D.C. Court of Appeals Appoints New Members of the Board on Professional Responsibility

August 29, 2019



On June 6, 2019, the D.C. Court of Appeals appointed Ms. Sara K. Blumenthal, Margaret M. Cassidy, Esquire, and Robert L. Walker, Esquire, to serve three-year terms as members of the Board on Professional Responsibility, effective August 1, 2019. 

Ms. Blumenthal, who was appointed as an alternate Hearing Committee member in 2013, is retired from the National Park Service where she served as the Deputy Associate Regional Director for the National Capital Region. Ms. Cassidy was appointed as an alternate Hearing Committee member in 2013. She founded Cassidy Law PLLC, a firm that advises corporate clients on compliance issues, and defends clients in government investigations.  Mr. Walker was appointed as an alternate Hearing Committee member in 2013. He is Of Counsel at Wiley Rein LLP, where he represents clients in federal and state ethics advisory and investigative matters (including in connection with financial
disclosure obligations), in internal investigations, and in prosecutions arising under campaign finance, fraud, public corruption, and other criminal laws.

Also,on June 6, 2019, the Court appointed Matthew G. Kaiser, Esquire to serve as Chair and Lucy Pittman to serve as Vice-Chair of the Board.