Our Board

Board Of Directors

With the support of these individuals, LAMDL continutes to thrive. While day-to-day operations are led by our Executive Director, the board partners with our Executive Director on leadership, governance, and fundraising.

Henry Weissmann

LAMDL Board ChairPartner | Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

Bart H.Williams

LAMDL Board ChairPartner | Proskauer Rose LLP

Alex Berger

Television Writer/Producer

Katie Buckland

Executive Director | Writers Guild Foundation

Brian Cardoza

Senior Attorney | Southern California Edison

Justine Daniels

Counsel | O’Melveny & Myers

Grant Davis-Denny

Litigation Partner | Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

Nathaniel Johnson

Associate | Alston & Bird LLP

Jeff Kichaven

President | Jeff Kichaven Commercial Mediation

Gary Lincenberg

Principal | Bird Marella

Matthew Macdonald

Associate | Munger, Tolles & Olson

Susan Napier

Vice President | Investment Management Group at Goldman Sachs & Co

Gopi Panchapakesan

Associate | Bird Marella

Daniel Prince

Associate | Paul Hastings LLP

David Schwarz

Partner | Irell & Manella LLP

Rachel Schy

Associate | O’Melveny & Myers

Steven G.Sklaver

Partner | Susman Godfrey LLP

"Year after year, we find that our students are capable of overcoming the lack of extracurriculars offered in their schools by embracing life as a debater—from researching and thinking critically, to analyzing evidence and building arguments, to communicating confidently and performing under pressure, our students thrive."

Henry WeissmannBoard Co-Chair, Los Angeles Metropolitan Debate LeaguePartner, Munger, Tolles & Olson, Los Angeles