Alex graduated with honors in both undergrad and in law school. He had a 3.9/4.0 GPA when he earned his Bachelor of Arts in English at the University of Georgia, earning him a summa cum laude distinction. He graduated in the top 10% of his class while at the University of Georgia’s law school, earning him admission to the Order of the Coif.
Through scholarships from UGA and foreign universities, Alex studied abroad for nearly two years at universities in Bern, Berlin, Geneva, and Oxford.
Alex formed his own general practice firm in 2012, with the goal of reinventing the law firm experience. His practice spans a range of areas, from minor will updates to litigation.
Before starting his own practice, Alex worked at a boutique securities litigation firm. His biggest success while there was as part of the team working on behalf of a complainant suing Deutsche Bank, which resulted in a $3.6 million award. He was also part of the defense team in a white collar criminal case involving allegations of 1.5 billion dollars in bank, wire, and securities fraud. Other clients included portfolio holders, brokers, and broker-dealers in FINRA arbitration, a forum for civil arbitration involving parties in the securities industry. He has worked on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants, and in civil litigation at the state and federal level.
While in law school, Alex served as an extern at the Internal Revenue Service, within Atlanta’s Office of Chief Counsel. While there, he negotiated settlements with taxpayers, prepared cases for trial, and rendered appropriate decisions and concessions for taxpayers.
His first externship was at the UGA Family Violence Clinic, headed by Susan Schaffer. While there, Alex litigated for protective orders for victims of abuse.
Alex is admitted to practice in Georgia. His court admissions include the Northern District of Georgia, Georgia’s Court of Appeals, and Georgia’s Supreme Court.
A rock climber since the age of 18, Alex previously served as the Deep South Section Chair of the American Alpine Club.