Alex H. Hayden


Alex represents clients in complex commercial and insurance matters. His representations include matters centered on stranger-originated life insurance (STOLI) transactions, coverage disputes, and the overpayment and assignment of structured settlements. He also represents domestic and international software industry clients in disputes arising from the licensure and implementation of integrated business software solutions (ERP) and related software issues. Alex has experience defending class action suits, and he has advised clients in connection with international and domestic proceedings before the International Chamber of Commerce, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, and the American Arbitration Association.

Alex earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, his MBA from Drexel University LeBow College of Business, and his law degree from Drexel University School of Law. During law school, Alex served as editor-in-chief of the law review and competed on the transactional lawyering team. He also interned with Magistrate Judge M. Faith Angell, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and was a recipient of Drexel Law’s Presidential Scholarship.



Cozen O'Connor Promotes 27 to Membership

May 01, 2019

Cozen O'Connor is pleased to recognize 27 attorneys with the promotion to member: Dylan Alper, Philip J. Berens, Alison Weintraub Berson, Evan Berquist, Alexandra Campau, Alissa K. Christopher, Matthew D. Clyde, Rachel Collins Clarke, Michael A. Corgan, Matthew L. Elkin, Nicole M. Ellis, Alex H. Hayden, David S. Huard, Haryle Kaldis, David Kirchblum, Matthew Evan Lewitz, Jesse Ryan Loffler, Samantha L. Mazo, Lindsey A. Miller, Jeffrey M. Monhait, Jonathan Nase, Jacqueline Promislo, Shelby K. Riney, Kelly Shinn, Terri A. Sutton, Daniel P. Thiel, and Laura Zulick.

Cozen O'Connor’s Life Insurance & Annuities Group Named One of the Top Lateral Hires of 2018

March 23, 2019

The Cozen O'Connor Life Insurance and Annuities Group was named by The Legal Intelligencer one of the Top Lateral Hires of 2018 after joining the firm in April 2018.

Cozen O’Connor Expands Commercial Litigation Practice in Philadelphia with Group from Drinker Biddle

April 26, 2018

Cozen O’Connor announced today that three nationally recognized commercial litigators — Michael J. Miller, Gregory J. Star, and Stephen R. Harris — along with 11 others have left Drinker Biddle to join Cozen O’Connor’s Commercial Litigation practice

Industry Sectors


  • Drexel University, J.D., 2012
  • Drexel University, M.B.A., 2011
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 2004
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court -- Colorado
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Pennsylvania

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Young Arbitrators Forum

London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), Young International Arbitration Group

Philadelphia Bar Association, Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention, Investigative Division