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Clerkships
  • Law clerk to the Honorable Jerome A. Holmes, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • Law clerk to the Honorable Kevin H. Sharp, United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
Education
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Executive Articles Editor, Michigan Law Review
  • Yale University, B.A.
Bar and Court Admissions
  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

W. Alex Harris

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Alex Harris’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, white collar matters, and appellate litigation.

Prior to joining MoloLamken, Mr. Harris served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jerome A. Holmes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and to the Honorable Kevin H. Sharp of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. He also worked as an associate in the New York office of Jones Day, where he focused on appellate litigation, motions practice, and trial strategy in state and federal courts. 

Before law school, Mr. Harris worked at the Financial Clinic, a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides financial counseling for low-income families.

Representative Matters

  • Representation of software company in petition for writ of certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the preclusive effect of foreign courts’ judgments
  • Representation of tribal nation in suit against opioid manufacturers and distributors
  • Representation of individual in DOJ investigation regarding alleged violations of the False Claims Act
  • Defense of insurance company against RICO, fraud, and other claims brought by school-district customer
  • Advising medical-marijuana company regarding potential criminal liability under Controlled Substances Act and state law
  • Representation of Spanish construction company in dispute regarding concentrated-solar-power plant