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Rebecca Walker

Rebecca Walker

Kaplan & Walker LLP

Santa Monica, CA, USA


Rebecca Walker is a partner in the law firm of Kaplan & Walker LLP, a law firm specializing in compliance and ethics located in Santa Monica, California and Princeton, New Jersey.  Ms. Walker advises clients on the development and implementation of compliance and ethics programs that are tailored to each client's legal risks and business needs and that conform to applicable government requirements and pronouncements regarding effective compliance programs.  Ms. Walker has counseled numerous companies in diverse industries on the various components of their compliance and ethics programs, including risk assessment, codes of conduct and other policies, compliance training, monitoring and auditing systems, reporting procedures, program structure and program documentation. She has also conducted numerous assessments of companies’ compliance and ethics programs and compliance risk assessments.  Her clients have included companies from the consumer products, apparel, financial services, pharmaceutical, healthcare, banking, advertising, consulting, telecommunications, energy, retail and airline industries, including many companies in the Fortune 500.

Ms. Walker chairs the Practising Law Institute's annual Compliance and Ethics Institute in New York and PLI’s annual Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop in San Francisco.  Ms. Walker serves on the Advisory Boards of the Compliance and Ethics Professional Magazine, published by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, and the Corporate Compliance Center at the South Texas College of Law.  She also serves on the Editorial Board of the Complete Compliance and Ethics Manual.

Ms. Walker is the author of Conflicts of Interest in Business and the Professions: Law and Compliance, published by Thomson West in 2005.  She is the co-author of Safeguarding Intellectual Property and Preventing Corruption in the Global Supply Chain, published by The Conference Board in 2012 and the Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Benchmarking Survey, along with Jeff Kaplan and the FCPA Blog, published in 2011.  Ms. Walker has authored several surveys and published numerous articles regarding compliance and ethics.  She is also a contributing editor of ethikos, a leading compliance and ethics journal.  Ms. Walker is a frequent speaker on compliance and ethics issues, including for the Practising Law Institute, The Conference Board, the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association and other legal and business groups.

Ms. Walker received her B.A. (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Georgetown University and her J.D. (cum laude) from Harvard Law School. 

Rebecca Walker is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters International Corporate Compliance; and Appendices 6A-6C - International Corporate Practice: A Practitioner's Guide to Global Success, Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Interactive Learning Center  Interactive Learning Center Internal Investigation Game, Monday, May 01, 2017, New York, NY
Web Segment  Web Segment Board Oversight and Program Structure: Program Authority and Independence - Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2017, Monday, June 05, 2017
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2017
Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters The Evolution of the Law of Corporate Compliance in the United States: A Brief Overview (February 2017) - Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2017, Monday, June 05, 2017
Legal Ethics for Compliance Lawyers: An Overview - Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2017, Monday, June 05, 2017
Rebecca Walker, Extending the Reach of Your Program: Compliance and Ethics Liaisons, Compliance & Ethics Professional, December 2014, at 21 - Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2017, Monday, June 05, 2017
U.S. Dep’t of Justice, Criminal Div., Memo on Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs (February 8, 2017) - Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2017, Monday, June 05, 2017
Rebecca Walker and Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Reporting to the Board on the Compliance and Ethics Program, Compliance & Ethics Professional, June 2014, at 59 - Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2017, Monday, June 05, 2017
The Evolution of the Law of Corporate Compliance in the United States: A Brief Overview (August 2017) - Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2017, Monday, October 30, 2017
Beyond the Sentencing Guidelines: Governing Directives, Guidelines and Standards from Around the World (2017) - Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2017, Monday, October 30, 2017
Extending the Reach of Your Program: Compliance and Ethics Liaisons, Compliance & Ethics Professional (December 2014) - Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2017, Monday, October 30, 2017
Reporting to the Board on the Compliance and Ethics Program, Compliance & Ethics Professional (June 2014) - Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2017, Monday, October 30, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Board Oversight and Program Structure: Program Authority and Independence - Board Oversight and Program Structure: Program Authority and Independence , Monday, June 05, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Board Oversight and Program Structure: Program Authority and Independence - Board Oversight and Program Structure: Program Authority and Independence , Monday, June 05, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Board Oversight and Program Structure: Program Authority and Independence - Board Oversight and Program Structure: Program Authority and Independence , Monday, June 05, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2017, Tuesday, June 06, 2017, New York, NY
Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2017 San Francisco, Thursday, November 09, 2017, San Francisco, CA
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Compliance & Ethics Essentials 2018, Thursday, May 31, 2018, New York, NY
Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2018, Monday, November 12, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Compliance & Ethics Essentials 2018, Thursday, May 31, 2018, New York, NY
Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2018, Monday, November 12, 2018, San Francisco, CA
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Compliance & Ethics Essentials 2018, Thursday, May 31, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Compliance & Ethics Essentials 2018, Thursday, May 31, 2018, Nashville, TN
Compliance & Ethics Essentials 2018, Thursday, May 31, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Compliance & Ethics Essentials 2018, Thursday, May 31, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Compliance & Ethics Essentials 2018, Thursday, May 31, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Compliance & Ethics Essentials 2018, Thursday, May 31, 2018, Columbus, OH
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