University of Denver

IAALS Announces Impressive New Additions to Board of Advisors

Associate Director of Communications

Nationwide, IAALS is succeeding in improving the American legal system with innovative approaches to daunting challenges. But, we don’t do it alone. We work each day in collaboration with the very best minds in the country to research issues, generate ideas, and implement solutions that will have the most impact for the most people.

We are pleased to announce four new additions to our Board of Advisors who are sure to invigorate and strengthen our work and mission:

Gay Cook is a renowned communications expert. She has spent her career in the private and nonprofit sectors, first as a journalist then in higher education administration and philanthropy. Read more.


Mark Nadeau is a Partner with DLA Piper and Co-Managing Partner of the firm’s office in Phoenix, Arizona. Nadeau has a keen interest in legal education and is experienced in both the domestic and international practice of law. Read more.


Marcus W. Reinkensmeyer is the Director of Court Services for the Administrative Office of the Courts, Supreme Court of Arizona. He is respected nationally for being a superb customer-centered court administrator. Read more.


Sam Walker is the Global Chief People and Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at Molson Coors Brewing Company. Walker is a proven strategist and visionary with deep experience in the legal system both nationally and globally. Read more.

IAALS will officially welcome Cook, Nadeau, Reinkensmeyer, and Walker at our October 2015 Board meeting.