Alex defends and advises municipalities, law enforcement agencies and private companies at the administrative, trial court and appellate litigation levels. Alex also has years of experience assisting public and private-sector employers in solving the legal issues they face in the modern workplace.
In his municipal practice, Alex defends municipalities and local agencies in a variety of state and federal litigation including
Alex also counsels and helps both public and private sector employers in resolving employee problems, including:
Alex previously served as the Chief Litigation Counsel for the City of Indianapolis and legal adviser to the Chief of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. Before working for the City of Indianapolis, Alex served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Marion County, representing the State of Indiana in the Major Felony Division and the Strategic Narcotics Prosecution Division.
Alex is also a proud husband, father and woodworker.
Successfully defended the City of Hammond’s contractor licensing ordinances from constitutional challenge before the Northern District of Indiana and Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Successfully tried and defended the City of Indianapolis’s Amended Smoking Ordinance in a final injunction hearing before the Southern District of Indianapolis and appeal before the Seventh Circuit
Received defense verdict in federal employment law actions against City of Indianapolis alleging violations of Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Successfully argued for the Seventh Circuit to enter summary judgment for IMPD police detective in Brickely v. McComas after the detective had been accused of false arrest.
Defended numerous motions for preliminary injunctions filed against the City of Indianapolis, including a challenge to public bidding on towing services and a challenge to disbursement of settlement proceeds following an environmental cleanup.
Assisted in briefing and oral argument preparation for appellate counsel in Armour v. City of Indianapolis decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Defended numerous public entites, government officials, and private copanies at jury trials, bench trials, summary judgment and administrative hearings.
State of Indiana
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch®, Government Relations Practice, 2021-2024
Indianapolis Bar Association, Bar Leaders Series VI
Indianapolis Bar Foundation, Distinguished Fellow
Indianapolis Bar Association
– Government Practice Executive Committee, Chairperson
– Criminal Justice Section, Former Chairperson