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Gregory L. Watts

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Partner
Seattle, WA, USA


Gregory L. Watts is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he focuses on securities and complex commercial litigation, primarily defending companies and their directors and officers in securities class actions, shareholder derivative actions, contested mergers and acquisitions, and SEC investigations and enforcement proceedings. He also advises audit committees, special committees, and boards of directors in internal investigations. Mr. Watts has represented dozens of public companies in securities litigation, including many well-known companies such as Banc of America Securities, Boeing, Outerwall/Redbox and Starbucks.

A frequent lecturer on director and officer liability, corporate governance, corporate internal investigations, and securities litigation, Mr. Watts is an advisory board member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, Northwest Chapter and co-chair of the Northwest Securities Institute. Mr. Watts received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law where he was a member of the Duke Law Journal.
Gregory L. Watts is associated with the following items:
Treatise  Treatise Directors' and Officers' Liability: Current Law, Recent Developments, Emerging Issues (Third Edition) - Directors' and Officers' Liability
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