February 25, 2019
Washington, DC partner Helgi Walker was elected to the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. The organization was founded to recognize outstanding appellate lawyers and promote the improvement of appellate advocacy and the administration of the appellate courts. Membership in the Academy is by invitation only. Membership is limited to 500 members in the United States. New members were announced in February 2019.
Helgi is a Co-Chair of the firm’s Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Group and is a member of the Appellate and Constitutional Law Group. She focuses on appellate, regulatory and complex litigation matters. She has extensive experience in appellate challenges to agency rulemakings, particularly in the telecommunications space, and in other high-stakes commercial litigation. By appointment of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Helgi serves as the Chair of the Court’s Advisory Committee on Procedures. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Historical Society of the D.C. Circuit.