Judge Diane P. Wood named Director Designate of The American Law Institute

Jan 19, 2023Latest News

Headshot of Judge Diane Wood

Diane P. Wood, a member of the Bolch Judicial Institute’s Advisory Board and a Senior Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, was named Director Designate of The American Law Institute. She will be the first woman to hold this position at the Institute and will assume the role of Director in May 2023.

“We are so pleased that Diane Wood will be our new Director and so confident in our future under her leadership,” said David F. Levi, ALI President and Director Emeritus of the Bolch Judicial Institute.  “Diane has had a distinguished and storied career committed to the rule of law. From academia to private practice to government service to her time on the court, she is a brilliant legal thinker and has made her mark on many fields, including antitrust and international law. She is also a skillful leader and trusted colleague. She has been a forceful and important contributor to the work of the ALI through her membership on the ALI’s Council for many years. As we enter our second century, we are so fortunate to be able to work with her as ALI Director.”

Click here to read the full press release on the ALI’s website.