Bruce A. McAllister joined the Journal's Editorial Board in 1997 and in 1998 became chairman of the Journal's Strategic Review Committee. Before joining Alley, Maass, Rogers & Lindsay, Mr. McAllister was a partner in the Miami firm of Steel Hector & Davis LLP, a partner in the New York City firm of Healy & Baillie, and U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs. He is a former chairman of the Miami Maritime Arbitration Council and a past director of the American Steamship Owners' P & I Association. Mr. McAllister holds a B.A. from Holy Cross College and an LL.B. from Harvard University.