About the Foundation

About the Foundation

The Law School Foundation, created in 1952 as a trust by Law School alumni and now a nonprofit corporation, receives, administers, and manages private gifts from graduates and friends. The school’s current strength and national standing can be attributed directly to private resources.

The Foundation's Board of Trustees consists of 19 elected trustees and several ex-officio members including the dean.

The Law School's Alumni Association was organized in 1921 to advance the cause of legal education, promote the interests of the Law School, and encourage professional associations and fellowship among its graduates.

It is a non-dues paying organization governed by an Alumni Council of 15 elected members, the officers and former presidents of the association, and the chairs of its standing committees, the largest of which is the National Appeals Committee responsible for directing the Annual Giving Campaign.

Foundation Staff

Law School Foundation Board of Trustees

J. Warren Gorrell, Jr. '79, Chair
Sarah Robinson Borders '88
Carlos M. Brown '99
David C. Burke '93
Thomas R. Denison '86
Douglas E. Eckert '93
Sharon S. Goodwyn '88
John C. Jeffries, Jr. '73
Catherine M. Keating ’87
Catherine A. Lawton '84
Theodore A. Mathas '92
Michael S. Miller '77
Sharon M. Owlett '75
Tim R. Palmer '83
Cecil D. Quillen III '88
Christopher D. Ray '95
Renee E. Ring '76
Dasha Smith '98
F. Blair Wimbush '80
Robert G. Zack '75

Ex-Officio Members

Carlos M. Brown '99
Risa Goluboff
Tiffany Marie Graves '06
Elizabeth Finn Johnson '87 

Honorary Members

Martha D. Ballenger '69
Lillian R. BeVier
Nancy L. Buc '69
Michael A. Caddell '79
Stephen A. Cardi '66
Alfonso L. Carney, Jr. '74
Wallace L. Cook '64
Cameron L. Cowan '81
Gene D. Dahmen '67
Charles D. Fox IV '80
William B. Fryer '74
John W. Glynn, Jr. '65
Allen C. Goolsby III '68
Michael J. Horvitz '75
Jeffrey L. Humber, Jr. '78
Euclid A. Irving '76
Barbara S. Jeremiah '77
Martha Lubin Karsh '81
M. Langhorne Keith '70
Edward J. Kelly III '81
Roger H. Kimmel '71
David L. Mulliken '75
Gordon F. Rainey, Jr. '67
Albert Ritchie '64
Norman A. Scher '62
Elizabeth S. Scott '77
William M. Slaughter '66
Suzelle M. Smith '83
John Charles Thomas '75
John L. Warden '65
Samuel B. Witt, III '64

Alumni Council

Elizabeth Finn Johnson '87, President
Eric C. Broyles '95, Vice President
David P. Saunders '07, Second Vice President
Katherine J. Brennan '03
Hanna Casper '93
Bryan E. Davis '84
Grace Fu '09
James Hammons '93
Harry J. Hicks III '85
Ricardo J. Hollingsworth '94
Gloria Cordes Larson '77
Andrea Neuman '90
Kim B. Phipps '91
Elihu F. Robertson '79
Catherine E. Stetson '94
Clarence Stone '87
J. Leonard Teti '05
John W. Woods Jr. '95


Kenneth S. Abraham
Michael D. Gilbert


J. Goodwin Bland '87
Stephen A. Cardi '66
Gene D. Dahmen '67
William B. Fryer '74
Risa Goluboff 
Allen C. Goolsby III '68
Tiffany Marie Graves '06
James L. Malone III '72
Patricia Merrill '92 
Leigh B. Middleditch, Jr. '57
Janet Schwitzer Nolan '89
Sadler Poe '71
Renee E. Ring '76
Albert Ritchie '64
Norman A. Scher '62
Harry A. Shannon III '82
F. Blair Wimbush '80

Other Officers

Luis Alvarez, Jr. '88, Secretary-Treasurer
Ellen Cecelia Walker, Assistant Secretary-Treasurer