Director of Regulatory Governance
Chris Cox advises global companies on strategic issues, corporate governance, securities regulation, and general business matters worldwide. He is a partner in the international law firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and President of the firm’s global strategic advisor Morgan Lewis Consulting LLC.
During a 23-year Washington career, Chris was a White House counsel to President Ronald Reagan, chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, chairman of the Homeland Security Committee in the US House of Representatives, and the fifth-ranking elected leader in the House. In Congress, he was responsible for significant legislation including the Securities Litigation Reform Act, the Internet Tax Freedom Act, and the Support for Eastern European Democracy Act.
Prior to his government service he was a partner in the international law firm Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s national management. He also taught federal income tax as a member of the faculty at Harvard Business School. Chris is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School, where he was an Editor of the Harvard Law Review. He is married and has three children. He was born in St. Paul, MN and lives in California.