Board of Trustees


Charles P. Fairchild '09
Chair of the Southwestern Law School Board of Trustees
General Counsel, Lost Creek Land & Cattle Company, LLC

Lauren B. Leichtman '77
Vice-Chair of the Southwestern Law School Board of Trustees
Chief Executive Officer, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners

Walter M. Yoka '80
Vice-Chair of the Southwestern Law School Board of Trustees
Partner, Yoka & Smith, LLP

J. Bernard Alexander ‘86
Partner, Alexander Morrison + Fehr, LLP

Kevin Burke
Founder, Managing Partner, Trinity Capital, LLC

Steven P. Byrne '77
Attorney at Law, Byrne & Associates

Michael E. Cahill '22 (LL.D., Honorary)
Executive Vice President and General Counsel (Retired), Trust Company of the West

Thomas L. Driscoll '80
Attorney at Law

Peter Duchesneau '93
Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Robert Ford '17
President, Nickel Club
Senior Manager, Business Affairs, A3 Artists Agency

John M. Gerro '77
Attorney at Law

Jahmy S. Graham '14
Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Hon. J. Gary Hastings '72
Justice (Retired), California Court of Appeal,
Second Appellate District

Thomas H. Hoberman '75
Partner, Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Kaller, Gellman, Meigs & Fox, LLP

Betty P. Kelepecz ‘90
Chief of Police (Retired); Attorney at Law
President, Public Safety Consulting, Inc.

Alicia Matricardi '06
President, Southwestern Alumni Association
Attorney at Law, Matricardi Law

Maria Mehranian
Managing Partner and Chief Financial Officer, Cordoba Corporation

Hon. Robert H. Philibosian '67
Of Counsel, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP

Cherie S. Raidy ‘81
Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

Mee H. Semcken '90
President, Lee Consulting Group, LLC

Heidy Vaquerano ’08
Partner, Fox Rothschild, LLP

George Woolverton '75
Co-President and Firm Manager, Stockwell, Harris, Woolverton & Helphrey

Trustees Emeriti 

Dennis P.R. Codon '77
Trustee Emeritus
Of Counsel, Blank Rome, LLP

Sheldon A. Gebb
Trustee Emeritus
Managing Partner (Retired), Baker & Hostetler, LLP

Hon. Ronald S.W. Lew '71
Trustee Emeritus
Senior Judge of the United States District Court, Central District of California

Brian A. Sun
Trustee Emeritus
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US, LLP

Current as of October 12, 2022