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Lee Bowen Spencer

Lee Bowen Spencer, American lawyer, government official. Bar: New York 1971. Recipient Distinguished Service award, Securities and Exchange Commission, 1982. Member of American Bar Association.


  • Spencer, Lee Bowen was born on September 23, 1943 in Miami Beach, Florida, United States. Son of Lee Bowen and Willa Belle (Carter) Spencer.

  • Education

    • AB, Princeton University, 1965. Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1969.


    • Associate Sullivan & Cromwell, New York City, 1969—1979. Chief counsel, division investment management Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1976—1978, associate director, 1978—1979, deputy director division corporation finance, 1979—1981, director, 1981—1983. Adjunct professor Georgetown University, 1980—1985.

      Board directors Capitol Hill Hospital, Washington, 1983—1985. Partner Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, since 1983. Member executive committee advisory council Securities and Exchange Commission and Finance Reporting Institute, University Southern California.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1971.


    • Author: Banker versus Broker: The Glass-Steagall Act Revisited, 1981.


    Member of American Bar Association.


    • Married Alice Marie Dana, June 29, 1974.
    • father: Lee Bowen Spencer
    • mother: Willa Belle (Carter) Spencer
    • spouse: Alice Marie Dana
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    Born September 23, 1943
    (age 74)