Alexander Loftus specializes in litigating business, intellectual property, commercial, employment, and class action case. He graduated from DePaul University College of Law with honors in 2010. He is admitted to practice in Illinois State Courts, Illinois Federal Courts, Eastern District of Wisconsin, Federal Trial Bar, and The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He is currently admitted pro hac vice in Florida, Delaware, California, and Wisconsin.
Alexander grew up in a small town in Southern Wisconsin and went to college in Saint Paul, Minnesota and Washington, D.C. In college he studied Political Science and was a member of Pi Sigma Alpha (national political science honor society). While studying at American University Alexander held his first legal position as an investigator for Mental Health Division of Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. He went on to work for the general counsel of large pharmaceutical company.
Alexander has resolved a wide range of significant cases through mediation, arbitration, and trial, including claims arising from breach of contract, fraud, professional malpractice, defamation, personal injury, business divorce, and shareholder derivative lawsuits. Alexander has handled appeals before the Seventh Circuit, Illinois Appellate Courts, U.S. Supreme Court, and represented Amicus Curiae before the Illinois Supreme Court.
He is a member of the Small Business Advisory Counsel, Illinois State Bar Association, and Illinois Trial Lawyer’s Association.
In 2013, 2014, and 2015 Alexander was named a Rising Star by Law and Politics and the publishers of the Chicago Magazine, a distinction given to no more than 2.5% of attorneys in the State of Illinois. In 2013 Alexander was included in the Top 40 Trial Lawyers under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers Association and rated “Superb” by AVVO an objective physician and attorney rating agency. In June of 2013 Alexander was awarded the William J. Harte Amicus Award by the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He was the second youngest ever to receive this award.
In 2013, 2014, and 2015 Alexander was included in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Illinois by the National Trial Lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and public profile. Each attorney included in the Top 100 “possesses the knowledge, skill, experience and success held by only the finest and best lawyers in America.”
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2010
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2012
Federal Trial Bar, 2011
United States 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2011
DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, IL
J.D. with honors
Editor DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal
Dean’s Merit Scholar
University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Saint Paul, Minnesota
B.A. with honors
Pi Sigma Alpha (National Political Science Honor Society)
Professional Associations & Memberships
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Small Business Advisory Counsel
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Honors and Awards
2013 Super Lawyers Rising Star
2014 Super Lawyers Rising Star
2015 Super Lawyers Rising Star
2013 National Trial Lawyers 40 Under 40
2015 American Society of Legal Advocates Top 40 Litigators under 40
2013 National Trial Lawyers Top 100
2014 National Trial Lawyers Top 100
2015 National Trial Lawyers Top 100