General Counsel Advisory Committee

The mission of the GCAC is to engage attorneys employed as general counsels as mentors and advisers to students enrolled in the Wake Forest School of Law. Advance the School of Law by leveraging the knowledge, experience, and network of general counsels. Advise and provide an environment that encourages the Dean, faculty, students, and general counsels to freely share ideas, strategies, and philosophical approaches to representation and in-house careers. Advise programmatic development/enhancement for Business Law Program and MSL Program. Assist Employment Office. Attended annual Fall GCAC meeting, volunteer on ad hoc basis as called upon by the Chair and Logan Roach (staff manager), and help students navigate in-house careers.

For more information about the General Counsel Advisory Committee, please contact Logan Roach at or 336-758-2676.

GCAC Members 2021-2022:

Paula Banks (JD ’93) Jeff Harvey (JD/MBA ’97)
Shauna Barnes (JD ’10) Sam Hayes (JD ’98)
Susannah Bennett (JD ’90) Dan Kennedy (JD ’90, P ’18)
Alison Bost (JD ’97) Brian Lansing (JD ’92)
Will Brewer (JD ’95) Owen Lewis (’91, JD ’94, P ’20)
Ann Byrd (JD ’00) Knut Nodeland (JD/MBA ’06)
Troy Cahill (JD ’99) Steve Owens (JD ’80)
Rebecca Cohenour (’08, JD ’11) Jeff Patton (JD ’94)
Tamara Conn (JD ’95) Julian Philpott, Jr. (JD ’78)
Courtney Dickey (’04) Reed Ramsay (JD ’90, P ’17)
Ashley Ellis (JD ’05) Brad Roehrenbeck (’01, JD ’05)
Chris Fox (JD/MBA ’93) David Ruppert (JD ’03)
Lew Gardner (JD ’83) David Sousa (JD ’81, P ’10)
Mike Going (JD ’87) Craig Taylor (’98, JD ’01)
Anne Hance (JD ’02) Edwin Williamson (JD/MBA ’89)
Burgin Hardin (JD ’08) Steven Wilson (JD ’97)
Judd Hartman (JD ’89) Burk Wyatt (JD ’87, P ’22)*
*Denotes Chair of GCAC