WASHINGTON, April 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The D.C. Bar Nominations Committee is proud to announce candidates for the 2016-2017 board term. The candidates for President-elect are Guy Collier, a partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP, and Patrick McGlone, senior vice president, general counsel, and chief compliance officer at Ullico Inc. The president-elect serves for one year before becoming president and continues in office a third year as immediate past president.
Collier is a past chair of the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Committee and former member of the Bar's Board of Governors. He served on the Health Law Section's first steering committee. Currently, he serves as co-chair of the emeritus board of the Children's Law Center and on the board of trustees of the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs. In addition, he is past president of the University of Richmond Law School Association.
A graduate of the University of Virginia, Johns Hopkins University, and University of Richmond School of Law, Collier focuses his practice on transactional and related regulatory issues for health industry clients, as well as corporate compliance issues.
McGlone has previously served in numerous capacities for the Bar, including as secretary, as well as on the Regulations/Rules/Board Procedures, Nominations, Publications, and Screening committees. He is currently treasurer of the D.C. Bar Foundation's board of directors, vice president of the Council for Court Excellence, and a fellow of the American Bar Association (ABA).
McGlone is a graduate of Fordham College and The George Washington University Law School. At Ullico, he oversees the company's litigation matters, focusing on insurance, commercial and employment law, ERISA, and compliance issues.
Video statements by both president-elect candidates can be viewed at www.dcbar.org/elections.cfm.
The Nominations Committee also announced the selection of candidates for other Bar positions. Nominated for secretary are David W. Arrojo of the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Ethics, and Adam M. Chud of Goodwin Procter LLP, for treasurer, the nominees are Shuchi Batra of the U.S. General Services Administration and Megan Lacchini of the Legal Services Corporation.
The following are candidates for three year terms on the Bar's Board of Governors:
- Jessica E. Adler, Law Office of Jessica E. Adler
- Arturo Caraballo, Arnold & Porter LLP
- Erica J. Dominitz, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
- Karen E. Evans, The Cochran Firm
- Theodore A. Howard, Wiley Rein LLP
- Annette K. Kwok, Venable LLP
- Richard J. Marks, DLA Piper LLP
- Anne M. Scott, Littler Mendelson, P.C.
- Lindsey R. Vaala, Vinson & Elkins LLP
- Christopher P. Zubowicz, U.S. Department of Justice.
The Nominations Committee also announced the following candidates in the ABA House of Delegates:
- Wynter P. Allen, Alden Law Group PLLC
- John (Jack) C. Keeney, Jr, Association of Zoos and Aquariums
- Laura A. Possessky, Gura & Possessky
- Lucy L. Thomson, Livingston PLLC.
Ballots and instructions for voting, by mail or online at dcbar.org/elections.cfm, will be distributed to all active Bar members on April 25. The deadline to vote is May 20.
Results of the election will be announced on the Bar's website and during the 2016 Celebration of Leadership, which includes the Bar's Awards Dinner and Annual Meeting, on June 15 at the Mayflower Hotel.
About the District of Columbia Bar
Established in 1972, the District of Columbia Bar's mission is to enhance access to justice, improve the legal system, and empower lawyers to achieve. With more than 100,000 members, the D.C. Bar is the second largest unified bar in the United States and provides the oversight structure needed to maintain the profession's ethical standards. www.dcbar.org
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