Alexander Dill

Clearing Corporation Charitable Foundation Practitioner-in-Residence
Director of the Financial Markets Compliance Certificate Online Program
Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Compliance in Financial Markets
Insitute for Compliance in Financial Markets
565 W. Adams St., Room 875
Chicago, IL 60661


  • J.D., Emory University School of Law
  • M.A., Columbia University
  • A.B., Harvard University


Professor Dill is a recognized expert on the capital markets and the regulatory and compliance frameworks that apply to them. In addition to his appointment at Chicago-Kent, Professor Dill is a lecturer in the Financial Mathematics Program at the University of Chicago, where he teaches a course on the regulation of banks' capital adequacy, systemic risk, derivatives, and counterparty credit risk under the Dodd-Frank Act.

Previously, Professor Dill was global head of covenant research in the Corporate Finance Group at Moody's Investors Service. In 2003, he helped inaugurate Moody's ratings compliance function. Professor Dill started at Moody's as a credit ratings analyst in the Structured Finance Group. Before that, he was a branch chief in trading practices at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., and practiced law in New York, where he focused on secured lending, bankruptcy issues, and bank regulatory matters.

Professor Dill graduated from Harvard University magna cum laude with an A.B. degree in Russian imperial history. He went on to earn a master's degree in 19th Russian intellectual and social history from Columbia University. Professor Dill completed his law degree at Emory University School of Law, where he was executive editor of the Emory Law Journal.