R. Christian Walker

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Business Development Companies
  • Securities and Corporate Governance
  • Finance
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0872
Fax: 202-637-3593
University James Madison University, B.A., cum laude
Law SchoolGeorge Mason University School of Law, J.D., cum laude Book Review Editor, Journal of Law, Economics & Policy; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., with distinction
Admitted2006, Delaware; District of Columbia

Professional Activities
Member, Business Law Section, American Bar Association

BornFairfax, Virginia, April 13, 1978

Christian Walker represents corporate clients in the areas of securities, corporate governance and finance. His practice focuses on advising public and private closed-end funds, including business development companies, on their operation in accordance with the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, particularly in relation to the raising of debt and equity capital.

Before relocating to Washington, D.C., and joining Sutherland, Christian practiced with two Wilmington, Delaware-based firms, where he represented clients in corporate and alternative entity litigation before the Delaware Court of Chancery and provided advice on director and officer fiduciary duties and corporate governance matters, including with respect to internal investigations and mergers and acquisitions.

Awards and Rankings

Selected for inclusion in Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” (2014-2015)

CALI Excellence for the Future Award (best exam or paper) in two courses at the Georgetown University Law Center

Awarded the highest grade in three courses at the George Mason University School of Law

George Mason University School of Law Fellowship recipient

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Office Information

R. Christian Walker

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980


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