Monday, October 5, 2009

Richard Lopez '97 Named October Alum of the Month

Touro Law Center's Office of Development, Alumni Relations and Communications is proud to announce that Richard Lopex '97 has been selected as the Alum of the Month for October.

Richard Lopez has his own law office located in Miami, Florida, practicing in the areas of international trade finance, Export-Import bank financing, international business transactions, commercial transactions and real estate transactions. In addition to practicing law, Mr. Lopez is the managing principal of Drake Finance Group, an approved Direct Guaranteed Lender of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

Mr. Lopez served as the Director of Enterprise Florida (Florida Department of Commerce) and Special Projects Advisor to the Venezuelan-American Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Caracas, Venezuela. He was also a legal consultant during his stint in Latin America and worked for law firms in Brussels, Belgium, Lisbon, Portugal and London, England.

Mr. Lopez remains an active member of the alumni community and participates in programs for students, and volunteers to meet with prospective students at Law School Forums in his area.

To read Richard's full bio, please click here. On behalf of the entire law school community, we extend our congratulations to Richard Lopez.

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