Sherman Joyce


Graduate of Princeton University and Catholic University Law School, he served as Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator John C. Danforth until 1984. In 1987, after being admitted to the Virginia Bar, he became minority counsel to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, where he worked on product liability legislation. Mr. Joyce assumed his current position in August 1994.

Matt Fullenbaum

Vice President, Legislative Affairs and Strategic Alliances

Matt comes to ATRA from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) where he served as membership manager. Prior to joining IANA, he held positions in the economics and membership departments at the International Dairy Foods Association. Matt earned a bachelor of arts degree from The George Washington University.

Lauren Sheets Jarrell

Vice President and Counsel, Civil Justice Policy

Received her bachelor of arts degree from Georgetown University, where she was a four year starter and captain of the varsity field hockey team, and her law degree, cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center.  While in law school, she served as a legal intern for Judge Joseph Beshouri of the Washington D.C. Superior Court and Judge Shirley Watts of the Baltimore City Circuit Court.  She is a member of the New York Bar.

Geneva Carney

Manager, Office & Member Services

Experienced in social services and customer service, Geneva joined ATRA in July 1993 as our Database Assistant and served as ATRA’s Membership Coordinator for over 10 years, she assumed her present position in May 2016.

Bailey Aragon

Director of Public Affairs

Bailey is the Director of Public Affairs for the American Tort Reform Association and has been with the ATRA team since 2018. Bailey’s background spans public relations, policy development, and government roles. She previously served in the administration of former New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez in various roles and as the Director of Public Policy for the New Mexico Chamber of Commerce. Bailey holds a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communication from the University of New Mexico.