Board of Directors

ISLP is governed by a 26-member Board of Directors. Its affiliate in London, ISLP-UK, is led by the ISLP-UK Board of Trustees. ISLP is additionally honored to work with international experts in their fields through its Human Rights Advisory Council and Volunteer Program Advisors and Special Advisors.

ISLP Board Officers

Anthony F. Essaye (Co-President)                                     Joseph C. Bell (Secretary)
Retired Partner, Clifford Chance US LLP                              Of Counsel, Hogan Lovells US LLP

Robert H. Kapp (Co-President)                                           Richard N. Winfield (Treasurer)
Of Counsel, Hogan Lovells US LLP                                      Retired Partner, Clifford Chance US LLP

ISLP Board Members

Ruth Greenspan Bell
Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

David E. Birenbaum
Of Counsel, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Claudette M. Christian
Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP

Christopher G. Cross
Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP 

Boris Dolgonos
Partner, Jones Day

Pamela Hughes
Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

William C. Kelly, Jr.
President, Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future

Zbigniew Lasocik
Chair of Criminology, Warsaw University, Poland

David Lindsey
Partner, Chaffetz Lindsey LLP

Natasha C. Lisman
Retired partner, Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C.

Vivek Maru
Chief Executive Officer, Namati

Joel P. Mellis
Retired President, GTE Leasing Corporation

Juan E. Méndez
UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Patrick Murray
Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP

Hon. Kathryn A. Oberly
Retired Judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Joseph N. Onek
Principal, The Raben Group

Juliana Oyegun
Retired, Chief Diversity Officer, World Bank

Lucy Reed
Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Ank Santens
Partner, White & Case LLP

Lois Schiffer

Michael Smyth CBE QC (Hon)
Consultant, Clifford Chance (London); Member, Press Complaints Commission

Craig Owen White
Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

Board Support

Lorraine Sostowski
Volunteer General Counsel

Christopher Lane
Volunteer Assistant Secretary

Emeritus Board Members

James F. Fitzpatrick
Retired Partner, Arnold & Porter

Herbert J. Hansell
Retired Partner, Jones Day

Robert Pitofsky
Of Counsel, Arnold & Porter LLP