Gloria Walker

Gloria Walker

Policy Advisor and Associate

Background

Skilled policy researcher and legal analyst. Tracks congressional and agency activity to keep clients informed. Identifies legislative trends to forecast threats and opportunities.

Gloria Walker provides legal analysis on policy issues related to education, health care, labor and tax. She tracks legislative and regulatory developments in real-time and reviews former trends to predict where policy is heading. Handy with the pen, Gloria provides insightful legal memos and policy reports that help inform business decisions. Her substantive legal training, ability to discern what information is important, and fresh perspective is used to provide clear insights on complex issues.

Prior to joining Brownstein, Gloria served as a law clerk in a major auto insurance provider’s Office of Legislative Counsel. At the time, she was a student attorney for the Community and Economic Development Law Clinic and represented low-income clients within the American University Washington College of Law Clinical Program. During law school, Gloria served as the mid-Atlantic director of corporate relations for the National Black Law Students Association and as a senior staffer for the university’s Legislation and Policy Brief publication.

A D.C. native, Gloria has served in several political and legal roles downtown. She served in the office of Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD), where she helped advance the member’s legislative goals related to armed services, natural resources, workforce and ethics issues. Earlier, she served as a judicial intern for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

PRACTICES:

      Insights & Publications

      Credentials

      Education

      • J.D., 2020, American University Washington College of Law
      • B.A., 2017, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

      Admissions

      • District of Columbia

      Recognition

      AWARDS:

      Power 50 Under 40, U.S. Black Chambers, 2023