Leadership Council Advisory Board

Trickett Hall Entrance

Penn State Dickinson Law’s Leadership Council Advisory Board is comprised of a diverse group of prominent alumni leaders who work to advance Dickinson Law’s mission of Practice Greatness. As ambassadors of the Law School, the Board also provides input and recommendations to the dean of Dickinson Law on topics as requested by the dean. This includes providing leadership to the Trusted Advisors Groups and supporting and ensuring Dickinson Law’s vision priorities through service to the Dickinson Law community as well as the profession as a whole.

Theodore Adler ’72
Partner
Reager & Adler PC 
Camp Hill, PA

Peter J. Anderson ’75
Of Counsel
Eversheds Sutherland LLP
Atlanta, GA

Peter B. Andrews ’98
Partner
Andrews & Springer LLC
Wilmington, DE

Brandon Biegenzahn ’04 
McDermott + Bull Executive Search
Irvine, CA

Michael Bramnick ’90
Senior Vice President Administration, Chief of Staff, Chief Compliance Officer
NRG Energy, Inc.
Princeton, NJ

Tara Burns ’17
Associate
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Philadelphia, PA

Ryan B. Caboot ’01
Senior Counsel
Highmark Inc.
Camp Hill, PA

John Cannon III ’83
Virta
Rollins, MT

Brian J. Clark ’85
Of Counsel
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Harrisburg, PA

The Honorable Charece Z. Collins ’07
PA Public Utility Commission
Office of Administrative Law Judge
Harrisburg, PA

Steven M. Coren ’80
Shareholder
Kaufman Coren & Ress, P.C.
Philadelphia, PA

Denise Foster Cronin ’97
Vice President, Federal and RTO Regulatory Affairs
East Kentucky Power Cooperative
Winchester, KY

John F. Duggan ’94
Senior Vice President & Legal Counsel
Select Medical
Mechanicsburg, PA

James W. Durham ’65
Attorney & Mediator
Durham Mediation/Arbitration Services
Media, PA

Michael W. Gang ’77
Principal
Chair, Firm Board of Directors
Post & Schell, P.C.
Harrisburg, PA

Zachary Gihorski ’20
Director of Government Affairs and Sustainability
National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
Washington, DC

Hubert X. Gilroy ’79
Shareholder
Martson Law Offices
Carlisle, PA

Richard Goldberg ’63
Principal
Hourigan Kluger & Quinn PC
Kingston, PA

René Gornall ’06
Chief of Staff
American Journalism Project
Washington, DC

Dusty Elias Kirk ’79
Partner
Reed Smith LLP
Pittsburgh, PA

William M. Lafferty ’89
Partner
Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP
Wilmington, DE

G. Griffith Lindsay, III ’79*
Marriott International
West Palm Beach, FL

H. Laddie Montague Jr. ’63
Chair Emeritus and Of Counsel
Berger & Montague P.C.
Philadelphia, PA

Christine Hurst Perrucci ’94
Of Counsel
Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor
Bethlehem, PA

Philip Petrina ’22
Associate
McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC
Harrisburg, PA

The Honorable Sylvia H. Rambo ’62
U.S. District Court Middle District
Harrisburg, PA

The Honorable Thomas J. Ridge ’72
Chair
Ridge Global
Washington, DC

Kristi Lane Scott ’03
Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer
United States Federal Government
Washington, DC

Mary (Masie) Benefield Seiverling ’82*
Counsel
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Office of General Counsel
Hummelstown, PA

Tracy L. Steele ’95
Member
Ferro Steele, LLC
Plymouth Meeting, PA

Noreen M. Tama ’86
General Counsel
All Sober, Public Benefit Corp.
Alexandria, VA

Elikem K. Tsikata ’21
Senior Innovation Strategist
Jump Associates
San Francisco, CA

Thomas L. VanKirk ’70*
Highmark Health
Pittsburgh, PA

Erin Varley ’18
Deputy District Attorney
Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office
Harrisburg, PA

Elizabeth J. Vastine ’94
Restorative Practitioner, Facilitator & Educator
The Stone Vastine Group, LLC
Chicago, IL

Angela N. Velez ’11
Senior Counsel
Invesco US
New York, NY

Dr. Marion Welp, LL.M. ’96
Executive Consultant
Consecutive Consult
Düsseldorf, Germany

David E. Wilks ’89
Member
Wilks Lukoff & Bracegirdle, LLC
Wilmington, DE

The Honorable LeRoy S. Zimmerman ’59
Of Counsel
Eckert, Seamans, Cherin & Mellott, LLC
Harrisburg, PA

*Retired