Michael H. Reed, special counsel in Pepper Hamilton’s Philadelphia office, has been appointed chair of the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Constitution and Bylaws. His one-year term begins with the adjournment of the ABA’s 2019 Annual Meeting, held in San Francisco from August 8 to 13.
The Standing Committee on Constitution and Bylaws is tasked with studying and making appropriate recommendations on proposals to amend the ABA’s Constitution or Bylaws, and, upon the request of the Committee on Rules and Calendar of the House of Delegates, studying and making appropriate recommendations on proposals to amend the Rules of Procedure of the House.
Mr. Reed has a long history of service in the ABA. He formerly chaired its Standing Committee on Federal Judicial Improvements and is the State Delegate for Pennsylvania in the ABA House of Delegates. He previously served on the ABA’s Board of Governors and Presidential Advisory Council on Diversity in the Profession. Active in the Business Bankruptcy Committee of the ABA’s Section of Business Law for more than 25 years, Mr. Reed previously chaired various of its subcommittees. He also previously served on the Business Law Section’s Publications Board.