Angela Walker advises clients on internal investigations and white collar matters. She has experience related to:

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  • Compliance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Economic Sanctions

Ms. Walker counsels clients around the world on compliance with US and international laws. She has particular experience representing public companies, their boards and audit committees, as well as sovereigns in connection with cross-border investigations. As a member of Latham’s ESG taskforce, Ms. Walker advises clients on sustainability and human rights related risks and opportunities, in particular with respect to international human rights law, ESG, supply chain management, and corporate governance.

A thought leader in international human rights and international criminal law, Ms. Walker publishes and speaks on emerging issues in these fields, as demonstrated in her TEDx talk, and in her book chapter, titled “21st Century Paradigms on Military Force for Humane Purposes,” in Seeking Accountability for the Unlawful Use of Force (Cambridge University Press, 2018). She also publishes on issues at the intersection of business and human rights, including “Development banks in a jam” in International Financial Law Review.

Ms. Walker is qualified to appear as Assistant Counsel in proceedings before the International Criminal Court. Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Walker served as a federal law clerk for Judge Marvin E. Aspen of the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois. She also clerked at the International Criminal Court at the Hague for Judge Silvia Fernandez de Gurmendi.

Ms. Walker earned her JD and LLM in International Human Rights from Northwestern University School of Law, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of International Human Rights.

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • District of Columbia


  • JD, Northwestern University School of Law, 2013
    cum laude
  • LL.M., Northwestern University School of Law, 2013
    With Honors
  • BA, Whitman College, 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish