Alexander M. Kargher has successfully litigated high-stakes disputes in a variety of industries including the health care industry, television broadcasting, construction, food manufacturing, real estate, and trust and estates.
In addition to successfully trying cases through trial, Alex regularly helps clients devise solutions to complex disputes. He brings to every client engagement a thoughtful litigation strategy and a combination of business acumen and creativity.
Alex has played a key role in myriad high stakes matters, including successfully defending a major corporate trustee in a long-running suit brought by beneficiaries seeking $100 million in surcharge damages and other relief and obtaining dismissal of a multimillion-dollar wrongful death lawsuit brought against a nationwide transportation company.
Prior to joining Cozen O’Connor, Alex spent eight years at a premier full-service law firm helping clients win bet-the-company cases across all industries, particularly contract and intellectual property disputes in the entertainment and media communities.
In addition to his law degree, Alex received a B.A., cum laude, in communications, law, economics and government and B.S., cum laude, in business administration – finance from American University. Prior to entering the legal field, Alex worked in the food manufacturing industry, as a financial planner, and in the music industry.
- Obtained dismissal at the pleading stage of a multi-million dollar wrongful death claim brought against a nationwide transportation provider.
- Represented a non-profit entity in connection with its multi-million dollar interest in a sharply litigated trust and estate matter.
- Represented a Southern California refinery in connection with a multi-million dollar contract dispute arising out of the destruction of a storage tank.
- Represented a television broadcast company and production company in connection with a copyright and trademark dispute over a primetime television show.
- Representing a talent agent in a high-profile case against former employer claiming that it owes him more than $5 million in bonuses and vacation pay.
- Successfully defended a major corporate trustee in a suit by beneficiaries seeking $100 million in surcharge damages and other relief.
- Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D., 2008
- American University, B.A., cum laude, 2004
- American University, B.S., cum laude, 2004
BAR ADMISSIONS : California
COURT ADMISSIONS :
- U.S. District Court — Central District of California
- U.S. District Court — Eastern District of California
- U.S. District Court — Southern District of California
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
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