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Walter T. Cosby III

Associate, Louisville

Walt joined Stoll Keenon Ogden in 2023 as an Associate, and is a member of the firm’s Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits and Tax groups.

An experienced attorney, Walt advises public and private companies on tax and securities law issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions, financings, initial public offerings, and other corporate transactions, including matters that arise under Sections 280G, 409A, 162(m), and 83 of the Code. He is also knowledgeable in areas such as advising investment funds, investment advisers, and other fiduciaries concerning their fiduciary responsibilities under Title I of ERISA and Section 4975 of the Code.  

Prior to joining SKO, Walt practiced as a corporate attorney in Washington D.C. and New York. He most recently served as ERISA/Executive Compensation & Benefits Associate at Goodwin. Practice temporarily authorized pending admission to the Kentucky Bar Association.

Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits: Walt and the attorneys at SKO work with start-up and emerging growth companies throughout all stages of the corporate life cycle, advising on compensation matters at the time of incorporation, and in connection with venture capital financings, public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions.

Tax: The SKO Tax practice group can help individuals and companies of all sizes understand and navigate the intricacies of federal, state and local tax laws. They work as a team to resolve the often complicated and intimidating tax issues their clients face.

Emory University School of Law
2016, J.D.
Georgetown College
2012, B.A.
New York
District of Columbia


  • First Tee Scholar, Georgetown College, 2008-2012

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