Alexander Pilmer has nearly 20 years experience litigating a broad-range of complex cases throughout the country, trying over a dozen of them to verdict. He has substantial experience in securities and shareholder disputes involving allegations of financial fraud, mortgage-origination and securitization, and shareholder rights. He has also represented clients in patent litigations in District Courts across the country, and before the ITC. In addition, he has substantial experience representing clients in complex bankruptcy litigations. 


Thought Leadership


“Swindler's List,” Los Angeles Lawyer, June 2009 (co-author); cover story examining the legal issues facing victims of collapsed Ponzi schemes

“In the Wake of Collapse: Approaches to Ponzi Scheme Litigation,” Kirkland Alert, February 2009

Perfect 10 v. Google: A Transformative Case, The Hollywood Reporter, Esq., May 29, 2007


Lessons Learned From a Billion Dollar Litigation: Fiduciary Duties in Delaware LLCs, February 2007

Regular instructor and judge at the Kirkland Institute of Trial Advocacy


Recognized in the 2012–2014 and 2016 editions of The Legal 500 U.S. for Financial Services: Litigation

Memberships & Affiliations

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Member of the Board of Directors

Los Angeles County Bar Association

American Bar Association, Litigation Section

Association of Business Trial Lawyers


Admissions & Qualifications

  • California
  • New York


  • Loyola Law School Los AngelesJ.D.cum laude1993
    Order of the Coif
  • Occidental CollegeA.B., Economics & Political Sciencecum laude1988
    Phi Beta Kappa