Jeffrey R. Alexander

    Jeffrey R. Alexander

    Jeffrey R. Alexander’s practice focuses on complex commercial and civil litigation in both federal and state courts. Jeff has a proven track record of creating and preserving value through effective strategy, communication, and negotiation. He has expertise in securities, white collar, commercial, complex financial fraud, and accounting litigations. Notably, prior to joining Wachtel Missry, Jeff recovered over $1 billion for shareholders of public companies in high-profile securities class actions.

    Jeff received his J.D. from Columbia University, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Emory University, where he earned a degree in Mathematics and Economics and was a four-year member of Emory’s NCAA soccer team.

    Notable Representations:

    Represented both corporate and individual defendants in a criminal securities fraud and SEC enforcement action in the Southern District of New York arising out of an alleged scheme to defraud relating to the resale of tickets for Hamilton and other Broadway shows and concerts.

    Represented U.S. Soccer in its bid to host the FIFA World Cup.

    $234 million settlement related to securities fraud claims arising from the bankruptcy of a large commodities brokerage.

    Record $219 million settlement in the Eastern District of Virginia regarding an insurance company’s fraudulent concealment of deteriorating long-term care reserves.

    $120 million settlement regarding an oil and gas company’s fraudulent tax accounting.

    $275 million settlement concerning a major financial institution’s misrepresentations regarding its RMBS portfolio.

    Jeffrey R. Alexander
    Litigation Department Partner

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    Tel:  (212) 909-9675

    Education

    Emory University, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa

    Columbia University, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

    Admissions
    New York

    US District Court for the Southern District of New York

    US District Court for the Eastern District of New York

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