Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The FBA Board of Directors are the governing body of the association.

The Board of Directors consists of the president, president-elect, treasurer, and 12 elected directors who represent segments of the membership.  There are three ex officio members and the executive director who attend Board meetings but are non-voting members of the Board.

Officers


Matthew B. Moreland, President


Matthew B. Moreland began his involvement with the FBA through the National YLD’s Moot Court Program under a new appointment to the National FBA YLD Board of Directors.


Mark K. Vincent, President-Elect


Mark K. Vincent is a 17-year active member of the Federal Bar Association and a Fellow of the FBA Foundation. Mark is also a 24-year veteran of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Utah.


Hon. Michael J. Newman, Treasurer


Hon. Michael J. Newman was appointed as a magistrate judge in the Southern District of Ohio in July 2011.


Elected Members


Simeon H. Baum


Simeon Baum, president of Resolve Mediation Services, Inc., has successfully mediated over 900 disputes. An attorney, with over 25 years’ experience as a litigator, Simeon has served as a mediator or ADR neutral in a wide variety of matters.


Kip T. Bollin


Kip T. Bollin is a litigation partner at Thompson Hine LLP in Cleveland, Ohio, focusing on the defense of product liability and business claims, including putative class actions.


Richard S. Dellinger


Richard Dellinger is partner in Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor and Reed, P.A. and his practice includes civil litigation, federal civil and criminal litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, and family law.


Raymond J. Dowd


Ray Dowd is a partner in Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP in New York City. He has conducted numerous bench and jury trials and arbitrations.


Katherine Gonzalez-Valentín


Katherine González-Valentín is a Senior Member at Ferraiuoli, LLC and Chair of the Labor & Employment Department.


Kristin Kimmelman


Bio coming soon...

 

 


Anh Le Kremer


Anh Le Kremer is the Deputy General Counsel of Center For Diagnostic Imagining, one of the largest provider networks for diagnostic imaging and radiology services in the nation.


Kevin A. Maxim


Kevin A. Maxim established Atlanta’s The Maxim Law Firm, P.C. in January 2009. He has represented clients from throughout the country in civil litigation matters pending in Georgia and the Southeast.


Matthew C. Moschella


Matthew C. Moschella is a partner at Sherin and Lodgen LLP in Boston, Mass. where he represents clients in all types of civil litigation.


Patrick E. O’Keefe


O'Keefe is a 1975 graduate of Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans. He was captain of the National Championship Moot Court Team in 1974 and he was selected Best Oralist in the national competition....


Dawn E. Stern


Dawn E. Stern is an Associate at DLA Piper, LLC in Washington, D.C. where she practices Government Contracts law.


Maria Z. Vathis


Maria Z. Vathis has been a member of the Federal Bar Association since the beginning of her legal career. She served as Chicago Chapter President in 2011.


Ex Officio Members


Christian K. Adams, YLD Chair


Christian Adams is a partner in the Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group at Carlsmith Ball LLP in Honolulu, Hawaii.


Warren Burke, General Counsel


Bio Coming Soon




Christie C. Varnado, Vice Presidents of the Circuits


Christine “Christie” Companion Varnado joined The Seibels Law Firm, P.A. in Charleston, South Carolina as a partner in 2009. Since 1993, her civil litigation practice has...


Hon. Elizabeth A. Kronk Warner, Sections and Divisions Chair


Hon. Elizabeth A. Kronk Warner is an Associate Professor of Law at The University of Kansas School of Law where she serves as the director of the Tribal law and Government Center and as an Affiliated Professor of Indigenous Studies.


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