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Wallace L. Larson, Jr.

Wallace L. Larson, Jr.

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

New York, NY, USA

Wallace L. Larson, Jr. is counsel based in the New York office.

Mr. Larson's practice concentrates on the laws governing lawyers. He is the Firm’s Professional Responsibility Counsel and is an ex officio member of the Firm’s Professional Responsibility and Knowledge Management Committees. He advises on issues such as conflicts of interest, multi-jurisdictional practice, attorney-client and work product privileges, anti-money laundering, audit inquiry responses, confidentiality and privacy as well as risk management.

Mr. Larson joined Cleary Gottlieb in 2007. Prior to joining the firm, he was an associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York. He received a juris doctorate degree in 1998 from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar in his first year and a Tony Patiño Fellow. Mr. Larson received an undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Harvard College in 1995.

Mr. Larson is a member of the Bar in the State of New York. With respect to the New York State Bar Association, Mr. Larson served as a member of the House of Delegates from June 2007 to April 2011 and is a member of, and Special Assistant to, the Committee on Professional Ethics. With respect to the New York County Lawyers’ Association, he served on the Board of Directors from June 2008 to May 2012 and serves on that Association's Ethics Institute Board of Advisors and has previously served as Co-Chair of the Professional Ethics Committee. With respect to The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Mr. Larson served from September 2008 to June 2011 on the Professional Responsibility Committee and serves on the Professional Ethics Committee. He is also a member of the American Bar Association's Center for Professional Responsibility, Business Law Section and Professional Conduct/Firm Counsel Project.

Mr. Larson is Executive Editor for The New York Rules of Professional Conduct: Opinions, Commentary, and Case Law, an Oxford University Press treatise.


Columbia University School of Law (J.D., 1998)
Harvard University (B.A., 1995)

Bar Admissions
New York - 1999

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