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If you ask Alex’s clients, they will consistently share that they value his strategic approach to problem solving—understanding the client’s objectives, assessing the parties’ perspectives, and working through conventional and novel solutions until the right one fits. Clients engage Alex as offsite general counsel to advise on a wide range of issues including corporate governance, compliance, and negotiation, and Alex has depth of experience in litigation, specifically including litigating fiduciary duties, securities matters, and fraud. Alex’s clients include public companies and their officers and directors, private companies and business owners, and individuals working in the securities, health care, energy, aviation, automotive, real estate, and other industries.

Experience

Member of a litigation team that secured dismissal of a $6 billion lawsuit on the eve of trial. The plaintiff, a major insurance company, had asserted claims against broker-dealer and hedge fund defendants for alleged RICO violations, commercial disparagement, and tortious interference in connection with an analyst’s research reports. Click here for the Newark Star Ledger’s account of the dismissal.

Negotiated favorable buyout of departing executive’s ownership interests in a consulting company, which had previously offered less than 10% of the final agreed value as a “take it or leave it” offer.

Won contested temporary injunction hearing in which investor sought to enjoin developer from using certain equipment in building homes.

Negotiated agreed judgment for commercial landlord with non-paying tenant, who subsequently satisfied the debt owed.

Counseled several individuals in connection with privacy-related issues, including unauthorized computer access and threatened disclosure of sensitive and confidential materials.

Won summary judgment on behalf of auto mechanic shop dismissing lawsuit brought by customers asserting breach of warranty.

Won summary judgment on behalf of developer dismissing lawsuit brought by funds control and inspection agent seeking indemnity for certain costs.   Click here for the Fort Worth Court of Appeals opinion affirming the trial court judgment.

Counseled independent committee of the board of a publicly traded company in connection with evaluation of corporate strategic alternatives.

Participated in federal court trial of hedge fund’s claims asserting federal and state securities fraud, common law fraud, and breach of contract, obtaining take-nothing judgment. After a one-week trial, the court ruled for the defendant, a manufacturer of chemical and climate control products, on all counts.

Represented global investment banking and securities firm in FINRA arbitration against fraud allegations.

Counseled special committee of the board of a publicly traded company in connection with special investigation and litigation.

Represented independent oil and gas exploration and production company in Dallas District Court trial concerning oil and gas interests allegedly worth over $100 million, obtaining favorable judgment.  Click here for the Dallas Court of Appeals opinion affirming the trial court judgment.

Honors and Distinctions

Texas Monthly magazine named Mr. More to the Texas Super Lawyers ­– Rising Stars list in Securities Litigation from 2012 through 2017.

Mr. More has also been recognized as an Outstanding Attorney Under 40 by the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas Cardozo Society in 2010 and 2012.

Speeches/Publications

Co-Author, The Trump Transition: Consequences for Securities and Financial Regulations, Carrington Coleman Capital Newsletter, (2017 Issue One).

Presentation, Ethics in Discovery, 2016
Feedback:
“You made a really boring topic very enjoyable.”
“AMAZING! You managed to make ethics fun and interesting.”
“Your speech was informative and entertaining.”

Co-Author, Professional Liability, SMU Law Rev. (2015).

Understanding Damages from the In-House Counsel Perspective 
Authors: Monica Latin and Alex More
State Bar of Texas 7th Annual Damages in Civil Litigation Course (February 2015).

Author: Sufficient Descriptions of Property When a Metes and Bounds or Lot/Block Description is Unavailable, Carrington Coleman Capital Newsletter (Winter 2013).

Court Admissions

Texas, 2008

U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas

Education

University of Texas
J.D., 2008

University of Texas
B.A., with honors
2005 Research Assistant, Prof. Loftus C. Carson II, 2006-08 Submissions Director, Texas Journal of Women and the Law, 2007-08

Associations/Affiliations

Jewish Federations of North America Young Leadership Cabinet

Dallas Bar Association

Texas Bar Association

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Dallas Urban Debate Alliance

Patrick E. Higginbotham Society 2010-2011

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