Robert Alexander is a member of the firm and represents clients in litigation matters at both the trial and appellate level, with a particular emphasis on ERISA litigation, class action litigation, and other complex, multiparty litigation, often involving novel or unsettled legal issues. Robert has written or co-authored briefs in the United States Supreme Court, in eleven federal courts of appeals, in numerous federal and state trial courts, as well as administrative and arbitral tribunals. He has also argued on behalf of the firm’s clients in injunction proceedings and in a wide variety of motion proceedings at the trial level in state and federal courts, and has argued appeals in state and federal appellate courts. Robert has represented clients in both jury and bench trials, and in arbitration proceedings.
In addition to ERISA litigation, Robert represents clients in connection with First Amendment, union governance, RICO and employment rights matters. Robert also provides the firm’s clients with advice and counseling regarding employee benefits and employee rights issues, and assists clients in mediation proceedings. Robert has spoken on various litigation issues related to employee benefit matters to ABA and Union Lawyer Alliance (ULA) audiences. Robert served on the ULA Board of Directors from 2012-2015 when the ULA was known as the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee.
Prior to joining the firm, Robert worked in the Denver office of a large firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., was a teaching fellow at Stanford Law School, and a law clerk to Hon. Carlos F. Lucero, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Robert received an LL.M. from University of Michigan Law School in 1995, and a J.D. from University of Colorado School of Law in 1992. While in law school, Robert served as editor-in-chief of the University of Colorado Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif. Robert received a B.A. from Roosevelt University with honors in 1989.