James Flood, a partner with Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck in Washington, was recently voted president-elect of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia. He will serve as president-elect on the voluntary bar association's board until 2009 when the current president Ralph Albrecht, a partner at Venable, ends his term. Albrecht took over as president earlier this month when Paulette Chapman, a partner at Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot, stepped down. Flood will serve as president through 2010.
As president, Flood will lead the 1,200-members of the BADC in their work with the federal and local judiciary and the D.C. legal community to develop educational programs, legal service projects, pro bono activities and events for D.C. lawyers
Flood’s practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense, litigation and antitrust matters. He also represents clients on public policy issues involving energy, health care and the financial services industry.