Kelly Z. Walters

Kelly Walters is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins. Ms. Walters works primarily on matters for the Energy Regulatory & Markets Practice and the Project Development & Finance Practice. Ms. Walters has analyzed issues under the Federal Power Act, Natural Gas Act, Natural Gas Policy Act, Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, Public Utility Holding Company Act, Interstate Commerce Act and various state energy statutes and regulations. She has been involved in representations before Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and state regulatory commissions on behalf of independent power producers, project developers, financial institutions and utilities. She also has experience representing clients in white collar criminal defense matters, including government and internal investigations.

Prior to law school, Ms. Walters received a Master of International Affairs degree from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, where she specialized in international finance and energy policy. She also served as an energy and infrastructure consultant for the East Asia and Pacific division of the World Bank. While earning her JD at the Georgetown University Law Center, Ms. Walters served as an Articles Editor of the American Criminal Law Review.