Alex Payne practices out of the firm’s New York Office in the securities litigation group.

Previously, he was a Litigation & Dispute Resolution associate at Mayer Brown’s New York office where he represented financial institutions and corporations in complex commercial and securities litigations, shareholder derivative and fiduciary duty litigations, and governmental investigations.

Alex graduated from the Fordham University School of Law in 2015. While in law school, Alex was a member of the Fordham Law Review and served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Loretta A. Preska, while she was Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (S.D.N.Y.). He also interned for the Investor Protection Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General where he gained experience investigating and prosecuting securities fraud.

In recognition of his academic excellence, he was a recipient of the Henrietta Metcalf Contract Prize for excellence in the study of Contracts and the Fordham University School of Law Legal Writing Award.

Prior to entering the legal profession, Alex worked in the field of education policy analysis for the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.