Alex counsels and represents owners, general contractors, and subcontractors in all phases of construction and dispute resolution. Alex has represented clients on a range of construction projects, including power plants, liquefied natural gas facilities, commercial buildings, and luxury multifamily buildings.
Before and during project performance, Alex gives her clients practical advice and counsels them to identify, mitigate, and avoid risks while protecting their interests. Alex guides her clients through project close-out and, when appropriate, she analyzes potential claims and defenses to equip her clients to make smart business decisions and generate creative solutions.
When issues cannot be resolved short of formal proceedings, Alex represents her clients at all stages of state and federal litigation and domestic and international arbitrations — including appeals. She is an experienced commercial litigator who has handled matters involving construction and design defects, delay and disruption claims, claims for nonpayment, bond claims, mechanic’s liens, and claims for equitable remedies.
Alex earned her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from James Madison University and her law degree, cum laude, from George Mason University School of Law. While in law school, Alex represented petitioners in state court civil proceedings using her third year practice certificate and served as an extern to The Honorable Rossie D. Alston, Jr., at the Court of Appeals of Virginia. Alex also taught legal research and writing to first-year law students and was selected to compete in an international commercial arbitration moot in Vienna, Austria.