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 companies, including certain funds, such as business development companies, on public and private debt and equity offerings and other financing transactions, ongoing U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reporting and operation in accordance with the securities laws, and other transactional matters.

Before relocating to Washington, D.C., and joining Sutherland, Christian practiced in Wilmington, Delaware, where he represented clients in corporate and alternative entity litigation before the Delaware Court of Chancery. He also counseled corporations and directors on 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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R. Christian Walker

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980


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