Alexander Akerman

Alexander Akerman

Alston & Bird LLP, Partner

Los Angeles, California

Defending his clients in a variety of industries, Alex safeguards his clients' business interests against a gamut of claims, including unfair competition disputes, trade secret litigation and consumer class actions. Alexander Akerman is a partner with Alston & Bird's Litigation & Trial Practice Group. He focuses on high-stakes complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on class action defense, antitrust, breach of contract, trade secret and IP espionage, privacy, and unfair competition disputes. He has extensive experience defending claims based on California's Unfair Competition Law and Consumers Legal Remedies Act. He focuses on resolving disputes that turn on the application of complicated regulatory and statutory schemes to sophisticated technology. Alex represents clients across a wide variety of industries, such as energy, financial services, software development, telecommunications, high-tech and e-commerce, food and beverage, and consumer products. He has appeared in state and federal courts across the country, defending clients in both state and nationwide class actions, federal multidistrict matters, and California-coordinated proceedings. He has extensive arbitration experience with domestic and international disputes. Clients also regularly seek Alex's counsel on various litigation-avoiding best practices. A refugee himself, Alex focuses his pro bono practice on representing asylum applicants in immigration matters. Alex received his J.D., cum laude, from Duke University School of Law in 2011, and his B.A., summa cum laude, in political science from UCLA in 2007.

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