Commission's Quarterly Newsletter
2003 Summer/Fall Edition
New Managing Attorney Named
recently named Lanny Alexander to the position of Managing Attorney.
She replaces former Managing Attorney Jennifer Siegel-McNamara.
brings a wealth of experience to the Commission, including 10 years
as an attorney in the NYC Housing Authority Law Department's General
Litigation Division. There she specialized in employment and housing
discrimination, defamation, First Amendment, and workers compensation
has appeared before all of the local administrative human rights
agencies and has extensive litigation experience in Federal Court
and the Second Circuit of Appeals.
Prior to the Housing Authority, Ms. Alexander was in private practice
where she was an associate at Carpenter, Bennett and Morrissey (NJ)
and Skadden Arps Slate Meaghen and Flom. Her experiences enabled
her to develop strong investigative skills that will serve the Commission
CCHR Managing Attorney Lanny Alexander.
CCHR, Ms. Alexander supervises the Law Enforcement Bureau and is
responsible for assigning cases to staff attorneys and Human Rights
Specialists, overseeing investigations, docketing and reviewing
all documents issued by the Bureau, as well as other administrative
legal work. Additionally, Ms. Alexander heads one of several CCHR
teams that handle the investigation and prosecution of complaints.
received her JD from Pace University Law School and BA from Marymount
College. A native of Westchester, Ms. Alexander currently resides