Richard T. Choi

Richard ChoiRichard T. Choi, Vice‐Chair (2011‐), of McLean, Va., is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Jorden Burt LLP, where he focuses his law practice on advising investment companies, investment advisers, broker‐dealers, and life insurance companies on federal and state securities and insurance compliance and regulatory matters. For over 25 years, Mr. Choi has advised investment company boards, independent directors and trustees, and special committees of directors and trustees, and counseled clients on the development and distribution of sophisticated financial products, such as variable annuities, variable life insurance, and face‐amount certificates. Mr. Choi earned his B.A. at the University of Chicago and his J.D. at the University of Virginia School of Law. His philanthropic activities include endowing the Richard Choi and Claudia Perry Odyssey Scholarship Fund at the University of Chicago. Among his most treasured experiences growing up in the Washington, D.C., area was riding his bike as a child to the Smithsonian museums, where he spent many summer days talking to staff and marveling at the museums' collections. A voracious reader, he also likes to ski, bike, cook, feed the homeless, and collect fossils and minerals.