boryana Zamanoff '04 J.D.
Senior Wealth Strategist and Fiduciary Officer, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Founding Board Members

Valerie B. Ackerman '85 J.D.
Commissioner, Big East Conference

Melanie Cook '74 B.A., '78 J.D.
Partner, Ziffren Brittenham

Janet Dhillon '91 J.D.
Chair for Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Emily Given '15 J.D.
Honors Attorney for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice

Harriet Pearson '90 J.D.
Partner, Hogan Lovells

Hon. Kim McLane Wardlaw '76 B.A., '79 J.D.
Federal Appeals Judge, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


*Founding Board Member