Board and Staff

Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing (LCBH) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by a Board of Directors who volunteer their time to lead and guide the organization. A professional staff is responsible for the day-to-day operations, managing programmatic initiatives, and providing legal and supportive services. A Young Professionals Board (YPB) was established to promote the mission of LCBH among member constituencies and the public.

Board of Directors

Todd F. Maynes
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Louis DiSanto
Vice President
Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

Geoffrey Cockrell
Vice President
McGuireWoods LLP

Richard Astle
Sidley Austin LLP

Claire Battle
ArcelorMittal USA

Klint Bruno
The Bruno Firm

Tracey Giertz
Brinks, Gilson & Lione

Vito Giovingo

Vincent Gnoffo
Klintworth & Rozenblat IP LLC

Karen F. Grotberg
Mayer Brown

Timothy J. Heverin
Jones Day

David Hoffman

Anthony G. Hopp
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

William Levy
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Jessica Panza
Jones Day

Brad Pinne
Navigant Consulting, Inc.

John Storino
Jenner & Block LLP

Brian C. Thomas
Thomas Law

Young Professionals Board

Caitlin Ewing
Lowis & Gellen LLP

Dianna Bruno
Vice President

Yeny Estrada
Locke Lord LLP

Megan M. Burke
CNA Surety

Michael Austin
Jones Day

Kyle M. Baltes
Jones Day

Maya Ganguly

Mari Guttman

Rachel Harmon
Mace Group

Emily Keglevic

Serena Kenost

Joanna Long
Long Law Office

Samira Nazem

John Norkus
Chi City Legal

Daniel Parrish
Brinks Gilson & Lione

Jeff Stevenson
Patzik, Frank & Samotny Ltd.


Cheryl Lawrence
Executive Director

Mark Swartz
Legal Director

Frank Avellone
Supervising Attorney-TFIP

Lacy Burpee
Staff Attorney

Santiago Castrillón
Legal Support Supervisor

Christine Daly
Supportive Services Director

Dawn DeBoard
Communications and Events Manager

Aileen Flanagan
Staff Attorney

Teresa Herrera

Randall Leurquin
Website and Data Manager

Lauren Madison
AmeriCorps VISTA

Noah Magaram
Staff Attorney

Eileen Mulrenin
Operations Manager

Victoria Ogunsanya
Staff Attorney

Melissa Picciola
Staff Attorney/Pro Bono Coordinator

Sue Scholten
Intake Specialist

Kira Wilpone-Welborn
Staff Attorney