David Hiller is the president and chief executive officer of the McCormick Foundation, the major funder of the News Literacy Project in Chicago. He joined the foundation in May 2009. David is the past publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times and, before that, the Chicago Tribune. He is a former partner in the Chicago law firm of Sidley & Austin. Previously, he was a lawyer in the U.S. Department of Justice and a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart.