Alexander Tran joined Bird Marella in 2021 as a litigation associate specializing in white collar defense and complex civil litigation matters.
He is experienced in representing corporations and financial institutions in securities litigation, mergers and acquisitions-related litigation, multi-state products liability class actions, and general commercial civil litigation. Furthermore, Alexander has advised U.S. and international institutions on compliance policies and cross-border investigations conducted by government regulators, such as the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and others.
Alexander previously served as a law clerk for the Honorable Kiyo A. Matsumoto of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the Honorable Denny Chin of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. During law school, he interned for the Honorable Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar of the Supreme Court of California. Alexander earned his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He was formerly a litigation associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York.
Education & Admissions
- Columbia Law School, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2017
- University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2013
- California, 2021
- New York, 2018
Obtained a complete defense victory for brokerage firm in a FINRA arbitration involving more than $40 million dollars in alleged damages. Although motions to dismiss are rarely granted in FINRA arbitrations, the three-arbitrator Panel unanimously granted Bird Marella’s motion to dismiss the case at the close of the claimant’s evidence.
- Co-Author, “Bank Secrecy Act exposes failure of Congress in articulating its intent," Daily Journal, October 2022
- Co-Author, “Renewed fight against corporate crime,” Daily Journal, November 2021
News & Insights
Bird Marella Principal Benjamin Gluck and Associate Alexander H. Tran Win Dismissal of Criminal Complaint
Alexander Tran argued and won a motion to dismiss a criminal complaint alleging failure to report suspected elder abuse. In a matter of first impression, Mr. Tran convinced …
Tuesday, January 31, 2023Go to the post
Bird Marella Secures Complete Victory in $40 Million FINRA Arbitration
Bird Marella attorneys Mark T. Drooks, Elliot C. Harvey Schatmeier, and Alexander H. Tran recently obtained a complete defense victory for a brokerage firm in a FINRA arbitration …
Tuesday, December 20, 2022Go to the post
Ariel A. Neuman and Alexander H. Tran Author Article on Foreign Bank Account-Related Fines Implicated by Upcoming Supreme Court Case
Bird Marella attorneys Ariel A. Neuman and Alexander H. Tran authored the Daily Journal article, “Bank Secrecy Act exposes failure of Congress in articulating its intent.” It analyzes …
Tuesday, October 25, 2022Go to the post
Three Bird Marella Attorneys Selected for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Programs
Bird Marella is proud to announce the selection of Principal Gopi Panchapakesan and associates Alexis Wiseley and Alexander Tran to the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 2022 Fellows and Pathfinder Programs. The LCLD Fellows and …
Thursday, February 17, 2022Go to the post
Ariel Neuman and Alexander Tran Author Article on DOJ Policy Changes Surrounding Corporate Crime
Bird Marella attorneys Ariel Neuman and Alexander Tran’s recent Daily Journal article, “Renewed fight against corporate crime,” analyzes the U.S. Department of Justice’s refocused enforcement efforts against corporate crime. Changes to DOJ policy were recently announced, with a …
Wednesday, November 17, 2021Go to the post