Alexander solves legal challenges related to international arbitration and complex commercial litigation. He has represented multinational clients before the AAA, ICSID, SIAC, ad hoc tribunals and U.S. federal and state courts.

Overview

Offering significant experience with the international legal landscape, Alexander has advised on matters related to investor-state arbitrations under various bilateral investment treaties, international commercial arbitration (including disputes arising under international instruments such as the CISG), and enforcement of foreign judgments and awards in the U.S. and abroad. He has experience with complex commercial disputes, including contractual disputes and complex patent litigation. He routinely handles various aspects of dispute resolution, such as arguing at hearing, coordinating and communicating with clients and experts, discovery, research, and substantive drafting.

Alexander takes part in the firm's pro bono efforts and has worked with Mosaic Family Services, the Advocates for Human Rights and the Human Rights Initiative to advocate for human trafficking victims and indigent immigrant children before immigration and family courts.

Alexander is fluent in Spanish and has intermediate proficiency in Mandarin Chinese.

News & Insights

Speaking Engagements

"Compliance with Local Law Clauses and Original Intent - A Natural or Problematic Evolution?," 12th Annual JURIS Conference on Investment Treaty Arbitration, Washington, DC, March 6, 2018 (transcript published November 2018)

Publications

"Compliance with Local Law Clauses and Original Intent – A Problematic Evolution?," Investment Treaty Arbitration, Vol. 12, November 2018.

"Fifth Circuit holds that an agreement to arbitrate in a forum does not constitute consent to personal jurisdiction to adjudicate other claims in that forum," Baker McKenzie Int’l Lit. & Arb. Newsletter, November 2015

Practices & Industries

Admissions

  • Texas Supreme Court
  • Eastern District, Texas

Education

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015

Furman University, B.A., cum laude, 2012 

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