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The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC), composed of recognized leaders in the legal community who have achieved professional distinction, is dedicated to promoting knowledge, fellowship, and professionalism of its members as they pursue the course of a balanced justice system and represent those in need of a defense in civil lawsuits. 

Read our history in the 75th Anniversary edition of:
 [Above and Beyond: A History of The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel]





The FDCC values and is committed to promoting diversity within the organization’s membership, environment, and culture. The FDCC seeks to foster understanding, acceptance, and respect among all people. The FDCC recognizes that the inclusion of people from diverse backgrounds enriches us personally, strengthens our organization, and enhances the quality and talent within the legal profession.



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Position Name Company City/Province State/Country
Chair Broman , Stacy A. Meagher & Geer PLLP Minneapolis MN
Vice Chair Craver , John P. White and Steele, PC Denver CO
Vice Chair Del Carpio , Carlos E. Carroll McNulty Kull LLC Chicago IL
Vice Chair Henderson , Charles D. Henderson Consulting and Risk Management Newtown Square PA
Vice Chair Perry , Meloney Cargil Perry Law P.C. Dallas TX
Vice Chair Ridley , Terence M. Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP Denver CO
Vice Chair Wilkerson III, John S. Turner, Padget, Graham & Laney, PA Charleston SC
Board Liaison Currie Jr., Edward J. Currie Johnson Griffin & Myers, P.A. Jackson MS
Member Ackerman , Wystan M. Robinson & Cole LLP Hartford CT
Member Acomb , William Ryan Porteous, Hainkel and Johnson, LLP New Orleans LA
Member Adrien , Christophe Adrien Avocats Paris
Member Albert , John C. Crabbe, Brown and James Columbus OH
Member Alford , Helen Johnson Alford Bolin, LLC Mobile AL
Member Allen , Robert D. Law Offices of Robert D Allen, PLLC Dallas TX
Member Alverson , J. Bruce Alverson Taylor Mortensen & Sanders Las Vegas NV
Member Anderson, III , Victor R. Wade & Lowe Irvine CA
Member Arena, Jr. Jr., Samuel J. Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young Philadelphia PA
Member Aylward , Michael F. Morrison Mahoney & Miller, LLP Boston MA
Member Bailey, III , Clifford (Ford) K. Wells Marble & Hurst, PLLC Ridgeland MS
Member Beehler , Bradley John Morley Law Firm, Ltd. Grand Forks ND
Member Bell , David M. David Bell & Associates, PLLC Phoenix AZ
Member Belt Jr., Robert H. Philadelphia Insurance Companies Bala Cynwyd PA
Member Berk , William Stewart Berk, Merchant & Sims, PLC Coral Gables FL
Member Biscan , Matthew Y. Satriana & Biscan, LLC Denver CO
Member Bjorkquist , Sonia L. Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Toronto, Ontario Canada
Member Bocan , David E. Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, LLP Los Angeles CA
Member Bohn , Thayla P. American Fidelity Corporation Law Dept. Oklahoma City OK
Member Bonasso , Michael Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso PLLC Charleston WV
Member Box , Bradford D. Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, PLC Memphis TN
Member Brown , Janet L. Boehm Brown Harwood, PA Maitland FL
Member Bruck , Michael C. Williams Montgomery & John Ltd Chicago IL
Member Butler Jr., Paul B. Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP Tampa FL
Member Cain , Kevin C. Zizik, Powers, O'Connell, Spaulding & Lamontagne, P.C. Westwood MA
Member Celebrezze , Bruce D. Sedgwick LLP San Francisco CA
Member Celia , Christine S. ACE USA Wilmington DE
Member Christian , Douglas L. Christian Dichter & Sluga, P.C. Phoenix AZ
Member Clemens , Michael P. Butt, Thornton & Baehr PC Albuquerque NM
Member Cole , Clark H. Armstrong Teasdale LLP St. Louis MO
Member Collins Jr., Lewis F. Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP Tampa FL
Member Corneille , Barrett J. Corneille Law Group, LLC Madison WI
Member Cox , A. Johnston Shareholder- Gallivan, White & Boyd, PA Columbia SC
Member Croly , Colin V. England
Member Crowell , John W. Crowell Gillis & Cooper PLLC Columbus MS
Member Dantic , Bradley D. ALPS Corporation Missoula MT
Member Dikeman , Marvin D. Webb, Zschunke, Neary & Dikeman, LLP Atlanta GA
Member Dixon , Jeanette L. Manning & Kass Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP New York NY
Member Doohen , Stephen E. Whitfield & Eddy PLC Des Moines IA
Member Downs , Andrew B. Bullivant Houser Bailey, PC San Francisco CA
Member Elkovitch , April A. Meadowbrook Insurance Group Westerville OH
Member Ewald , William J. Braun Kendrick Finkbeiner, PLC Saginaw MI
Member Farrar , Steven E. Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP Greenville SC
Member Feinberg , Mark J. Zelle, Hofmann, Voelbel & Mason, LLP Minneapolis MN
Member Fiasco , William A. Atkinson, Haskins Tulsa OK
Member Fisher , Robert G. Scottsdale Insurance Company Scottsdale AZ
Member Fitzpatrick , Elizabeth A. Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. Melville NY
Member Foggan , Laura Wiley Rein LLP Washington DC
Member Fowler , Tracy H. Snell & Wilmer LLP Salt Lake City UT
Member Fraser , Leo W. Leo W. Fraser, III New York NY
Member Gallivan , H. Mills Gallivan, White & Boyd, PA Greenville SC
Member Gann , M. Keith Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart, LLP Birmingham AL
Member Garrison , Paul C. Infinity Insurance Company Birmingham AL
Member Gogoel , Mary K. Hudgins Law Firm Alexandria VA
Member Governo , David M. Governo Law Firm LLC Boston MA
Member Griffin , Charles E. Butler Snow O'Mara Stevens & Cannada Ridgeland MS
Member Guillory , Jeffery M. Shelter Insurance Companies Columbia MO
Member Hall , Lee M. Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC Huntington WV
Member Hammond , Rick L. Johnson & Bell Ltd. Chicago IL
Member Harwood , Susan B. Boehm Brown Harwood, PA Maitland FL
Member Henderson , Robert A. Polsinelli PC Kansas City MO
Member Hiraoka , Keith K. Roeca Luria Hiraoka LLP Honolulu HI
Member Hoffman , Jennifer A. Marlow Adler Abrams Newman & Lewis Coral Gables FL
Member Holweger , Larry M. Cuna Mutual Group Madison WI
Member Houser , Douglas G. Bullivant Houser Bailey, PC Portland OR
Member Hudgins , David D. Hudgins Law Firm Alexandria VA
Member Intondi , John M. Olympia Management Company Suwanee GA
Member Johnson , C. Michael The Johnson Insurance Law Group, LLC Atlanta GA
Member Jones , Mark E. Shelter Insurance Companies Columbia MO
Member Jurman , Rory Eric Fowler White Burnett, P.A. Fort Lauderdale FL
Member Kelly, Jr. , James L. Ace USA Wilmington DE
Member Kiernan , Michael K. Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP St. Petersburg FL
Member Kingman , Dale L. Gordon Tilden Thomas & Cordell Seattle WA
Member Kohane , Dan D. Hurwitz & Fine, PC Buffalo NY
Member Laney IV, Edward W. Turner, Padget, Graham & Laney, P.A. Columbia SC
Member Lang , Christian G. Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd Zurich Switzerland
Member Lawler , Jean M. Murchison & Cumming, LLP Los Angeles CA
Member Lonero , Jay M. Larzelere Picou Wells Simpson Lonero LLC Metairie LA
Member Margo , Robert C. OK
Member Marino , Robert J. Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. Pittsburgh PA
Member Marvinney , Craig A. Walter & Haverfield LLP Cleveland OH
Member Massie , Robert L. Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP Huntington WV
Member McCune , Daniel R. Childs McCune LLC Denver CO
Member McMyne , Michael IFGW Hartford CT
Member Melchiode , Gerald A. Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith New Orleans LA
Member Merten , Howard A. Partridge, Snow & Hahn Providence RI
Member Miller II, Donald L. Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. Louisville KY
Member Moore , Robert C. NationsBuilders Insurance Services, Inc. Atlanta GA
Member Morgan Jr., G.D. (Doc) McAngus Goudelock & Courie Greenville SC
Member Myles Jr., Donald L. Jones, Skelton & Hochuli Phoenix AZ
Member Nelson , Michael R. Nelson Levine de Luca & Hamilton, LLC New York NY
Member Niemeyer , Michael C. Hand Arendall, LLC Fairhope AL
Member O'Donnell , Barbara A. Zelle McDonough & Cohen LLP Boston MA
Member Olson , Peter W. Cades Schutte LLP Honolulu HI
Member Pace Jr., Samuel J. Dugan, Brinkmann, Maginnis and Pace Philadelphia PA
Member Phillips , Michael C.
Member Polscer , Diane L. Gordon & Polscer, LLC Portland OR
Member Preston , Brett J. Hill Ward & Henderson PA Tampa FL
Member Priest , Park L. English Lucas Priest & Owsley, LLP Bowling Green KY
Member Priore , Philip D. McCormick & Priore Philadelphia PA
Member Puryear , Jeffrey W. Womack, Phelps & McNeill, P.A. Jonesboro AR
Member Rambin , W. Neil Sedgwick LLP Dallas TX
Member Richards , Phil R. Richards & Connor Tulsa OK
Member Roberts , Todd A. Ropers, Majeski, Kohn Bentley Redwood City CA
Member Roberts , Victoria H. Meadowbrook Insurance Group Scottsdale AZ
Member Ruppelt , Ronna F. National General Insurance Cleveland OH
Member Salter , Scott M. Starnes Davis Florie LLP Birmingham AL
Member Scher , Gregory B. Woolls & Peer Los Angeles CA
Member Schildt , Steven J. Post & Schell, PC Philadelphia PA
Member Schroder , Michael H. Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers Atlanta GA
Member Segalla , Thomas F. Goldberg Segalla LLP Buffalo NY
Member Semple , James W. Morris James LLP Wilmington DE
Member Sever , Jay R. Phelps Dunbar, LLP New Orleans LA
Member Shults , Robert A. Lugenbuhl Wheaton Peck Rankin & Hubbard Houston TX
Member Sinnott , John W. Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore LLC New Orleans LA
Member Sinor , Drew J. Hand Arendall, LLC Birmingham AL
Member Sluga , Gena L. Christian, Dichter & Sluga Phoenix AZ
Member Snowden , Marcus B. Snowden LLP, Coverage Counsel Toronto, Ontario Canada
Member Sorenson , Kellie N. Florida Doctors Insurance Company Jacksonville FL
Member Thompson, Jr. , James B. Goodis Thompson & Miller PA St. Petersburg FL
Member Varga , Gregory P. Robinson & Cole LLP Hartford CT
Member Varner , Debra Tedeschi McNeer Highland McMunn Varner LC Clarksburg WV
Member Varner , James A. McNeer, Highland, McMunn and Varner, LC Clarksburg WV
Member Walton , Gordon K. Walton Law Group LLC Chicago IL
Member Wang , Joyce C. Carlson, Calladine & Peterson, LLP San Francisco CA
Member Waring , Bradish J. Nexsen Pruet, LLC Charleston SC
Member White , Paul S. Tressler LLP Los Angeles CA
Member Witke , Gregory A. Patterson Law Firm, L.L.P. Des Moines IA
Member Woodard III, John R. Franden, Woodard, Farris, Quillin & Goodnight Tulsa OK
Member Zarillo Jr., Anthony J. Bevan, Mosca, Giuditta & Zarillo, P.C. Basking Ridge NJ
Member Zizik , David W. Zizik, Powers, O'Connell, Spaulding & Lamontagne, PC Westwood MA

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