Petal Walker

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Petal Walker
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Occupation Special Counsel
Employer WilmerHale
Location Washington, D.C.
LinkedIn Profile
Website https://www.wilmerhale.com/en

Petal Walker is an attorney with the law firm WilmerHale, serving as special counsel with a focus on financial market infrastructures (FMIs), banks and intermediaries, as well as in the digital space. She advises companies on futures and swaps compliance and regulation, and she works closely with attorneys in banking, corporate and energy to deliver legal advice to clients.[1][2][3]

Walker currently serves as a member of the board of Women in Financial Markets, formerly Women in Derivatives.[4]

Background[edit]

Walker rejoined WilmerHale in 2017 after serving as chief counsel for Commissioner Sharon Bowen at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), where she advised on policy and enforcement issues and served on the CFTC Market Risk Advisory Committee.[5]

Education[edit]

Walker possesses dual doctorate degrees, one in law and the other in education, both obtained from Harvard University. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Yale University.

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