Editorial Board

Colin Mummery, Editor-in-Chief

Colin will graduate from the College of Law in 2020. In addition to being the Editor-in-Chief of the IBLJ, he is also a member of the Journal of Law Technology and Policy. Colin graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2016 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics. You may contact Colin regarding the IBLJ at mummery2@illinois.edu.



Brittany Wiegand, Managing Editor

Brittany attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received a degree in Philosophy and Political Science. She also attended Louisiana State University and received a Master of Arts in Education. She is interested in trademark, emerging technology, and employment discrimination. In her spare time, Brittany enjoys NFL football, coaching middle school cheerleading, and visiting dog parks with her rescue dogs.


Derek Franklin, Executive Editor

Derek attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received a degree in Journalism and Political Science. He is interested in mergers and acquisitions, corporate taxation, and antitrust law. In his spare time, Derek enjoys playing and watching sports, as well as reading mystery novels.


Jackie McManus, Notes Editor

Jackie will graduate from the College of Law in 2020. She graduated from California State University-Chico with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a minor in Justice, Ethics, and Policy and is particularly interested in tax law. She is originally from Murphys, CA and still is not used to the winters in Illinois and will make sure she lets you know it in casual conversation.


Stuart Walker, Articles Editor

Stuart attended the University of Utah and received degrees in Philosophy and Psychology. He is keenly interested in Insurance Law, Healthcare Law, and Privacy and Security Law. In his spare time, Stuart enjoys spending time with his fiancée and visiting museums. He also finds time to play guitar, train in Krav Maga, and practice speaking German.