Richard S. Lincer
Mr. Richard S. Lincer is a Partner with the firm of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York. He joined the firm in 1979 and became a Partner in 1986. From 1998-2000, he was resident in the firm's Hong Kong office. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lincer served as Law Clerk for the Honorable Eugene H. Nickerson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Mr. Lincer's practice focuses on corporate and financial matters, including international project financings and debt restructurings, joint ventures, corporate and asset acquisitions, and leveraged finance, as well as public and private offerings of corporate securities and investment funds. Mr. Lincer has extensive experience in a variety of electric power projects, industrial facilities such as pulp and paper mills, and the development of innovative structures, including public-private partnerships, for the financing of infrastructure projects such as toll roads, ports and airports in the U.S. and Latin America.
Mr. Lincer earned a J.D. degree from Columbia Law School and an undergraduate degree from Yale College. He is a member of the Bar in New York and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Mr. Lincer lives in New Jersey with his wife and three children.
Member of the Cooper Union Board since 2004
Chairman of the Board of Trustees since 2013
Term Ends: 2016