Alexander F. Schwall

Associate

New York

(212) 453-3989

(212) 509-9492

Alexander is part of the firm’s global insurance department. He has experience handling all aspects of litigation and appellate practice in New York state courts, including drafting pleadings and dispositive motions, conducting depositions and oral arguments, advising clients in areas of risk management, statutory compliance, and insurance coverage determinations. He has analyzed construction management agreements associated with litigation arising out of private and New York municipal building projects and collaborated with professional engineering and medical experts in fields of accident reconstruction, statutory and industrial code compliance, and job site safety to avoid liability and mitigate damages of construction industry clients and product manufacturers. Alexander also has experience defending products liability claims on behalf of device manufacturers and will assist with life sciences and medical device defense litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Alexander was a litigation associate in New York and Atlanta. He gained experience representing corporate clients, from local lenders to international banks, in all phases of litigation, he appeared in various courts throughout the state of Georgia for pre- and post-judgement hearings and trials and drafting and reviewed civil pleadings, motion, and discovery requests and responses. He also has experience as an e-discovery attorney, where he was entrusted with independent review of voluminous e-discovery for highly confidential international contract dispute to identify documents for responsiveness to demands and application of privilege. Alexander started his legal career as an assistant district attorney at the Suffolk County District Attorney Office, where he prosecuted misdemeanor criminal offenses from arraignment through disposition or trial.

Alexander earned his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from The Ohio State University and his law degree, cum laude, from University of Georgia School of Law.

 

Education

  • University of Georgia, J.D., cum laude, 2015
  • Ohio State University, B.A., cum laude, 2012
  • New York