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CHRISTOPHER E. PALMER

PARTNER

  • J.D., 1986
    Georgetown University Law Center
    (magna cum laude)
  • B.A., 1982
    St. John's University
    (egregia cum laude)
  • 1986 to 1987 U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Christopher E Palmer
901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
USA
202.346.4253

Chris Palmer is leader of the Business Law Department in Goodwin Procter’s Washington, D.C.office, and is a member of the Financial Services Group. Mr. Palmer focuses his practice on securities, investment management and insurance matters.

WORK FOR CLIENTS

Mr. Palmer represents mutual funds, investment advisers, insurance companies and broker-dealers on the development, regulatory approval, sale and administration of a variety of investment products, including mutual funds and variable and fixed life insurance and annuity contracts. He also represents mutual fund independent directors. Mr. Palmer advises companies on securities law matters, including reporting and corporate governance matters. He also represents companies in financial services litigation, SEC inspections and enforcement actions, and before state insurance departments.

MEDIA

Mr. Palmer is a frequent speaker at mutual fund and variable insurance products conferences. In law school, Mr. Palmer served as an Article Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Mr. Palmer was a partner at Shea & Gardner prior to its combination with Goodwin Procter in 2004.

BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS

Mr. Palmer is a member of the bar of the District of Columbia and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

RECOGNITION

Mr. Palmer has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Best Lawyers.