Philip S. Khinda


Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law

B.A., J.D., Columbia

Professor Khinda is a partner with the firm of Steptoe & Johnson, and focuses on securities enforcement, corporate governance and regulatory matters. He specializes in...

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Professor Khinda is a partner with the firm of Steptoe & Johnson, and focuses on securities enforcement, corporate governance and regulatory matters. He specializes in advising and representing public companies, regulated entities, their officers and directors, and others in SEC and other law enforcement matters, as well as in related litigation and criminal proceedings. He also regularly assists boards of directors and board committees in conducting internal investigations. He is a frequent author and speaker on these topics as well.

Earlier in his career, Professor Khinda served as a staff attorney and senior counsel with the SEC's Division of Enforcement, where he led a number of high-profile and other sensitive investigations, including financial fraud, investment management, market manipulation, and insider trading matters. He was previously an analyst and associate at Morgan Stanley & Company in New York.

Professor Khinda has served as an adjunct member of the faculty since the 1999-2000 academic year, and has published and taught on financial reporting and accounting, corporate governance, crisis management, securities regulation, and SEC enforcement matters. He also serves as Chair of the Ethics and Investigations Subcommittee of the American Bar Association's Corporate Governance Committee.