Hispanic Bar Association of Washington, D.C. Names César López-Morales 2022 Rising Star

1 minute read | October.14.2022

Congratulations to Orrick senior associate César López-Morales on being selected as the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia’s 2022 Rising Star.

A member of our Supreme Court & Appellate team, César practices in federal and state appellate courts and in the U.S. Supreme Court. He often embeds with trial teams to brief dispositive motions and assist with legal strategy. In his pro bono practice, he represents immigrants and military veterans in federal courts of appeal. He has filed amicus briefs in high-profile cases, including matters involving the rights of people in U.S. territories.

César is a member of Hispanic Bar Association in Washington, D.C., as well as the Hispanic National Bar Association’s Amicus Brief Committee. He serves as a mentor at The Appellate Project and on its Clerkship/Judiciary Working Group, where he focuses on empowering law students of color to thrive in the appellate field and on guiding them through the clerkship application process.