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Wanji J. Walcott

Wanji J. Walcott

American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
Managing Counsel
New York, NY, USA


Wanji Walcott is Managing Counsel in the General Counsel’s Office of American Express Company. She leads a group of lawyers and paralegals who have global responsibility for providing legal support to the company’s technology organization and shared services group. In addition, Ms. Walcott’s team counsels clients on Internet law issues (mobile, web, social media) and online payment initiatives. Ms. Walcott is a recipient of the Top Owners Award, American Express Technologies’ highest recognition for performance. Prior to her position at American Express, she was an associate at the international law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (formerly Shaw Pittman LLP) where she specialized in negotiating a broad range of technology transactions. Ms. Walcott has also held the position ofManager of Legal Affairs at DSET Corporation, a telecommunications software provider, and the position of Associate Counsel at Lockheed Martin IMS Corporation. She received a B.A. and a J.D. from Howard University. Ms. Walcott, having a strong commitment to supporting the community, co-founded American Express’s pro bono program and was honored by the Lawyer’s Alliance of New York with the 2003 Cornerstone Award and the City Bar Justice Center in 2006 for superior pro bono legal work for not-for-profit corporations. Among her many volunteer activities, Ms. Walcott is a founding member of the Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Coordinators, serves on the Board of Trustees at the Middlesex School, where she chairs the Technology Committee, and the City Bar Fund, where she chairs the Program Committee.
Wanji J. Walcott is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters American Express’s In-House Pro Bono Program - Pro Bono Service by In-House Counsel: Strategies and Perspectives , Thursday, October 07, 2010
Web Segment  Web Segment The Anatomy of a Software Development Agreement - Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2013: Get Fluent in Technology , Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Transcripts  Transcripts The Anatomy of a Software Development Agreement - The Anatomy of a Software Development Agreement , Tuesday, November 19, 2013
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2013: Get Fluent in Technology - The Anatomy of a Software Development Agreement - The Anatomy of a Software Development Agreement , Wednesday, November 20, 2013
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2013: Get Fluent in Technology - The Anatomy of a Software Development Agreement - The Anatomy of a Software Development Agreement , Wednesday, November 20, 2013
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2013: Get Fluent in Technology , Monday, December 02, 2013 , New York, NY
LiveSeminar  Live Seminar Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2013: Get Fluent in Technology , Monday, November 18, 2013 , New York, NY
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