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Alan N. Rechtschaffen , Esq.
Adjunct Professor of Law

The Rechtschaffen Group, UBS Financial Services, Inc.
1285 Avenue of the America
New York ,  NY  10166
Telephone: 917.912.4300

Prof. Rechtschaffen is the innovator of Fordham's course on Derivatives and Risk Management and Corporate Governance, and is an Adjunct Professor of Law. He chaired The Fordham University school of Law International Symposium on Derivatives & Risk Management.

Prof. Rechtschaffen has experience as a regulator and as a representative of the public interest. He also teaches at NYU Law School.  He is the author of a book on the capital markets with Oxford University Press.

In 2006 President Bush appointed Prof. Rechtschaffen to the U.S. Holocaust Mem orial Council. He was appointed by Governor George Pataki to help regulate the Real Estate Brokerage Industry in the State of New York as a Member of the New York State Real Estate Board. He completed his service as a New York City official and Member of the New York City Campaign Finance Board, being granted a unique dispensation by the Mayor to serve as both a New York City and New York State official.

Professional Affiliations

Chair - Fordham International Symposium on Risk Management & Derivatives

Presidential Appointee United States Holocaust Memorial Council


Fordham Law School, J.D., 1994

Columbia College, A.B.,1989