Press Release

March 19, 2019by Theresa Girten

Lauri Waldman Ross was elected to be a member of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers at the Academy’s recent meeting.

The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers was founded in 1990 to recognize outstanding appellate lawyers and promote the improvement of appellate advocacy and the administration of the appellate courts. Academy membership is open only to a person who possesses a reputation of recognized distinction as an appellate lawyer. To be eligible for membership, a nominee’s practice must have focused substantially on appeals during at least the last 15 years. Academy membership is limited to 500 members in the United States.

Membership in the Academy is by invitation only. Candidates for membership must be nominated by a present Academy member, reviewed and approved by a Membership Evaluation Committee, and elected at a regular Academy meeting.


Matthew H. Lembke

American Academy of Appellate Lawyers
1300 Piccard Drive, Suite LL 14
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: 240/404-6498
Fax: 301/990-9771

Theresa Girten