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Lori Zyskowski

Lori Zyskowski

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

New York, NY, USA


Lori Zyskowski is a partner in Gibson Dunn’s New York office.  She is a member of the Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance Practice Group.  Ms. Zyskowski advises clients on securities disclosure and compliance issues, corporate governance and executive compensation best practices, and shareholder engagement and activism matters.     

Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, she was an in-house corporate lawyer at General Electric.  As Executive Counsel, Corporate, Securities & Finance, Ms. Zyskowski advised GE’s board of directors and senior management on corporate governance and securities law issues.  She was responsible for outreach to institutional investors on governance and executive compensation issues and overseeing the company’s response to shareholder proposals.  She oversaw the company’s periodic reporting, registered offerings, proxy statement and other SEC and NYSE filings.  Ms. Zyskowski also advised on mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and financial services regulatory matters.

Ms. Zyskowski is a frequent speaker on governance, proxy and securities disclosure panels and is very active in the corporate governance community.  She is a member of the board of directors of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals and served as Secretary to the board from 2011 to 2013.

She graduated from Columbia University School of Law in 1996 and was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.  Ms. Zyskowski received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University.

Lori Zyskowski is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Six Trends in 2015 FCPA Enforcement (February 2016) - Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2016, Thursday, October 06, 2016
Challenges in Compliance and Corporate Governance - Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2016, Thursday, October 06, 2016
FCPA Program Continues Focus on Individuals - Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2016, Thursday, October 06, 2016
DOJ’s Newest Policy Pronouncement: The Hunt for Corporate Executives (September 11, 2015) - Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2016, Thursday, October 06, 2016
2015 Year-End FCPA Update (January 4, 2016) - Hot Topics for In-House Counsel 2016, Thursday, October 06, 2016
Shareholder Proposal Developments During the 2016 Proxy Season (June 28, 2016) - Annual Disclosure Documents 2016, Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Fifteenth Annual), Wednesday, November 29, 2017, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Fifteenth Annual), Wednesday, November 29, 2017, New York, NY
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