Mary Ann Walker, Parent LLS ’18, LMU ’20
CEO WH Legal Group

LAA 2019 Visionary Award winner, Mary Ann Walker


Mary Ann Walker, Parent LLS ’18, LMU ’20 is a results-driven CEO with a 30-year track record of successfully building, operating and scaling businesses. Ms. Walker founded and served as CEO of Walker Advertising LLC, a leading direct response advertising agency serving the U.S. Latino market and legal industry. She currently sits on its Board of Directors. Walker Advertising LLC invests more than $23 million in national media annually, reaching consumers through its powerful brands, Los Defensores LLC and The Defenders at 1-800-THELAW2.

Ms. Walker serves as managing partner of her national law firm, WH Legal Group LLP as a non-attorney. She is also a lecturer at Loyola Law School and The National Trial Lawyers Association. Ms. Walker serves on the board of directors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Harbor Area, Providence Little Company of Mary Hospital in Torrance, California, and on the board of advisers for the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C.

Most recently, Ms. Walker was tapped to serve on the El Paso Delegation of the National Delegation on Immigration Policy by the Pacific Council of Los Angeles, charged with reviewing immigration policy. Ms. Walker is a graduate of Webster University, Los Angeles, where she is a member of the International Honor Society in Business Administration. She attended Harvard Business School’s executive education programs on private equity and venture capital, and Harvard Women on Boards.