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Geoffrey E. Walter is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the firm’s Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance Practice Group.
Mr. Walter advises public companies and their boards of directors on a wide range of corporate law matters, including securities and corporate governance practices and disclosure issues, compliance with SEC regulations and executive compensation disclosure issues, shareholder engagement and activism matters, insider trading and other company policies, and shareholder proposals and responses to SEC inquiries. Mr. Walter also has experience advising nonprofit organizations on issues related to corporate governance.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Walter was an associate in the Executive Compensation Group of Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York, where he advised clients on executive compensation, equity-based incentive, severance plans and other executive compensation arrangements.
Mr. Walter is a member of the Society for Corporate Governance.
Mr. Walter earned his Juris Doctor in 2013 from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. While at Columbia, he was awarded the Isaac and Jacqueline Weiss Shapiro Fellowship in Japanese Law and received a Certificate in International Law from the Parker School. Mr. Walter graduated in 2004 from Amherst College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.
Mr. Walter is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the District of Columbia.
Columbia University - 2013 Juris Doctor
Amherst College - 2004 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar
New York Bar