Alexander M. Kargher


Los Angeles

(213) 892-7954

(213) 892-7999

Alex has successfully litigated high-stakes disputes in a variety of industries including the health care industry, art, film and television distribution, construction, food manufacturing, real estate, and trust and estates.  In addition to successfully taking cases through appeal, Alex routinely helps clients devise strategies for addressing complex issues and disputes. He brings to every client engagement a thoughtful strategy and a combination of business acumen and creativity. Alex has played a key role in myriad 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.

Alex is actively involved in the firm’s pro bono activities. In that capacity he has represented a rabbi in connection with the founding of a new synagogue, assisted a community group in obtaining commitments for the development of affordable housing in conjunction with a large scale entertainment development, and often provides guidance on issues including defamation and rights of publicity to various individuals and entities. Alex is also involved in his community and serves on the board of NefeshLA.

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 many industries, including numerous high-profile contract and intellectual property disputes in the entertainment and media communities.




Super Lawyers Names Four Cozen O’Connor Attorneys 2020 Southern California Rising Stars

June 19, 2020

Super Lawyers has named four Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2020 Southern California Rising Stars list.

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.


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.


  • 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 2012-2020

  • 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

Contributing Author, “Employee Mobility, Restrictive Covenants & Trade Secrets”, ABA Recent Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, 2017-2019

Board of Directors, Nefesh LA