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Alex R. Hess

Alex R. Hess

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Biography
Alex R. Hess is a Trial Lawyer with TBHR’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice groups. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, Bankruptcy Section of the Boston Bar Association, and Massachusetts Bar Association. Alex has published articles on Supreme Court cases, commercial litigation, and complex bankruptcy litigation matters. He also routinely provides expert commentary on issues involving creditor’s rights, bankruptcy litigation strategy, and First Amendment litigation.

Alex is a seasoned trial lawyer, bankruptcy practitioner, and has handled a variety of high-profile and serious internal, state, local, and federal investigations. He has been on both sides of the courtroom aisle, having handled both embezzlement and corporate shareholder disputes, and defended felonies, securities fraud, and homicide cases. He routinely handles complex financial investigations, business disputes, and represents individuals, families, closely held corporations, and businesses in both private and public disputes. His practice focuses on commercial litigation and business disputes; mortgage fraud and mortgage-backed securities litigation; corporate matters; bankruptcy and adversary proceedings; appeals; white collar crime; and criminal investigations.

Alex has served as Chapter 7 Trustee’s Counsel and represents both creditors and Chapter 11 debtors in complex bankruptcy disputes, adversary proceedings, and contested secured lien litigation in U.S. Bankruptcy Courts across the country. He has served as lead counsel in federal and state court, including securities fraud, mortgage fraud, embezzlement, adversary proceedings during contested bankruptcies, 1st degree murder appeals, and commercial contract disputes between company shareholders. Through courtroom advocacy, careful financial analysis, and superior research, Alex provides his clients with zealous legal representation and maximizes his client’s practical and financial results.

Professional Memberships
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
Honors/Achievements
  • Edward F. Langs Legal Writing Award
  • U.S. District Court Pro Bono Honors Award
  • Journal of High Technology Law - Honor Board
  • Journal of High Technology Law - Best Published Note Award
  • Tom Clarke Appellate Advocacy Award
Credentials

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2010)
  • Lafayette College (B.A. Economics, Government & Law, summa cum laude, 2007)

ADMISSIONS

  • Massachusetts
  • United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2010)
  • Lafayette College (B.A. Economics, Government & Law, summa cum laude, 2007)

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts