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Robert A. Alessi, Esq.

Adjunct Professor
Recipient,  Frank Meyers Excellence in Teaching Award  (2011)

Juris Doctor, Columbia University School of Law
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Stony Brook University
Summa Cum Laude
Member,  Pi Sigma Alpha

N-739, Social and Behavioral Sciences Building
Department of Political Science
4392 SUNY
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4392

robert.alessi@stonybrook.edu

biographical statement

  • Law firm partner.
  • Litigation and arbitration at the pretrial, trial and appellate stages across the nation in a wide variety of practice areas, including, among others, constitutional issues; securities regulation; antitrust; insurance; insurance brokerage; employment; defamation, RICO, contracts; and torts. 
  • Conducting internal corporate investigations and defending myriad types of investigations commenced by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and other government agencies.
  • Counseling boards of directors, committees thereof and company management on various matters, including corporate governance, disclosure requirements under the securities laws and compliance with ethical standards, statutes and regulations.
  • Courts to which admitted: United States Supreme Court; United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York; United States District Court for the Western District of New York; All New York State Courts.

TEACHING

Undergraduate
POL 390: Topcis in Political Science -  Federal Government Power: Constitutional, Legal & Political 
POL 390: Topcis in Political Science -  Constraints; The Erosion of Civil Liberties & Privacy Rights
POL 390: Topcis in Political Science -  Introduction to Civil Procedure; Pretrial, Trial & Appellate Practice
POL 390: Topcis in Political Science -  Introduction to Torts; Securities Regulation, Enforcement & Litigation