Alex Weingarten

Venable LLP

$ $$$

Century Park East 2049
Los Angeles 90067 CA US

Alex M. Weingarten is a commercial trial lawyer who represents clients in all facets of entertainment, probate, business, and IP litigation. Alex has also handled issues of significant depth and sophistication in the areas of media, corporate, real estate, finance, and bankruptcy litigation across the nation.

Clients look to Alex to handle “bet the company” cases, to protect their integrity during the very public litigation process, to provide a fresh approach, and to suggest novel and overlooked strategies. He is aggressive in optimizing results and prides himself on finding the most direct route to victory.

Experience :

  • Obtained judgment of nonsuit in the middle of trial, representing a defendant film financier against a large hedge fund; substituted in as counsel, taking over from a large law firm, just one month before trial
  • Represented an internationally renowned musician in a dispute with a beverage company over compensation owed from a phantom equity clause in an endorsement agreement; obtained a substantial confidential settlement after defeating a summary judgment motion by defendants
  • Obtained judgment for an actor, including punitive damages, attorney’s fees, and interest, against a former assistant who stole money and identity
  • Represented an internationally renowned musician and actress in employment discrimination claims brought by a former driver, and counterclaims for extortion
  • Obtained an arbitration award of $3.8 million plus costs and attorneys’ fees, for an international sales agent in a dispute with a foreign distributor, regarding motion picture titles
  • Obtained a multi-million-dollar settlement for the largest independent film storage and vault facility, in an insurance bad faith dispute
  • Represented trustees of a $100 million estate against claims of undue influence and incapacity brought by the son and grandson of the testator; defeated claims by the grandson following a bench trial establishing that he lacked standing to proceed
  • Represented heirs of a $50 million estate against a new trustee/beneficiary who had altered trust documents while decedent was incapacitated
  • Represented the majority of beneficiaries and co-trustees in a dispute between sisters over a $20 million estate, and litigated claims on behalf of the estate against third parties, bringing $10 million into the estate; defeated one beneficiary’s attempt to force other beneficiaries to sell trust assets
  • Represented a client in a bench trial on liability issues in an inverse condemnation case; won at trial on liability issues; case settled for $5.75 million, two days prior to the jury trial on damages
  • Represented a toy manufacturer in defense against trademark claims brought by competitor, over the color of products
  • Prosecuted trade secret misappropriation claims by a fitness company franchisor against a franchisee
  • Represented a group of institutional real estate investors in $100 million alter ego claims against the principals of a development company; case settled on extremely favorable, confidential terms for the client
  • Represented an international real estate investment fund in multiple class action litigations alleging securities fraud.
  • Represented a national franchise corporation in litigation involving lease disputes.

Education :

  • J.D. Georgetown University Law Center 1999
  • B.A. University of California at Berkeley 1996

Bar Admissions : California

Court Admissions :

  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

Professional Memberships :

  • Judge pro tempore, Los Angeles County Superior Court
  • Member, Chancery Club of Los Angeles
  • Past chair, Jewish Federation of Los Angeles Legal Division

Community :

  • Member, board of directors, Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
  • Member, board of trustees, Junior Statesmen Foundation
  • Member, board of directors, Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California
  • Member, National Young Leadership Cabinet, Jewish Federations of North America

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What types of cases Attorney Alex Weingarten & Venable LLP can handle?
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