Officers for 2017-2018

President: Jordan V. Hill

Jordan V. Hill is a third-year student at the Law School. He graduated from The George Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy. This past summer, he worked as a summer associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Jones day and as a law clerk for Senator Mike Lee. He is an active member in the Black Law Students Association, the Edmund Burke Society, the Entertainment and Sports Law Society, the St. Thomas More Society, the Federal Bar Association Student Division, and the Law School Musical.

External Vice President: John Tienken

John Tienken is a third-year student at The Law School where he is the Managing Online Editor of The Law Review. He graduated from the University of Illinois Springfield with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and English. Prior to law school, John worked as a segment producer at the Fox News Channel. During the past two summers, he has worked at Marvel Studios in Los Angeles, Burford Capital in Chicago, and the New York and Washington DC offices of Simpson Thacher Bartlett LLP. John is also an active member of the Chicago Law Foundation, and the Guild of Carillonneurs. He is looking forward to an exciting year of Federalist Society events featuring debate, discussion, and the free exchange of ideas!

Internal Vice President: Lauren Croft

Lauren is a third-year student at The Law School. She is originally from Florida and graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2015. In 2016 she worked for Texas Defender Service in Houston, TX on capital punishment. She was a Summer Associate for Kirkland & Ellis in Houston this past summer and will return there after law school. Lauren is also an active member of the Edmund Burke Society.

Vice President & Chair of the Joseph Story Award: Brent Cooper

Brent Cooper is a third-year student at the Law School, where he is a member of The Edmund Burke Society and serves as Managing Editor of The University of Chicago Law Review. He graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M University with a double major in economics and philosophy. Last summer, Brent worked as a Summer Associate at Baker Botts LLP in Houston, Texas and at McKool Smith in Dallas, Texas. He is an avid fan of the Houston Astros.

Vice President & Chair of the Otis Award: Jandi Wilson

Jandi is a third year student at The Law School. She originally hails from a rural town in Ohio, but is loving life in the big city. While Jandi has loved every bit of her two years at the University of Chicago, her favorite part has been meeting, falling in love with, and marrying the love of her life--also a UChicago Law student and FedSoc member. Jandi received her undergraduate degree from Bryan College, where she studied political science and Spanish. During her summers, Jandi has worked as a law clerk in the Office of the Attorney General for the State of Texas and as a summer associate in the Washington, DC office of BakerHostetler, respectively. Jandi is the president of Law Students for Life, and is also active in the Edmund Burke Society. Jandi's hobbies include playing the piano and trying to keep a plethora of succulents alive.

Treasurer: Doug Gates

Doug Gates is a third-year student at the Law School. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a degree in Political Science and holds advanced degrees from Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service and the United States Naval War College. Before law school, Doug was a U.S. naval officer, serving in warships based in Japan and on the Political Science faculty at Annapolis. As a student, Doug has worked as a Summer Associate at WilmerHale in Washington and in the Office of the General Counsel for Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner in Chicago. He is the founder of Law School Veterans and an active member of the Edmund Burke Society, the International Law Society, the China Law Society, the St. Thomas More Society, and Law Students for Life. He is a Navy Reserve Lieutenant Commander and an avid fan of the Washington Nationals.

Programming Director: Jeremy Rozansky

Jeremy Rozansky is a second-year student at The Law School, where he is a member of The Law Review. He graduated from the University of Chicago with an A.B. in Fundamentals: Issues & Texts and Political Science. Jeremy has worked for National Affairs, The Tikvah Fund, the Marco Rubio for President campaign, on the Judiciary Committee for Senator Mike Lee, and written for several magazines. He is a member of the Edmund Burke Society and Vice President of the Jewish Law Students Association and the Louis D. Brandeis Center. Jeremy was born in San Diego and grew up near Portland, Oregon.

Programming Director: Sarah Welch

Sarah Welch is a second-year student at the Law School, where she is a member of the Law Review. In addition to her work with the Federalist Society, she is active in the Vincent Gambini Society, the Christian Legal Society, and the Edmund Burke Society, and plays on the law school's intramural Ultimate frisbee team, the Learned Handlers. Sarah is from Ohio, and graduated summa cum laude from Ohio University with a B.A. in music and minors in physics, mathematics, Italian studies, and Law, Justice & Culture Studies. This past summer, Sarah worked in the appeals section of the Ohio Attorney General's Office.

Programming Director: Eric Wessan

Eric Wessan is a second-year student at The Law School, where he serves as a staff member of the Legal Forum. He is originally from Westport, Connecticut, and graduated from the College at the University of Chicago with a political science degree. Between The College and The Law School, Eric worked for Her Majesty's Government as Vice Consul of Policy & Communication for the Midwest. This past summer, he worked at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois. He is also an active member of the Federal Bar Association Student Division, the Edmund Burke Society, the Jewish Law Students Association, and the Law School Republicans.

Events Director: Taylor Imperiale

Taylor Imperiale is a second-year law student at the Law School. He is originally from Lake Arrowhead, CA. He graduated from Duke University in 2014, with majors in Political Science and History and a minor in Spanish. Before beginning law school, he spent two years teaching high school Spanish in Philadelphia as a Teach for America corps member. After 1L year, Taylor worked as a judicial intern at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Communications Director: Zachary Reynolds

Zachary Reynolds is a second-year student at the law school where he is a member of The University of Chicago Law Review. Hailing from Alleyton, Texas, Zack graduated from Thomas Aquinas College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy and Theology. Prior to law school, he completed a Master's degree in Politics from Hillsdale College and worked for a year as a research assistant on the official biography of Sir Winston Churchill. This past summer, Zack interned for Judge Raymond Gruender of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis, MO. Zack is also an active member of the Edmund Burke Society and the co-president of the Law School Republicans.

Social Director: Angelina Moore

Angelina Moore is a second-year student at The Law School. She graduated summa cum laude from Ohio University with a Bachelor in Business Administration and a Certificate in Law, Justice, & Culture. This past summer, she worked as a judicial intern for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Angelina is a Staff Member on The University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2L Representative of the Law Students Association, Vice President of the Federal Bar Association, and an active member of the Edmund Burke Society.

Membership Director: Rachel Kubasak

Rachel Kubasak is a 2L at the University of Chicago Law School. Born and raised in San Diego, Rachel is a lifelong fan of the Fighting Irish and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame. As membership director for the Federalist Society, Rachel hopes to welcome more 1Ls into the FedSoc family and assist 1Ls as they transition into the law school.

Assistant Treasurer: Michael Zarian

Michael Zarian is a second-year student at The Law School where he is a member of The University of Chicago Law Review. He graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University with a degree in Applied Physics. Last summer, Michael worked for Baker Botts L.L.C in Dallas, Texas in the Intellectual Property practice group and will be returning this summer. Michael is also an active member of the Dallin H. Oaks Society, the Intellectual Property Law Society, and the Texas Law Society.