Partner Jonathan Cedarbaum Elected to the American Law Institute

Partner Jonathan Cedarbaum Elected to the American Law Institute


WilmerHale Partner Jonathan Cedarbaum, a member of the Government & Regulatory Litigation Practice, is one of 72 newly elected members of the American Law Institute (ALI). Other newly elected members include Judge Cheryl Ann Krause of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, US Solicitor General Donald Verrilli and Yale Law School Professor Abbe Gluck.

ALI is a leading nonprofit organization based in Philadelphia, PA, that produces scholarly work to clarify, modernize and improve the law. Elected members consist of distinguished judges, lawyers and law professors from all over the world. As stated on the ALI website, “distinguished members have the opportunity to influence the development of the law in both existing and emerging areas, to work with other eminent lawyers, judges and academics.” 

Cedarbaum joins the Members Consultative Group for ALI’s project on Principles of Law: Data Privacy. He is a leader of WilmerHale’s Cybersecurity, Privacy and Communications Practice and co-chairs the firm’s False Claims Act Practice. A former chair of the DC Bar’s International Law Section and co-chair of the DC Bar’s Administrative Law Section, he now serves as co-chair of the Committee on Regulatory Policy for the American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. He was also named one of “500 Leading Lawyers in America” by Lawdragon Magazine in 2012 and 2013.

The firm has 13 elected members in ALI, four of whom are life members. Cedarbaum joins former Co-Managing Partner William Lee, Partners Molly Boast, Gary Born, David Bowker, Mark Fleming, Jamie Gorelick, Lori Martin, James Quarles and Seth Waxman, Senior Counsels James Carter and Louis Cohen, and Retired Partners Russell Bruemmer and John Christie, Jr. as a member of ALI.