Samuel E. Gates Litigation Award Committee

MANDATE: To honor a lawyer or judge, whether or not a Fellow of the College, who has made a significant, exceptional, and lasting contribution to the improvement of the litigation process. 

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Committee Members

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Paul J. Hickey


Hickey & Evans

Cheyenne, WY

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A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr.

Vice Chair

US Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Greenville, SC

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Mark P. Goodman


Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

New York, NY

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Wendy M. Matheson


Superior Court of Justice, Ontario

Toronto, ON

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Renee E. Rothauge


Perkins Coie LLP

Portland, OR

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Paula Fisette Sweeney


Slack & Davis, LLP

Dallas, TX

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Jack Zouhary


U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Toledo, OH

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Roy B. (Skip) Dalton, Jr.

Immediate Past Chair

US District Court, Middle District of Florida

Orlando, FL

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Lyn P. Pruitt


DLA Piper LLP (US)

Little Rock, AR