Genevieviette Walker-Lightfoot, Esq.


The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D.
University of Maryland, M.B.A.
Georgetown University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia

Genevievette Walker-Lightfoot

Of Counsel


Genevievette is a risk management and regulatory compliance law specialist with nearly 20 years of securities and banking regulatory experience in roles providing significant risk management and compliance oversight expertise. She is responsible for advising on a broad range of risk management, legal, compliance and regulatory topics in support of the subject entity, as well as its affiliates and partners. She has developed complex internal controls such as risk frameworks, exception reporting, and stress test scenarios. She has also designed and implemented corporate governance and regulatory policies and procedures for a variety of regulated entities such as investment advisers and broker-dealers.

Genevievette entered the industry via the American Stock Exchange, as a senior trading and regulatory analyst. She worked for the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations at the Washington HQ of the SEC before moving on to the Federal Reserve Board to become the subject matter expert for securities activities in banks in the Banking Supervision Division during the Financial Crisis. She briefed Chairman Bernanke on the repercussions of the Financial Crisis on bank sponsored and advised funds, as well accompanying risks to the enterprise holding company.