Federal Legislation Committee


To monitor and review pending legislation in Congress that may affect the judiciary and trial practice in the federal courts, and the administration of justice, and promptly inform the President of the College, the Executive Director, and the Chair of any General Committee having jurisdiction over the subject matter of that proposed legislation. 

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General Committee Chair
Stephen D. Raber
Washington, DC
Williams & Connolly LLP
General Committee Vice Chair
Mark D. Hopson
Washington, DC
Sidley Austin LLP
Member of the Committee
Michael J. Shepard
San Francisco, CA
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Member of the Committee
Catherine M. Recker
Philadelphia, PA
Welsh & Recker, P.C.
Member of the Committee
Frank J. Silvestri, Jr.
Westport, CT
Verrill Dana
Member of the Committee
Benjamin H. Hill III
Tampa, FL
Hill Ward Henderson, P.A.
Regent Liaison to the Committee
William J. Murphy
Baltimore, MD
Zuckerman Spaeder LLP