Partner Kannon Shanmugam has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.
The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers recognizes outstanding appellate lawyers and promotes the improvement of appellate advocacy and the administration of the appellate courts. Academy membership is open only to a lawyer who possesses a reputation of recognized distinction and who has focused on appellate litigation for at least 15 years. Membership is by invitation only and is limited to 500 members in the United States.
Kannon is the first Williams & Connolly lawyer to be elected to the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. Twelve Williams & Connolly lawyers are members of the trial-litigation counterpart, the American College of Trial Lawyers.