Alex represents clients in a broad range of complex litigation matters across a wide variety of industries. He has litigated wage and hour class actions, employment cases involving claims for discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, personal injury claims and contract disputes, and has participated in government investigations of vessels relating to both property damage and regulatory compliance.
Prior to joining Gibbs Law Group, Alex defended against alleged violations of the False Claims Act, Civil RICO, and the Insurance Frauds Prevention Act in what was one of the largest healthcare fraud cases in California history. He also represented a Fortune 20 company in a lawsuit alleging negligence and breach of contract against the largest public utility in California for damages arising from an unexpected power outage.
A western Pennsylvania native, Alex received a B.A. in Politics from Occidental College, where he was a member of the baseball team. He received his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law, magna cum laude, and earned the Academic Excellence Award, which honors the graduating student who made an extraordinary contribution to the intellectual life of the school. During law school, Alex was a member of the McAuliffe Honor Society, served as an Editor of the Law Review, and clerked for the Honorable Oliver J. Lobaugh in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas. He was awarded the best oral advocate in his first-year writing class, awarded best brief in the 2013 Advocate of the Year Competition, and earned CALI awards in Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts, International Development Seminar, Criminal Procedure, Wills & Trusts, and Legal Writing.