Alex is an antitrust lawyer, litigator, and former enforcer at both the FTC and DOJ. He has been recognized as "excellent" by Global Competition Review, included in US Merger Control by Legal 500, and designated a Future Leader by GCR and Who's Who Legal.
Alex divides his practice between transactions, counseling, and litigation. From 2012-2015, Alex served as advisor to FTC Commissioner (and current Acting Chair) Maureen Ohlhausen, counseling her on the agency's numerous investigations, enforcement actions, and policies. He also engaged with enforcers outside the United States on key policy issues, including the proper role of antitrust analysis in intellectual property disputes. Earlier, from 2010-2012, Alex was a trial attorney at the DOJ Antitrust Division focused on technology and finance.
In addition to his government work, Alex has more than a decade of experience in private practice. He has defended the transactions of domestic and international technology, media, and energy clients before antitrust agencies and represented class action defendants in federal and state court litigation around the United States. Before law school, Alex co-founded and sold an online technology company.