Carmen Lawrence

Carmen Lawrence is a partner in King & Spalding’s Special Matters and Government Investigations practice group.

Ms. Lawrence’s practice focuses on representing clients in investigations and litigations conducted primarily by the SEC, CFTC, DOJ, FINRA, and state securities regulators, conducting internal investigations, providing crisis management advice and counseling public clients on their obligations under the federal securities laws.

From 1996 until June 2000, Ms. Lawrence was the Regional Director for the SEC’s Northeast Regional Office where she oversaw all enforcement and regulatory operations in the SEC’s largest region.

Ms. Lawrence is the Co-Chair of the Sub-Committee on SEC Enforcement and Civil Litigation of the ABA’s Business Law Section. She is consistently recognized as a leading practitioner in her field by Chambers USA, Legal 500, Benchmark, and others.
Ms. Lawrence obtained her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1981 and her B.A. from Cornell University in 1978.