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Work experience

Sep 2007Present

Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Reis, Inc.

Responsible for full range of legal matters for this Nasdaq-listed public company, including corporate governance, securities disclosure, intellectual property, litigation, employment and corporate secretary functions.

Jan 2005Dec 2007

Principal/Owner

Alex Simpson PLLC

Focused on representation of start-up and other small businesses, in connection with a wide range of corporate legal needs, with an emphasis on early round financings and M&A. Also represented investors and executive officers in connection with their interests.

Aug 2002Dec 2004

Partner

Focused on representing underwriters and issuers in connection with all types of securities offerings, with a mixture of M&A as well. Staffed and managed teams of attorneys and paralegals on often complex transactions.

Oct 1993Aug 2002

Associate

Focused on representing underwriters and issuers in connection with all types of securities offerings, with a mixture of M&A and spin-offs as well. Represented several companies over an extended period of time with respect to a wide range of corporate matters, including SEC disclosure and corporate governance. Developed working knowledge of intellectual property and environmental issues. Staffed and managed teams of attorneys and paralegals on often complex transactions.

Education

19851989

B.A.

Dartmouth College
  • Heavyweight Crew (Henley Royal Regatta)
  • Sports writer for The Dartmouth (daily newspaper)

References

John (J.) Kelley

J. hired me as a partner at King & Spalding, and was the head of my group while I was there.

Bruce Dallas

I worked with Bruce when I worked as an associate at Davis Polk.

Lily Arevalo

I worked with Lily for approximately 7 years when I worked at Davis Polk.  I represented Ingram Micro on several transactions, as well as in connection with general corporate and corporate governance matters.

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Objective

To continue to advance and develop myself professionally and personally as General Counsel of a public company.

I am willing to relocate for the right opportunity.

Summary

Corporate attorney with 15+ years of law firm and in-house general counsel experience providing legal advice on a wide variety of matters, including Corporate Governance, Securities, SEC Disclosure and Mergers & Acquisitions. Constructive member of business team, working with personnel across multiple departments to provide practical legal advice.

Affiliations

  • State Bar of New York (1994)
  • State Bar of New Jersey (2005)
  • Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Board of Directors, 330 West End Apartment Corp. (President – 2006-present; Treasurer – 2004-2006)