Committees

The most important work of any ABA group happens in its committees, and we know that it takes the support of a large group of members to make a real difference. We expect that the SLD members who sign up for our committees will make a meaningful contribution to help them succeed.

International Senior Lawyers Committee

Members Only Video | “ABA’s Policy Efforts in DC and Around the World” | Special Guest: Tom Susman, ABA International Policy Coordinator | When considering a new policy statement on international issues, the ABA funnels policy statement proposals through its International Policy Coordinating Committee. Tom Susman is the association’s International Policy Coordinator. He is also Strategic Advisor to the ABA Government Affairs Office. From 2008 to 2018 he was its Director. The ABA Governmental Affairs Offices serves as the focal point for the Association's advocacy efforts before Congress, the Executive Branch, and other governmental entities on issues of importance to the legal profession. Prior to joining the ABA in 2008, he was a partner in the Washington Office of Ropes & Gray LLP for 27 years, where his practice included counseling, litigation, and lobbying on a wide range of regulatory, antitrust, healthcare, ethics, and information law issues.