Daniel R. Thies

Shareholder, Webber & Thies PC

Mr. Thies is a member of the Executive Committee of the Council of the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education & Admissions to the Bar, the nationally recognized accrediting body for American law schools. He also currently serves as a member of the finance and governance committees of the Council, and as Chair of the Non-J.D. Committee.

Mr. Thies is the Chair of the ISBA’s Federal Civil Practice Section Council, is a member of the Young Lawyers Division Council, is currently the Co-Chair of the ISBA Special Committee on the Rural Practice Initiative, and has served as the chair of the ISBA Standing Committee on Legal Education, Admission, & Competence.

Mr. Thies served as the Reporter for the 2009-2010 ABA Presidential Commission on the Impact of the Economic Crisis on the Profession and Legal Needs, and as the Reporter for the 2012-2013 ISBA Special Committee on the Impact of Law School Debt on the Delivery of Legal Service. He has also represented Illinois as a delegate in the ABA Young Lawyers Division Assembly.

Mr. Thies has served as an adjunct professor at the UIC John Marshall Law School, teaching intellectual property trial advocacy.