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James Q. Walker

James Q. Walker

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP

New York, NY, USA


James Q. Walker concentrates in government investigations, complex commercial litigation, professional liability and legal ethics.  Mr. Walker represents companies and senior executives in federal and state criminal and civil investigations of potential violations of the securities laws and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.  He represents law firms and lawyers in government and internal investigations of potential criminal, regulatory and/or professional misconduct, and in related criminal and civil litigation and regulatory proceedings. 

Mr. Walker is the Chair of the New York County Lawyer’s Association Professional Ethics Committee.  He has served on the New York City Bar’s Professional Discipline, Professional and Judicial Ethics, Professional Responsibility, and Securities Regulation Committees, and on the New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics, where he has been a member since 1996.  He has drafted numerous ethics opinions and reports on ethics issues.  Mr. Walker is a frequent lecturer on legal ethics, internal investigations and corporate governance, and has written articles on attorney-client privilege, professional ethics, internal investigations, and issues arising under the securities laws.  Mr. Walker also serves as General Counsel to Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP.

James Q. Walker is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters What Is a Lawyer’s Duty to Prevent Disclosure of Confidential Information through a Cyber-Hack? - Winter Ethics 2017, Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner - Mergers & Acquisitions 2018: Advanced Trends and Developments, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Legal Ethics and the Cloud - Cloud Computing 2018: Key Issues and Practical Guidance, Friday, May 04, 2018
Ethics in Employment Discrimination Cases: Settlement Negotiations, Puffery and Material Omissions - Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2018, Monday, June 18, 2018
Must a Lawyer Protect Client Confidences from Cyber Attacks? (November 15, 2017) - Ethics in Context: August 2018, Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Ethics in a High-Tech Legal World - Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2018: Get Fluent in Technology, Thursday, October 04, 2018
Ethics in a High-Tech Legal World (Hypotheticals) - Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2018: Get Fluent in Technology, Thursday, October 04, 2018
The Ethics of Avoiding and Responding to Data Breaches - "Technotainment" 2018: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms, Monday, October 15, 2018
Playing by the Rules: Ethics in the Investigations and Litigation Context (November 9, 2017) - 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Protecting Client Confidences in an Age of Emerging Technology and Cybersecurity Threats - Staying Out of Trouble 2018: Hot Topics in Ethics and Avoiding Professional Discipline, Monday, December 17, 2018
Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner (January 11, 2019) - Mergers & Acquisitions 2019: Advanced Trends and Developments, Thursday, January 10, 2019
Web Segment  Web Segment Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner - Mergers & Acquisitions 2018: Advanced Trends and Developments, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Governance Ethics Hot Topics – Counsel’s Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved - Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2018, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Ethical Considerations in Employment Discrimination Cases - Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2018, Thursday, June 21, 2018
Legal Ethics in 2018: New Technologies - Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2018: Get Fluent in Technology, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Ethical Issues in Transactional Settings - 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Monday, November 12, 2018
Playing by the Rules: Ethics in the Investigations and Litigation Context - 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Monday, November 12, 2018
Protecting Client Confidences in the Age of Emerging Technology and Increasing Cybersecurity Threats - Staying Out of Trouble 2018: Hot Topics in Ethics and Avoiding Professional Discipline, Thursday, December 20, 2018
Ethics for Corporate Lawyers - Ethics for Corporate Lawyers 2018, Friday, December 28, 2018
Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner - Mergers & Acquisitions 2019: Advanced Trends and Developments, Friday, January 18, 2019
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner - Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Governance Ethics Hot Topics – Counsel’s Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved - Governance Ethics Hot Topics – Counsel’s Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Ethical Considerations in Employment Discrimination Cases - Ethical Considerations in Employment Discrimination Cases, Thursday, June 21, 2018
Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice - Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice, Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2018 - Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2018, Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Legal Ethics in 2018: New Technologies - Legal Ethics in 2018: New Technologies, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Playing by the Rules: Ethics in the Investigations and Litigation Context - Playing by the Rules: Ethics in the Investigations and Litigation Context, Monday, November 12, 2018
Ethical Issues in Transactional Settings - Ethical Issues in Transactional Settings, Monday, November 12, 2018
Protecting Client Confidences in the Age of Emerging Technology and Increasing Cybersecurity Threats - Protecting Client Confidences in the Age of Emerging Technology and Increasing Cybersecurity Threats, Thursday, December 20, 2018
Ethics for Corporate Lawyers - Ethics for Corporate Lawyers, Friday, December 28, 2018
Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner - Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner, Friday, January 18, 2019
Transcripts  Transcripts Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner - Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Governance Ethics Hot Topics – Counsel’s Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved - Governance Ethics Hot Topics – Counsel’s Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Ethical Considerations in Employment Discrimination Cases - Ethical Considerations in Employment Discrimination Cases, Thursday, June 21, 2018
Legal Ethics in 2018: New Technologies - Legal Ethics in 2018: New Technologies, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Playing by the Rules: Ethics in the Investigations and Litigation Context - Playing by the Rules: Ethics in the Investigations and Litigation Context, Monday, November 12, 2018
Ethical Issues in Transactional Settings - Ethical Issues in Transactional Settings, Monday, November 12, 2018
Protecting Client Confidences in the Age of Emerging Technology and Increasing Cybersecurity Threats - Protecting Client Confidences in the Age of Emerging Technology and Increasing Cybersecurity Threats, Thursday, December 20, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner - Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner, Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Governance Ethics Hot Topics – Counsel’s Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved - Governance Ethics Hot Topics – Counsel’s Responsibility for Getting the Board Involved, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Ethical Considerations in Employment Discrimination Cases - Ethical Considerations in Employment Discrimination Cases, Thursday, June 21, 2018
Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice - Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice, Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2018 - Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2018, Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Legal Ethics in 2018: New Technologies - Legal Ethics in 2018: New Technologies, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Playing by the Rules: Ethics in the Investigations and Litigation Context - Playing by the Rules: Ethics in the Investigations and Litigation Context, Monday, November 12, 2018
Ethical Issues in Transactional Settings - Ethical Issues in Transactional Settings, Monday, November 12, 2018
Protecting Client Confidences in the Age of Emerging Technology and Increasing Cybersecurity Threats - Protecting Client Confidences in the Age of Emerging Technology and Increasing Cybersecurity Threats, Thursday, December 20, 2018
Ethics for Corporate Lawyers - Ethics for Corporate Lawyers, Friday, December 28, 2018
Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner - Ethical Traps for the M&A Practitioner, Friday, January 18, 2019
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Mergers & Acquisitions 2018: Advanced Trends and Developments, Friday, January 19, 2018, New York, NY
Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2018, Monday, April 23, 2018, New York, NY
Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2018, Monday, June 25, 2018, New York, NY
Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice 2018, Tuesday, August 14, 2018, New York, NY
Ethics in Banking and Financial Services 2018, Tuesday, August 21, 2018, New York, NY
Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2018: Get Fluent in Technology, Thursday, October 11, 2018, New York, NY
50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Friday, November 16, 2018, New York, NY
Staying Out of Trouble 2018: Hot Topics in Ethics and Avoiding Professional Discipline, Wednesday, December 26, 2018, New York, NY
Ethics for Corporate Lawyers 2018, Friday, December 28, 2018, New York, NY
Mergers & Acquisitions 2019: Advanced Trends and Developments, Friday, January 18, 2019, New York, NY
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