Richard D. McLellan is an attorney, Chair of the Michigan Law Revision Commission and a Trustee of the MSU College of Law. He is Chairman of the Council for Africa Infrastructure Development. McLellan is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. He is an independent trustee of the JNL Series Trust, a $150 billion variable annuity fund managed by of Jackson National Life Insurance Company, and served as a director of ITC Holdings (NYSE: ITC), the largest independent electric transmission company in the U.S.
For many years McLellan was involved in telecommunications policy and regulation. He has served as Chairman of the Michigan Competitive Telecommunications Providers Association and as Secretary/Treasurer of the Michigan Alliance for Competitive Telecommunication.
McLellan is a graduate of Michigan State University and the University of Michigan Law School. He has served as an adjunct associate professor in the MSU College of Communication Arts & Sciences.