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J. Alexander Lawrence

Alex advises on all aspects of complex commercial litigation in federal and state trial and appellate courts and in arbitration. He has represented U.S. and international clients in actions involving intellectual property rights, trade secrets, securities laws, and a wide array of complex commercial disputes.

Alex regularly advises clients on e-discovery issues and best practices as co-chair of our E-Discovery Task Force. He also serves as co-chair of our Commercial Litigation Group’s Technology Transactions Working Group and has been a member of the Standing Committee on the Judiciary of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Before joining our team, he practiced labor and employment law for a large international firm, representing clients in federal and state courts throughout the country.

Alex has appeared in theNational Law Journal’s2015 and 2017 Pro Bono Hot List for his work protecting reproductive rights and appeared again in 2018 for his work protecting individuals who were jailed for their inability to pay court fees and fines.

He also has won the JD Supra Readers’ Choice Award for 2016 as the top author in the area of e-discovery. He has written extensively on legal issues in publications such asLaw360, Intellectual Property Strategist, IP Litigator, Licensing Journal, Bloomberg BNA, ACC Docket, San Francisco Daily Journal, Financier Worldwide, Mealey’s Litigation Report, and Socially Aware: The Social Media Law Update. He also has been featured or quoted in articles in theWall Street Journal, New York Times, Houston Chronicle, Austin American–Statesman, Associated Press, Bloomberg, Forbes, Huffington Post, Law360, Elle, American Lawyer, and National Law Journal.