Center Advisory Board

 The Center benefits enormously from the guidance and engagement of several leading figures from the bench, the bar, and the boardroom.  Our Advisory Board members, through their individual and collective volunteer efforts, help the Center become more embedded and more relevant for confronting the many challenges faced at the intersection of law and policy with science and technology.

Danny E. Adams
Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Mr. Adams has more than 30 years of experience in the telecom industry, serving in his first years after law school in various positions as an attorney for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), including special assistant to the chief of the Common Carrier (now Wireline Competition) Bureau. More


Michael R. Arkfeld
Litigator, Educator, and Author on Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence  

Michael Arkfeld, principal of Arkfeld and Associates, is an attorney, author and educator. He is currently the Director of the ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Program (AEDEP) at the Center for Law, Science & Innovation, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, which provides contemporary education, training and research for the legal concepts and technological issues involving electronic discovery and digital evidence. More 


Fredric D. Bellamy
Shareholder, Ryley Carlock & Applewhite

Following his graduation from Harvard Law School in 1986 and Harvard University in 1983, Fredric Bellamy began practicing law, accruing 25 years of experience in civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution, focusing on complex "bet-the-company" high-stakes cases relating to many of the most difficult issues facing businesses in the West. More 


Susan D. Brienza
Partner, Ryley Carlock & Applewhite

Susan Brienza helps clients navigate complex federal laws relating to the manufacture, labeling, importing, marketing and sales of dietary supplements, NDIs, pet supplements, organic foods, functional foods, infant formulas, cosmetics, "cosmeceuticals," aromatherapy, over-the-counter drugs, homeopathic drugs, medical devices and medical foods. More


Paul Burns (Board Executive Committee)
Senior Counsel, Procopio

Mr. Burns has acted as lead counsel or co-counsel in patent, copyright, trademark, trade dress infringement, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, and technology-related contract litigation involving Fortune 1000, Global 500, and public and private companies all over the United States, as well as Europe and Asia. More 


Larry Cohen
Cohen Law Firm


Robert F. Copple (Board Chair & Executive Committee)
Copple & Associates, P.C.

In my more than 20 years of complex litigation experience, both as a large firm lawyer and as a Fortune 50 senior in-house litigation manager, I have handled major dispute issues from the prevention level to protracted negotiations to full blown litigation with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake. More 


Frank X. Curci
Partner, Ater Wynne LLP

Frank X. Curci is an intellectual property, technology and business transactions attorney. His practice focuses on the representation of technology-based companies and clients in other industries regarding a broad range of intellectual property, technology, and other business transactions. More 


Mr. Brad DeSandro
Patent Attorney, DeSandro Law Group PLLC

Mr. DeSandro is a US patent attorney, capitalizes on over two decades of law firm practice with representative clients including Micron, H-P, Microsoft, TSYS, and Visa.  He is now in sole practice focusing on intellectual property (IP) strategies for a select group of clients. More 


David W. Feigal Jr.
Adjunct Professor of Law at ASU

David W. Feigal is a Principal in NDA Partners, LLC. He teaches food and drug law and policy at the College of Law, and is an adjunct professor at the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, University of California, San Francisco. More 


Gregorio M. Garcia
Attorney, Law Office of Gregorio M. Garica, P.C.


Albert Gidari
Partner, Perkins Coie LLP

Albert Gidari is a partner at Perkins Coie LLP where he represents a broad range of companies on privacy, security, Internet, electronic surveillance and communications law. His practice also includes both civil and criminal litigation, investigations and regulatory compliance counseling. More 


Lewis S. and Misty S. Gruber 


Kirk T. Hartley
Owner, Law Science Policy (LSP) Group LLC

As of June 2011, I created my own law firm and joined a national consulting firm focused on mass tort and environment issues. The law firm is known as LSP Group LLC. The LSP stands for Law, Science, and Policy. More 


Charles F. Hauff Jr.
Partner, Snell & Wilmer LLP

Chuck Hauff's professional background includes intellectual property counseling, patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, related litigation and licensing. He has technical experience in, among other fields, the chemical, biotechnical, mechanical, electromechanical, computer software, medical products, acoustics and life sciences disciplines. More  


James Hennessy (Board Executive Committee)
Retired CEO of ING Funds


John P. Karalis
Attorney, Retired

John practiced law in Minnesota until joining Honeywell Inc. in 1970. As Associate General Counsel, he negotiated major acquisitions, joint ventures and distribution arrangements within the computer industry in the U.S., Europe, and Japan. More


Dr. Parvinderjit S. Khanuja
Hematologist, Oncologist


Keith Lindor
Executive Vice Provost & Professor, ASU Health Solutions

Keith Lindor, M.D. is Executive Vice Provost for Health Solutions at Arizona State University.  Dr. Lindor served as the Dean of the Mayo Medical School from 2005-2011 where he was also a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. More


Stephanie McRae
General Counsel, TGen


Robert J. Milligan (Board Executive Committee)
Milligan Lawless. P.C.

Robert J. Milligan is a shareholder in Milligan Lawless, P.C., and specializes in health care law. Bob limits his practice to the representation of individuals and companies in the health care and life sciences industry. More 


Roger N. Morris
Partner, Ouarles & Brady LLP

Roger Morris currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee and is chairman of Quarles & Brady’s Health & Life Sciences Industry Group. Roger has previously served as Chair of the Health Law Group and as the Firm’s marketing partner. More


Dr. George Poste
Chief Scientist & Regent's Professor, CASI, ASU

Dr. George Poste is Chief Scientist, Complex Adaptive Systems Initiative (CASI), Regents’ Professor and Del E. Webb Chair in Health Innovation at Arizona State University. He assumed this post in February 2009. This program links expertise across the university in research on synthetic biology, ubiquitous sensing and healthcare informatics for personalized medicine. More


Joseph I. Rosenbaum (Board Executive Committee)
Partner, Reed Smith LLP

Joe, a New York based partner in the global law firm of Reed Smith LLP, chairs Reed Smith’s global Advertising Technology & Media Law practice. Joe has over 30 years of international experience across a wide range of sophisticated and complex commercial transactions, in industries including advertising, entertainment and media, financial services, travel-related services, technology and much more


Mollie Roth
Managing Partner, PGx Consulting

 An attorney by training, Mollie Roth is the Managing Partner of PGx Consulting, which she started in 2010 to provide customized, personalized medicine specific business services to growing life sciences and biotech companies in the personalized medicine space. By combining her expertise in business development, law and communications, Mollie is able to provide highly customized, cost effective solutions to her clients. More


John Shufeldt
Principal, Shufeldt Counsulting

He founded NextCare Inc. in 1993 as well as numerous other health and non-health care businesses. He served as NextCare’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board until 2010. Under John’s leadership, NextCare grew from a single clinic to fifty-eight clinics in six states with annualized revenue of nearly 100 Million Dollars. More 


Judge Roslyn O. Silver
Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of Arizona

Roslyn O. Silver is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. She joined the court in 1994 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. More


G. Van Velsor Wolf Jr., Attorney

Van Wolf practices exclusively in environmental and natural resources law at the federal, state, and local levels. His work focuses on environmental due diligence in transactions, environmental liabilities and permits, analysis of lender and borrower liabilities, drafting of relevant provisions, environmental regulatory compliance and permitting, litigation involving environmental permits, and defense against environmental claims. In addition, Van is experienced in legislative matters, rule-making activities, and environmental litigation. More