Warren Marwedel joined the Journal's board in 2010. A shareholder in Marwedel, Minichello & Reeb, Inc., his practice is concentrated in maritime law, aviation law, commercial and insurance law. He is a past president of the Maritime Law Association of the United States and the Propellor Club of the Port of Chicago, as well as a former chairman of the Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee of the ABA's Section of Tort and Insurance Practice and the Admiralty Committee of the Chicago Bar Association. Admitted to the bar of Illinois, he also practices in federal courts. He has a USCG vessel master's license. He is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and received his law degree from Loyola University of Chicago.