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Alexander joined Dovel & Luner after graduating magna cum laude from Harvard Law School.

Alexander is currently working on several high-profile matters, including a suit for fraud and breach of fiduciary duty against directors who pilfered from a now-bankrupt Fortune 500 company and an antitrust suit against a medical device manufacturer that has been grossly overcharging its hospital customers.  In his first nine months at the firm, Alexander took over 30 depositions (including depositions of a named defendant and high-level executives) and briefed and argued two significant motions in federal court.

Alexander was born and raised in Germany and moved to Oregon when he was five.  He attended the University of Oregon, where he was extensively involved in debate, both as a competitor and a coach.  After graduating, Alexander worked for an environmental non-profit organization in Eugene in the year before attending law school.

In his free time, Alexander enjoys playing basketball, hiking, skiing, and spending time in the outdoors.

Education

  • Harvard Law School, (J.D., magna cum laude, 2020)
  • University of Oregon Clark Honors College, (B.A., cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2016)

Personal Facts

  • One of Alexander’s greatest new-found irrational fears is scuba diving.
  • Alexander has never pumped his own gas (it’s illegal in Oregon).
  • Alexander’s favorite music is German rap.

Joining Dovel & Luner

As a debater, I was drawn to the process of strategizing with my team, crafting arguments, and most importantly, practicing to hone our skills.  When I transitioned to coaching a high school team, I worked hard to teach my students the value of regular practice and I saw firsthand how it improved their arguments.

I split summers both my first and second year of law school, and worked at prestigious big law firms in New York and D.C. as well as at Dovel & Luner.  I was searching for a firm that would allow me to quickly shoulder responsibility and trust me to meaningfully contribute to its cases.  In particular, I wanted a firm that would emphasize the deliberate and repeated practice of oral argument skills.  

At Dovel & Luner practicing trial skills was at the core of the firm’s identity, and I was a member of the team from my first day as a summer associate.  I can’t imagine feeling more at home.

 

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