Cozen O’Connor: Kargher, Alexander M.

Alexander M. Kargher

Member

Los Angeles

(213) 892-7954

(213) 892-7999

Recent Publication:

DOJ Warns Academy that Excluding Streaming Platforms from Awards Eligibility May Violate Sherman Act [Alert]

David Reichenberg, Alex Kargher, and Matthew Kinskey discuss the recent letter sent by the Chief of DOJ Antitrust to the CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences threatening potential antitrust scrutiny should the Academy change its eligibility requirements to exclude streaming platforms from the Oscars.

Alex has successfully litigated high-stakes disputes in a variety of industries including the health care industry, television broadcasting, construction, food manufacturing, real estate, and trust and estates.  In addition to successfully trying cases through trial, Alex regularly helps clients devise solutions to complex disputes. He brings to every client engagement a thoughtful litigation strategy and a combination of business acumen and creativity. Alex has played a key role in myriad high stakes matters, including successfully defending a major corporate trustee in a long-running suit brought by beneficiaries seeking $100 million in surcharge damages and other relief and obtaining dismissal of a multimillion-dollar wrongful death lawsuit brought against a nationwide transportation company.

Prior to joining Cozen O'Connor, Alex spent eight years at a premier full-service law firm helping clients win bet-the-company cases across all industries, particularly contract and intellectual property disputes in the entertainment and media communities. Alex had been named a California Super Lawyer – Rising Star from 2012-2018. Alex earned his law degree from Loyola Law School. In addition to his law degree, Alex received a B.A., cum laude, in communications, law, economics and government and B.S., cum laude, in business administration – finance from American University. Prior to entering the legal field, Alex worked in the food manufacturing industry, as a financial planner, and in the music industry. 

Experience

News

Los Angeles and Santa Monica Attorneys Participates in Adoption Day

November 19, 2018

Los Angeles and Santa Monica offices finalized pro bono adoptions for six families.

Cozen O’Connor Elects 19 Associates to Membership

April 09, 2018

Cozen O’Connor has elected 19 associates to membership in the firm. The management committee appointed this qualified group of attorneys to membership based on demonstrated professionalism, leadership, dedication, and loyalty to Cozen O’Connor.

Publications

DOJ Warns Academy that Excluding Streaming Platforms from Awards Eligibility May Violate Sherman Act [Alert]

April 10, 2019

David Reichenberg, Alex Kargher, and Matthew Kinskey discuss the recent letter sent by the Chief of DOJ Antitrust to the CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences threatening potential antitrust scrutiny should the Academy change its eligibility requirements to exclude streaming platforms from the Oscars.

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D., 2008
  • American University, B.A., cum laude, 2004
  • American University, B.S., cum laude, 2004

Awards & Honors

California Super Lawyer – Rising Star 2012-2018

  • California
  • U.S. District Court -- Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit