B.A., Washington & Lee; J.D., Georgetown
Alexander White is an Adjunct Professor of Law. He teaches a seminar in the J.D. Externship Program designed for students to develop skills necessary for self-directed professional learning.
Professor White is Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Bank of America, where he represents the Bank (primarily its wealth management and broker-dealer business lines) in significant regulatory and law enforcement investigations (e.g., SEC, DOJ, FINRA, OCC, state attorneys general) and conducts internal investigations concerning potential violations of the securities laws, rules, and regulations. He began practicing law as a litigator at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP, representing broker-dealers, public companies, and individuals in federal, state, and internal investigations, as well as regulatory enforcement and criminal matters. Before joining WilmerHale, Professor White served as a law clerk for the Honorable Eric T. Washington of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.
Professor White graduated cum laude from Georgetown Law. While at Georgetown, Professor White served on the Georgetown Law Journal as Senior Special Projects Editor and Membership Selection Chair, and participated in Barristers’ Council, competing successfully in regional and national moot court competitions and coaching teams to championships. Professor White was inducted into the Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society and the Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society and received the H.J. Heinz Company Scholarship at Washington and Lee University, where he graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology-Anthropology and was captain of the basketball team.