Alphonzo Grant Jr., Esq.
Mr. Grant is an Executive Director in Morgan Stanley’s Legal and Compliance Division,
Special investigations Unit, where he oversees and conducts internal investigations of financial, securities, regulatory,
criminal and employment-related matters. He is also a faculty member at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and
an Adjunct Professor at the Benjamin N. Cardoza School of Law. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Grant served as
Special Counsel at the law firm of Sullivan and Cromwell from 2006 to 2010, representing clients in criminal, regulatory and
civil matters involving securities fraud, money laundering, insider trading, tax fraud, antitrust and employment. During that time
he was also Sullivan & Cromwell’s Director of Diversity and guided the firm’s leadership on its diversity and inclusion efforts.
Mr. Grant’s career began as a law clerk for the Honorable Edward R. Korman, a federal judge in the Eastern District of New York,
followed by three years as a Litigation Associate at Sullivan and Cromwell. From 2002 to 2005, he served as
an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, prosecuting money laundering,
corruption, fraud, foreign bribery, terrorism, racketeering, narcotics, immigration and tax offenses.
J.D., 1998 Brooklyn Law School; M.P.S., 1994; B.A., 1993, the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
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