Alexander N. Blake has varied experience in complex legal matters. Beginning his legal career in immigration and criminal law, Alex represented a broad variety of clients ranging from international musicians, artists, investors, and chefs seeking visas to work in the United States to criminal defense litigation before the New York and New Jersey Courts. His experience led him to appear in courtrooms daily, providing the “hands-on” experience to become a polished litigator.
While in law school, Alex worked with the Bet Tzedek Legal Clinic, providing legal services for the indigent in matters ranging from Social Security/disability claims to workplace discrimination and contract disputes. He also worked as a Research Assistant for Prof. Marci Hamilton, assisting on First Amendment and clergy abuse litigation, and on research for her book, Fundamentalism, Politics, and the Law.
Alex grew up in Willis, Texas and received his undergraduate degree from Southwestern University. His focus on political science and economics led to work for a United States Congressman, concentrating on analysis of the financial crisis of 2008 and tracking policy developments before the Financial Services Committee.
Alex is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York Defense Association.
- Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Juris Doctor
Staff Member, Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution
Bet Tzedek Legal Services Clinic
Concentration in Litigation
- Southwestern University, B.A. in Political Science and B.A. in Economics
- New York Supreme Court
- New Jersey Superior Court
- U.S. District Court, Southern, and Eastern Districts of New York
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey