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James H Cheek III

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Practice Areas

Represents public and private companies and investment banking firms in capital raising and merger and acquisition activities. Counsels boards on matters relating to corporate governance and legal compliance. Also served as the Regulatory Auditor of the NYSE.


Joined the firm in 1970.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association (past Chair, Section of Business Law and Federal Regulation of Securities Committee); National ABA Task Force on Corporate Responsibility (past Chair); San Diego Securities Regulation Institute (executive committee and past Chair). Adviser, ALI Restatement of the Law of Corporate Governance


BA (1964), Duke University; JD (1967), Vanderbilt University; LLM (1968), Harvard University.