Alan Dye is a partner with Hogan Lovells in Washington, DC, where he specializes in securities matters. Before joining Hogan Lovells, Alan spent two years at the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance and served for two years as Special Counsel to the SEC Chairman. Prior to that, Alan served as a law clerk for the Honorable Ellsworth A. Van Graafeiland of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
He graduated from Emory University (magna cum laude) and the University of Georgia School of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Georgia Law Review. Alan is an active member of the American Bar Association, where he served as Chairman of the Securities, Commodities, and Exchanges Committee of its Administrative Law Section and currently is a member of the Committee on Federal Regulations of Securities in its Business Law Section. He also is a member of the Securities Law Committee of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals. Alan has written extensively on various stock compensation issues under the federal securities laws, including his co-authorship with Peter Romeo of the Section 16 Treatise and Reporting Guide (Executive Press, Inc., 2008) and the Section 16 Forms and Filings Handbook (Executive Press, Inc., 2009). He is a frequent lecturer at professional seminars, a member of the District of Columbia and New York bars, and a member of the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals Advisory Board. He formerly was an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center.