Law professor specializes in civil procedure, election law, the American political process, risks to U.S. democracy, and the modern U.S. Supreme Court
January 17, 2023 (Washington, DC) – Boutique D.C. law firm Levy Firestone Muse is pleased to announce that civil procedure, constitutional law, and democracy expert Kimberly L. Wehle has joined the firm as Counsel. She is a tenured law professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law and a legal contributor for ABC News. Professor Wehle writes for The Atlantic and Politico and speaks widely on American law, with particular emphasis on presidential power, voting, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the Constitution. She served as a legal analyst for CBS News during the first impeachment proceedings of former President Donald Trump, appearing on Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan.
“One of the country’s foremost experts on civil procedure, Kim’s appellate and motions practice experience will be an instant asset to the firm and its clients,” said managing partner Joshua A. Levy. “Her expertise as a brief writer, communicator and thinker creates a unique combination of talents. It’s a plum for the firm and our clients to be teaming up with such platinum talent.”
A graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, Professor Wehle was an assistant United States Attorney in Washington, D.C., and associate independent counsel in the Whitewater investigation under Kenneth W. Starr. She is also an advisor to Protect Democracy and The Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement in the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of three books on civic literacy: How to Read the Constitution—and Why, What You Need to Know About Voting—and Why, and How to Think Like a Lawyer—and Why, all published with Harper Collins. Her forthcoming book with Woodhall Press is entitled, How the Pardon Power Works and Why.
Kim Wehle is thrilled to be joining Levy Firestone Muse, whose attorneys are renowned for navigating political and media storms and have participated in the Watergate, Iran Contra, Anita Hill, Filegate, Enron, Hurricane Katrina, Fast and Furious, Benghazi, Russian interference in the 2016 election, and the January 6 investigations. Her periodic newsletter, available at www.kimwehle.com, breaks down major legal news for lawyers and lay readers. Twitter and IG handles: @kimwehle.
About Levy Firestone Muse
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