Council Elections

During the Opening Session of the ALI Annual Meeting, ALI membership will be asked to vote on six new Council members for five-year terms, as well as on the re-election of 10 current Council members to additional five-year terms.

The Council nominees are:

  • Stephanos Bibas, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, Philadelphia, PA
  • Bridget M. McCormack, American Arbitration Association-International Centre for Dispute Resolution, New York, NY
  • Darrell A. H. Miller, Duke University School of Law, Durham, NC
  • Randolph D. Moss, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, Washington, DC
  • Teresa Wynn Roseborough, Home Depot, Atlanta, GA
  • Sarah Hawkins Warren, Georgia Supreme Court, Atlanta, GA

The incumbent Council members nominated for re-election are:

  • Scott Bales, Arizona Supreme Court (Retired), Phoenix, AZ
  • Evan R. Chesler, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP (Retired), New York, NY
  • Allison H. Eid, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, Denver, CO
  • Daniel C. Girard, Girard Sharp LLP, San Francisco, CA
  • Thomas M. Hardiman, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Teresa Wilton Harmon, Sidley Austin LLP, Chicago, IL
  • Pamela S. Karlan, Stanford Law School, Stanford, CA
  • Lance Liebman, Columbia Law School, New York, NY
  • Raymond J. Lohier Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, New York, NY 
  • Seth P. Waxman, WilmerHale, Washington, DC

Biographies of the Council nominees are included below. 

Council Nominees

Stephanos Bibas is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Judge Bibas was previously a professor of law and criminology at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. As director of the Penn Law Supreme Court Clinic, he argued six cases before the Supreme Court of the United States and filed briefs in dozens of others. He graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia University in 1989 with a B.A. in political theory and from Oxford University in 1991 with a B.A. in jurisprudence. He then earned his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1994.

After graduating from Yale Law, Judge Bibas clerked for Judge Patrick Higginbotham of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court and was a litigation associate at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, D.C. Thereafter, Judge Bibas served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where he successfully prosecuted the world’s leading expert in Tiffany stained glass for hiring a grave robber to steal priceless Tiffany windows from cemeteries. Before his tenure at Penn Law, Judge Bibas taught at the University of Chicago Law School and the University of Iowa College of Law and was a research fellow at Yale Law School. He has published two books and more than sixty scholarly articles.

Education: Columbia University, B.A.; Yale Law School, J.D.

Bridget Mary McCormack is President and CEO of the American Arbitration Association-International Centre for Dispute Resolution. She is also a Strategic Advisor to the Future of the Profession Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. Until the end of 2022, McCormack was Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, a position her peers selected her for in January 2019 after she served for six years as a Justice. While on the Court, she championed innovation and the use of technology to improve access to justice.

A graduate of New York University Law School, McCormack started her legal career in New York City. In 1996, she joined the Yale Law School faculty. She then joined the University of Michigan Law School faculty in 1998, where she taught criminal law, legal ethics, and numerous clinics. She was Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs from 2002 until 2012.

McCormack was elected to The American Law Institute in 2013. The Attorney General of the United States appointed her to the National Commission on Forensic Science in 2014. In 2019, the Governor of Michigan named her Co-Chair of the Michigan Joint Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration. In 2020, she joined the American Bar Association’s Council on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar and currently serves as Vice Chair. In 2021, the Governor of Michigan asked her to co-chair the Michigan Task Force on Forensic Science and to chair the Michigan Jail Reform Advisory Council. She also chaired the Michigan Judicial Council, the strategic planning body for the judicial branch. In 2021, McCormack was also appointed to serve nationally on The Council of State Governments Healthy States National Task Force and the ABA Center for Innovation’s Governing Council. She was also named Chair of the ABA Board of Elections.

McCormack is an Editor of the ABA’s preeminent publication, Litigation Journal. She speaks and writes frequently about access to justice, innovation in the legal profession, and legal education.

McCormack is married to Steven Croley, General Counsel and Chief Policy Officer at Ford Motor Company. They have four adult children.

Education: Trinity College B.A.; New York University School of Law J.D.

Darrell A. H. Miller is the Melvin G. Shimm Professor of Law at Duke Law School. He writes and teaches in the areas of civil rights, constitutional law, civil procedure, state and local government law, and legal history. His scholarship has been published in leading law reviews such as the Yale Law Journal, the University of Chicago Law Review, and the Columbia Law Review, and has been cited by numerous courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Oxford University, and a former clerk to the Honorable R. Guy Cole, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Education: Anderson University, B.A.; Harvard Law School, J.D.

Randolph D. Moss has served on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia since 2014. Judge Moss received an A.B., summa cum laude, from Hamilton College in 1983, and a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1986.  

After law school, Judge Moss served as a law clerk first for Judge Pierre N. Leval of the Southern District of New York and then for Justice John Paul Stevens of the United States Supreme Court. Following his clerkships, he worked at the law firm Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering from 1989 to 1996. He next joined the United States Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counsel, where he served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General from 1996 to 1998, Acting Assistant Attorney General from 1998 to 2000, and Assistant Attorney General from 2000 to 2001.

After leaving the Department of Justice, Judge Moss returned to the Washington office of his previous law firm, now Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, where he chaired the Regulatory and Government Affairs Department. He left the firm upon his confirmation to the bench in November 2014.

Judge Moss served as a member of the Criminal Law Committee of the Judicial Conference from 2017 to 2023 and as Chair of the Committee from 2020 to 2023. He currently serves as a member of the Defender Services Committee of the Judicial Conference and as a Liaison Representative to the Administrative Conference of the United States.

Education: Hamilton College, B.A.; Yale Law School, J.D. 

Teresa Wynn Roseborough is responsible for The Home Depot’s legal functions, government relations and external communications. In addition, as corporate secretary, Teresa serves as a liaison between the board of directors and the company and is responsible for all corporate governance matters.

Teresa and the legal team are responsible for securities, litigation, employment, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, store operations, risk management and intellectual property. She also leads the government relations team as they address legislative issues that impact the business environment, the retail industry and our associates. Teresa also oversees Home Depot’s external communications team, including all corporate, consumer and nonprofit communication functions.

Before joining The Home Depot in 2011, Teresa held several positions in the legal department of MetLife, and she was formerly a partner in the firm that is now Eversheds Sutherland. Teresa’s more than 30 years of legal experience also includes government service as deputy assistant attorney general for the U.S. Department of Justice; law clerk for Justice John Paul Stevens of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge James Dickson Phillips of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; and an employee of the Department of Defense in West Germany.

Teresa was named one of 25 Influential Black Women in Business by The Network Journal and as one of America’s top black attorneys by Black Enterprise. Her civic involvements include serving as a public member of the Administrative Conference of the U.S., co-chair of the board of directors of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and a member of the Board of Overseers of the RAND Corporation Institute for Civil Justice.

Teresa earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Virginia, a master’s degree in education from Boston University, and a juris doctor with high honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she was editor-in-chief of the Law Review.

Education: University of Virginia, B.A.; University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D.

Sarah Hawkins Warren was appointed to the Supreme Court of Georgia by Governor Nathan Deal and was sworn in on September 17, 2018. She was re-elected statewide for a six-year term in 2020. Justice Warren previously served as Solicitor General for the State of Georgia under Attorney General Chris Carr.

Justice Warren earned a B.A. in Public Policy and Spanish, magna cum laude, from Duke University. After graduation, Justice Warren served as Deputy Press Secretary for the White House Office of Management and Budget.

Justice Warren received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Duke University School of Law, where she served as Editor in Chief of Law and Contemporary Problems and on the Executive Committee of the Federalist Society.

Following her graduation from law school, Justice Warren served as a law clerk to then-Chief Judge J.L. Edmondson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and to the Honorable Richard J. Leon of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. She also practiced as a litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Washington, D.C., where she represented clients before state and federal courts and was outside counsel to Georgia in Florida v. Georgia, No. 142 Original (United States Supreme Court).

In 2015, Justice Warren and her family returned home to Georgia, where she began service in the Office of Attorney General Sam Olens as Deputy Solicitor General and Special Counsel for Water Litigation. In January 2017, she was appointed Solicitor General by Attorney General Chris Carr, and in that role served as the chief appellate lawyer for the State of Georgia and the primary constitutional law advisor to the Attorney General.  As Solicitor General, Justice Warren represented Georgia in multi-state litigation and in appeals before state and federal courts, including in an argument before the United States Supreme Court.

Justice Warren currently serves on the Duke Law School Board of Visitors, the Berry College Board of Trustees, and the Advisory Board for the Atlanta Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society. She lives in Atlanta with her husband, Blaise, and their three children.

Education: Duke University, B.A.; Duke University School of Law, J.D.