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Richard C. Breeden

Richard C. Breeden, American investment company executive, former federal agency administrator. Named one of 100 Most Influential Lawyers, National Law Journal, 2006.

Background

  • Breeden, Richard C. was born on December 6, 1949.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Stanford University, 1972. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1975.

    Career

    • Law teacher, 1975-1976. Partner Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York City, 1976-1981. Executive assistant to under secretary United States Department Labor, 1981-1982.

      Executive director White House Regulatory Task Force. Dep.counsel to vice president The White House, Washington, 1982—1985. Partner Baker & Botts LLP, Houston, 1985—1989.

      Assistant to president The White House, 1989. Chairman Securities & Exchange Commission (Securities and Exchange Commission), Washington, 1989—1993. Chairman international finance services Coopers & Lybrand, LLC, 1993—1996.

      Chairman Richard C. Breeden & Company, Greenwich, Connecticut, since 1996. Corporation monitor WorldCom, Inc., 2002. Founder, Chief Executive Officer Breeden Capital Management LLC, Greenwich, Connecticut, since 2006.

      Managing partner, chief investment officer Breeden Partners, since 2006. Non-executive chairman Henry W. Bloch and Richard Bloch, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, since 2007. Board directors Henry W. Bloch and Richard Bloch Inc., since 2007, Zale Corporation, since 2008, Steris Corporation, since 2008.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Connections

    • Married Linda Breeden. 5 children.
    • spouse: Linda Breeden
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    Born December 6, 1949
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Stanford University
    • 1975
      Harvard University
    • 1975 - 1976
      Law teacher
    • 1976 - 1981
      partner, Cravath
    • 1981 - 1982
      executive, assistant to under secretary United States Department Labor
    • 1982 - 1985
      dep.counsel, to vice president The White House
      Washington, United States
    • 1985 - 1989
      partner, Baker & Botts Limited Liability Partnership
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1989 - 1993
      chairman, Securities & Exchange Commission (Securities and Exchange Commission)
      Washington, United States
    • 1989
      assistant, to president The White House
    • 1993 - 1996
      chairman, international finance services Coopers & Lybrand
    • 1996
      chairman, Richard C. Breeden & Company
      Greenwich, United Kingdom
    • 2002
      corporation monitor WorldCom
    • 2006
      managing partner, Breeden Partners
    • 2006
      chief investment officer, Breeden Partners
    • 2007
      non-executive chairman, Henry and Richard Block
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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