James Walker

Partner, Perkins Coie

James Walker represents executive-level professionals in securities regulatory matters, internal investigations, and Am Law-ranked law firms and attorneys in professional liability matters. He has over 20 years of experience representing clients in government enforcement actions, and currently focuses much of his practice representing Fintech clients in securities regulatory matters. James is frequently engaged in parallel proceedings involving simultaneous government investigations and related litigation.

James has been active in state bar committees focused on professional ethics and developing standards of professional conduct and has served on multiple New York City Bar Association committees, including Professional Discipline, Professional and Judicial Ethics, Professional Responsibility, and Securities Regulation. James is a frequent lecturer on securities enforcement and professional ethics, and has published articles and spoken about cryptocurrency enforcement for several years. He also serves on the editorial board of the ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual of Professional Conduct and Law360’s Legal Ethics publication.