Our Leadership

Bringing real change to today’s legal culture is a job requiring both dedication and passion, two qualities the people on this page — our leaders — all have in common.

To contact any of our staff, call our office at (202) 463-5724. 

  • Lisa Rickard
    President

    Lisa A. Rickard is one of the U.S. Chamber’s top leaders on a wide range of issues, with a strong focus on legal reform. She plays a significant role in maintaining the Chamber’s long-term position as the world’s most influential advocate for business.
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  • Harold Kim
    Harold Kim
    Executive Vice President

    Harold H. Kim serves as the executive vice president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform. He is responsible for providing strategy, policy guidance, programmatic management, and leadership support for ILR’s comprehensive program aimed at improving the nation’s litigation climate.  
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  • Jim Barnett
    M. Scévole de Cazotte
    Vice President, International Initiatives

    Scévole de Cazotte is responsible for the strategic development, management, and implementation of ILR’s international advocacy efforts to address litigation/liability and litigation funding issues in Europe, Asia/Pacific, and in other regions of the world.  

  • Jim Barnett
    Page C. Faulk
    Vice President, Legal Reform Initiatives

    Page Faulk is responsible for a variety of issues including managing ILR's comprehensive state attorneys general program, and advancing ILR's transnational litigation and investigative initiatives.

  • Jim Martin
    Jim Martin
    Senior Director, Political Affairs

    Jim Martin is responsible for strategically developing and implementing legislative, grassroots, and public education initiatives, that articulate ILR’s messages, aimed at impacting public opinion.

  • Jim Barnett
    Nathan Morris
    Executive Director, Legislative Affairs

    Nathan Morris directs legal reform advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C., and in state capitols throughout the country. His portfolio includes programs on mass torts, judicial rules, and criminal law reform.

  • Jim Barnett
    Rita Perlman
    Senior Vice President, Marketing and Operations

    Rita Perlman directs and executes the day-to-day operations, specifically focusing on Contracts, Finance, and Human Resources matters. She leads the ILR branding and marketing strategies which includes ILR’s 2,500 page website and event sponsorships.

  • Jim Barnett
    Bryan Quigley
    Senior Vice President, Strategic Communications

    Bryan Quigley is responsible for developing and implementing ILR's broad-based communications strategies and programs, including all electronic communications and social media. He helped create ILR’s award-winning Faces of Lawsuit Abuse campaign. 

  • Jim Barnett
    Oriana Senatore
    Vice President, Policy and Research

    Oriana Senatore is responsible for the research function of ILR and provides strategy, policy development, and legal analysis for its comprehensive program. She also manages ILR’s annual Legal Reform Summit, data privacy project, and a variety of ILR initiatives.   

  • Kristina Sesek
    Kristina Sesek
    Director of Legislative Affairs

    Kristina Sesek is responsible for legal reform advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C. Her portfolio includes programs on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and over-enforcement initiatives. On the state level, she works on unclaimed property issues.

  • Jim Barnett
    Matt Webb
    Senior Vice President, Legal Reform Policy

    Matt Webb is responsible for a variety of management and programmatic responsibilities for ILR’s federal programs. This includes developing, implementing, and managing legal and legislative strategies for ILR's civil justice reform efforts, as well as shareholder activism and campaign finance reform issues.