Frederick (“Rick”) H. Alexander is Head of Legal Policy at B Lab. Before coming to B Lab, he spent 26 years at Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, practicing corporate law, including four years as managing partner. He remains counsel to the firm.
Rick prepared the initial drafts of both the Delaware public benefit corporation legislation and the American Bar Association’s Benefit Corporation White Paper. He is a member of the Delaware Access to Justice Commission and an Inaugural Fellow of the American College of Governance Counsel.
Named as one of the ten most highly regarded corporate governance lawyers worldwide, Rick has written two books, The Public Benefit Corporation Guidebook and The Delaware Corporation. His third book, Benefit Corporation Law and Governance: Pursuing Profit with Purpose, will be published in September 2017 by Berrett-Koehler Publishers. He has published articles in Harvard Business Law Review, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Business Lawyer, Business Law Today, Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Review of Securities and Commodities Regulation, Law360, Insights, and Agenda.