Alex currently maintains a national practice specializing in multi-party construction defect, commercial construction claims, environmental and real estate litigation. Alex has been admitted pro hac vice in Florida, Illinois, New Mexico and the District of Columbia, in addition to being a member of the bar in California, Nevada, Texas and Colorado. He is one of the few practicing construction attorneys who has firsthand experience in both field and management positions with a large heavy engineering construction company, that included heavy industrial, concrete tilt-up commercial and retail buildings, and underground utilities. Alex has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in all aspects of construction disputes, including single family homes; custom luxury homes; condo projects; PUD’s; high rise hotels and casinos in Las Vegas and Biloxi, Miss.; high rise condominium projects in Miami, FL.; public works projects, including schools, universities, courthouses, jails and prisons, dams and flood control channels; commercial tilt-up construction; underground utilities; and manufacturing facilities. Alex has 30 years of experience handling cases involving construction defects, contractor terminations, delay/acceleration damage claims, change orders, mechanic’s liens, landslides, earth subsidence/expansive soils, environmental contamination, mold, personal injuries, wrongful death, construction site accidents, catastrophic hurricane and earthquake damage claims, class actions, failure to disclose in the sale of real property and related insurance matters. Alex has also frequently serves as both a mediator and an arbitrator in construction and real estate disputes.
Alex has handled numerous high profile cases, including those for Ed McMahon, Erin Brockovich, Ted Nugent, Vin Scully and other celebrities, professional athletes and public figures. Many of his cases have been featured in local and national media, including CBS News “48 Hours” (twice), CBS News “The Early Show”, ABC News ‘PrimeTime Live”, NBC News “Today Show”, New York Times Sunday Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, ABA Journal, Forbes Magazine and CNN’s “Lou Dobbs” show. Alex has co-chaired ten national mold and construction defect litigation conferences for Mealey’s Publication and routinely participates as a commentator in Mealey’s Mold Litigation Report and HarrisMartin Publication’s Columns-Mold Reporter.
Licensed in: CA, CO, NV, TX