Ted Bilich
Ted BilichConsultant
American Law Institute Member
National Association of Corporate Directors Member
Leadership Arlington Board of Regents Member
Past Chairman of Leadership Arlington’s Board of Regents
District of Columbia Bar
Leadership Arlington Class of 2009

Ted Bilich is the CEO of Risk Alternatives LLC, located in Arlington, Virginia. Risk Alternatives works with nonprofits and entrepreneurial organizations to help them identify and address threats and opportunities, confront challenges, and put processes and systems in place to achieve their goals. Ted’s mission is to foster stronger communities by building sustainable nonprofits and healthy, scalable small businesses. Ted has more than 25 years of experience counseling clients on risk management and complex business issues.

Before founding Risk Alternatives, Ted was a Distinguished Visiting Professor from Practice at Georgetown University Law Center. At Georgetown, his research focused on complex dispute resolution, preventive law, legal training, risk management, governance, and compliance. Prior to teaching, Ted served for more than 20 years with the Washington DC office of the international law firm of Jones Day. He also has served on the boards of eight nonprofits, governmental commissions, and bar committees. This includes service as a commissioner on the Arlington Virginia Economic Development Commission and as a member of the board of trustees and former chair of the Leadership Arlington Board of Regents.

Ted has lectured, presented, and consulted on risk management, board governance, civic engagement, ethics, and numerous other issues. He is the coauthor of three editions of a leading law school casebook on class actions and other multi-party litigation. He received his B.A. in economics, summa cum laude, from Wake Forest University, and his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School.

Summary of Experience:

  • More than 25 years of experience counseling clients on complex business and dispute-resolution issues, including governance and compliance challenges.
  • More than 25 years of combined service on non-profit boards, associational committees, and government commissions.
  • More than a decade offering risk management training, counseling, and research.
  • More than 15 years of experience in teaching, including designing classes, teaching large and small groups, developing active learning environments, and counseling learners to incorporate lessons into their everyday activities.