Alice Givens is VP - General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary of Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. (RHGI), a leading publicly owned (NASDAQ: RUTH) restaurant company focused exclusively on the upscale dining segment. Ms. Givens joined RHGI in February 2016. Prior to that, she was VP, Associate General Counsel at J.Crew Group, Inc. where she focused on securities, corporate governance and general corporate matters from 2007 to January 2016. Prior to joining J.Crew, Alice held various legal and compliance roles with Circuit City Stores, Inc. in Richmond, VA for over ten years.
She received her undergraduate degree from The College of William & Mary in 1994, and her J.D. from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond in 1997. She is admitted to practice in Virginia, New York and as authorized house counsel in Florida. She is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association and previously served as a member of the Advisory Board of the New York Chapter of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals from 2009 – 2015.