Alex rolls up his sleeves to help clients navigate complex litigation and cut through government red tape.


Alex advises clients in various industries, including banking, private equity, and public utilities, through private commercial disputes and government regulation. He works closely with clients from the outset of an engagement to develop winning strategies that advance their business and legal objectives.

He has represented clients in all phases of litigation in Missouri state and federal courts, and before various Missouri administrative agencies. Alex is also well-versed in the nuances of private dispute resolution. He understands the importance of developing a strategy and compelling story early on, and the intricacies of preserving a winning argument for eventual victory, even in the face of adversity.

Alex also understands the practical aspects of a legal dispute. He works with clients to develop sensible and cost-effective strategies that balance all of their competing concerns.


Commercial & Class Action Litigation

Assists clients in a range of post-acquisition and business breakup disputes.

Defends clients against consumer claims and class actions, including claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.

Assisted a client in successfully arbitrating and enforcing the terms of an asset purchase agreement involving the sale of an online retail business.

Represented an online retailer in a multimillion-dollar consumer class action suit, ending in dismissal of plaintiff's claims.

Received a favorable outcome for a hotel chain pursuing trade secret claims against a former employee and competitor.

Government-related Matters

Advises and represents clients in procurement disputes with state contracting authorities and competing vendors through bid protests and litigation.

Assists clients in navigating and litigating ballot language challenges each election cycle.

Successfully defended several municipal utilities in lawsuits involving disputes over service territory and billing practices.

Assisted a client in obtaining two medical marijuana cultivation licenses in a case of first impression adjudicated under Missouri’s new licensure scheme.

Obtained the only Missouri judgment setting aside the award of a state contract to be upheld on appeal in several decades.

Helped a client convince the Office of Administration to narrowly interpret the state-wide contract for medical marijuana track and trace services, which was awarded to one of its competitors.

Helped to obtain a judgment for client and award of attorney fees for an employee union in Sunshine litigation against a municipality.

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Named to the 2024 Best Lawyers in America© "Ones to Watch" list


  • Massachusetts
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
    U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
    U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts


Boston University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2013

  • Boston University Law Review, Managing Editor

University of Missouri-Kansas City, B.A., History, summa cum laude, 2009


  • Honorable Bruce M. Selya, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • Honorable Joseph L. Tauro, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
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