Frederick Alexander, Secretary

Frederick Alexander

Frederick 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.

Mr. Alexander formerly chaired the Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association and the General Review Task Force of the ABA Committee on Corporate Laws. He is a member of the Delaware Access to Justice Commission and an Inaugural Fellow of the American College of Governance Counsel.

Mr. Alexander has been named as one of the ten most highly regarded corporate governance lawyers worldwide by The International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers. He was selected by Best Corporate Law Lawyers as the Delaware Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year and as the Delaware Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year, and was named as one of the 500 leading lawyers in the United States by the Lawdragon guide.

He is the author of two books, The Public Benefit Corporation Guidebook (2016) and The Delaware Corporation; Legal Aspects of Organization and Operation 1-5th C.P.S. (2014), and numerous articles, including Mission Alignment and Benefit Corporations: Requiring Companies to Build Value for All Stakeholders, 2016 ICGN Yearbook; Benefit Corporations, The Journal of Applied Corporate Finance (2016); The Stakeholder Problem, Review of Securities and Commodities Regulation (2016); Why More Businesses Are Considering The B Corp. Model, Law360 (2015); Benefit Corporations in the Public Markets (Agenda 2015); Amendments Remove Obstacles to Adoption of Public Benefit Status (Corporate Law and Accountability Report 2015); Doing Well While Doing Good: New Delaware Law Authorizes “Public Benefit” Corporations (Delaware Corporate & Legal Services Blog 2013); Forum Selection By-laws: Where We Are and Where We Go From Here (Insights 2013); Responding to Unsolicited Takeover Offers (Conference Board 2009).

Updated on Aug 19, 2020