Committees > Rules



The Rules Committee studies and makes recommendations for changes or amendments to the Rules of the Federal Circuit. The members of this Committee have the opportunity to learn the details of Federal Circuit rules and the policies behind them. Additionally, the Committee provides information to the Association's community regarding proposed revisions and recently implemented revisions to the Federal Circuit Rules and/or Clerk’s Office’s procedures.


Committee Chair

Committee Vice Chairs

Committee Board Liaison

Laura Lydigsen
Brinks Gilson & Lione

William Burgess
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Board Liaison to be
announced by Board of Directors 


Molly Silfen
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett, & Dunner LLP


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