Alex is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate & Transactional and Business groups, focusing his practice on the representation of lenders, borrowers, buyers, sellers and other businesses in their commercial real estate and other general business transactions. Alex’s experience includes a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, including the purchase, sale, debt and equity financing, leasing, tax analysis and operations/management of hotels, apartment buildings, student housing complexes, shopping centers, data/telecom centers and office buildings, among others. Alex’s general corporate work includes entity formation, structuring and dissolution; loan financing; buying and selling of businesses; private placements, securities offerings, subscription/investment documents and emerging securities regulation (including “crowdfunding” and related private equity / capital raises); business licensing agreements; confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, and other start-up and entrepreneurial consulting.
Born and raised in the Philadelphia area, Alex is an alumnus of William Penn Charter School. He graduated with honors from the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in Business Administration, having completed an international business program at ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. Alex went on to graduate from Temple Law School as a member of the Moot Court Honor Society, a Teaching Assistant for the Legal Research & Writing program and a published Editor of Temple Law Review. He received honors including the J. Howard Reber Memorial Award for Excellence in Writing, Best Paper distinction for Legal Research & Writing, Dean’s List, Vice President of the Jewish Law Students Association, and a Fellow of the Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society.
Prior to joining the firm, Alex held internships with the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and a regional commercial real estate brokerage firm. Alex has also served the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, a national initiative that provides free tax service to families in need, and is fluent in Spanish. Outside of work, Alex serves as a board member of the Young Friends of the National Museum of American Jewish History, and his interests include golf with friends he has had since childhood, sitting on the beach or playing tennis with his wife, Pocono getaways, and competitive basketball and softball. Alex was nominated and selected by Super Lawyers for its Pennsylvania Rising Stars list in 2019 and 2020.
Net Equity Only Comes with Net Equality: An Exploration of an Alternative Remedy for Victims of Ponzi Schemes. Temple Law Review, vol. 84, no. 2, Winter 2012.