Corporate, Securities & Finance, GE
Mr. Briggs serves as Executive Counsel, Corporate, Securities & Finance, for General Electric. In this role, he is responsible for corporate governance, securities law and corporate finance.
Before joining GE in 2012, Mr. Briggs practiced law in the Los Angeles and Washington, DC offices of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where he was a member of the firm’s Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits practice groups.
Mr. Briggs received his law degree, with honors, from the University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 2007), where he was a Kosmerl Scholar and a member of the Chicago Journal of International Law. He received his undergraduate degree, with high honors, from the University of Notre Dame (B.A., 2004).
Mr. Briggs was named “Governance Professional of the Year” in 2016 by Corporate Secretary Magazine. He is a frequent speaker on securities/disclosure, governance and compensation-related matters and is a member of the Stockholder Relations Society of New York and the Society for Corporate Governance, where he serves on the National Conference Planning Committee as well as the Securities Law and Corporate Practices Committees.