ArentFox Schiff Announces 2022 AFS Fellows

ArentFox Schiff is pleased to announce the 2022 AFS Fellows. Twenty extraordinarily talented attorneys representing a mix of industry teams, practice groups, and geographic locations will soon begin a three-year professional development program that fosters leadership skills and builds relationships across the firm.


AFS Fellows 2022

Since its creation in 2017, 60 individuals have been selected for this highly selective leadership program. That is an amazing milestone, as one out of every 10 lawyers at ArentFox Schiff are now part of this groundbreaking initiative.

The selection committee is composed of Cristina A. CarvalhoJoseph J. KrasovecChristine A. McGuinnessAram OrdubegianEva J. Pulliam, and M. Scott Peeler, who created and leads the AFS Fellows Program.

“I am incredibly thrilled to welcome our new Fall and Spring Classes of AFS Fellows. The opportunity to come together and help nurture and strengthen the next generation of leaders at our firm is truly inspiring. We’ll continue our focus on 'leading from where you are' with a singular focus on empowerment while living not just a productive life, but a purposeful one as well.”
 M. Scott Peeler, Co-Chair, Associate Development Committee and Leader, AFS Fellows Program

The 2022 AFS Fellows– which includes a Fall and Spring Class – can be found below.

Learn more about the AFS Fellows here.

Program Overview

Year One: During a weekend retreat Fellows will learn key concepts of effective leadership and gain insights into personal leadership styles through the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Skillscope 360-degree assessment.
Year Two: Current and former firm leaders will give the Fellows a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to lead a major law firm, strategies for overcoming challenges, and the importance of protecting a culture of inclusion and empowerment.
Year Three: Fellows will identify a meaningful issue at AFS and suggest a strategy to improve it. They will spend the final year of the program implementing a strategy and reporting on their progress.

Fall Class

  • Robert D. Boley
  • Brian Farkas
  • Brooke Fodor
  • Laurel LaMontagne
  • Allison K. Pfeifle
  • Berin S. Romagnolo
  • Sara T. Schneider
  • Warren Seay, Jr.
  • Anthony-Ray Sepulveda
  • Jeffrey B. Weston

Spring Class

  • Danielle W. Bulger
  • Mohammed T. Farooqui
  • Alex Garel-Frantzen
  • Michele L. Gipp
  • Adam L. Littman
  • Karoline Nunez
  • Malerie Ma Roddy
  • Paul A. Schmid
  • Brittany H. Sokoloff
  • Zak Welsh
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