Richard M. Alexander
1982, J.D. - College of Law
Richard M. Alexander practices in the financial services area at Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
in Washington, D.C. His practice involves some of the most critical enforcement, supervisory and governance matters affecting the financial services industry. The firm represents companies and their officers and directors, as well as accountants and attorneys, in enforcement or investigative proceedings brought by federal or state agencies. He served as managing partner of the firm from 2005-15 and became its chairman on Jan. 1, 2016.
Alexander graduated magna cum laude with high honors from Brandeis University in 1979. He is consistently listed in Chambers USA’s “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” for Financial Services Regulation: Banking (enforcement and investigations) and “The Best Lawyers in America” for banking and finance law. He serves on the board of trustees of the Edmund Burke School of Washington, D.C., and Justice in Aging, a national advocacy organization fighting senior poverty through the law.
For Syracuse University, Alexander has been on the College of Law Board of Advisors since 2013. In 2016 he became a member of the Board of Trustees and serves on the Budget and Student Affairs committees.