Alex is an experienced litigator who advises both individuals and businesses in a wide range of matters including commercial contracts, partnerships, real estate, and employment. Alex also works with individuals and families advising them in regard to business formation, estate planning, pre-and post-nuptial agreements and divorce negotiation. For the past 25 years, Alex has litigated cases in both arbitrations and state and federal courts concerning contractual disputes, including issues regarding intellectual property and business divorces, employment disputes, including discrimination and non-compete agreements, and estate litigation, including Surrogates Court will contests. Alex also counsels investment advisors and individuals in FINRA arbitrations as well as advising individuals and corporations charged with federal or state crimes. Utilizing the trial and investigative skills he honed as a prosecutor, Alex has conducted internal investigations relating to alleged age, sex, race discrimination, and harassment.
Alex served in the Queens County District Attorney’s Office from 1992-1998, conducting investigations and trying cases in the Major Crimes Division’s Special Victims Bureau. Alex also was a supervisor in the Appeals Bureau where he argued over 30 appeals before the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division as well as multiple cases before the New York State Court of Appeals and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
Alex is a lifelong New Yorker who received his B.A. from Union College in 1988, and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1992. He is a long-time board member of Grand Street Settlement, a lower east side community organization where he serves on the Executive Committee. He is also a graduate of the Coro Leadership New York program.