Our Leadership

  • Lisa Rickard

    President

    Lisa A. Rickard has served as president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) since March 2003, providing strategic leadership to ILR’s comprehensive program aimed at changing the legal culture that has resulted in our nation’s litigation explosion. ILR’s multifaceted campaign takes the fight for legal reform to legislators, the courts, and the public by engaging in legislative advocacy, strategic communications, and voter education.
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  • 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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  • M. Sc‌évole de Cazotte

    Senior 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.

  • Page C. Faulk

    Senior 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.

  • Rita Perlman

    Senior Vice President, Marketing and Operations

    Rita Perlman directs and executes the day-to-day operations, specifically focusing on administration and governance matters. She leads the ILR branding and content marketing strategies which includes ILR’s website, LinkedIn and Google social media efforts, and event sponsorships.

  • 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.

  • Oriana Senatore

    Senior 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.

  • 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.

  • Nathan Morris

    Vice President, 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.

  • Justin Hakes

    Senior Director, Communications

    Justin Hakes is responsible for media relations, message crafting, and communications related to ILR’s advocacy efforts at the international, national, and state levels. He serves as ILR’s primary contact for journalists.

  • 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.

  • Lana Skelo

    Senior Director, State Legislative Affairs

    Lana Skelo is responsible for managing and implementing state-level policy advocacy programs through strategic grassroots and public education programs. Her work focuses on national civil justice reform issues such as bad faith, litigation funding, and state false claims act.

  • 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.