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Cynthia R. Richards Associate General Counsel

Cynthia Richards was Associate General Counsel for The Atlantic Philanthropies through 2017, overseeing the legal aspects of their grantmaking and operational activities. She was based in New York.

Ms. Richards joined Atlantic in 1990 after serving the foundation as a Corporate Lawyer at Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft.

She is a graduate of Barnard College in New York City and the University of Virginia School of Law. Ms. Richards is a Director and Vice President of The Hudson Opera House, a multi-arts center in Hudson, NY.