Alexander P. McBride
Alexander P. McBride, Counsel
Alex McBride is a seasoned litigator with a focus on securities litigation and complex investment products. Prior to joining The Brown Law Firm, Alex served as an attorney at Jones Day for nearly a decade, where he defended and prosecuted numerous high-profile securities litigations and investigations, with a particular focus on CDOs, RMBS, and CMBS. During his tenure at Jones Day, Alex achieved numerous successes for his clients, including recently obtaining summary judgment for two high-profile clients in a CDO fraud action stemming from the financial crisis. See LBBW Luxemburg S.A. v. Wells Fargo Securities et al., 2017 WL 1194681 (S.D.N.Y. 2017). Alex has substantial experience with a wide range of cases. In addition to his substantial trial court experience, Alex has in-depth experience in prosecuting and defending state and federal civil and criminal appeals, marshalling clients through SEC, DOJ, and congressional investigations, and litigating Chapter 11 adversary proceedings involving the Lehman estate. Alex also served for years as “national counsel” for a major corporate trustee advising on various RMBS and CMBS litigation risks and strategy.
Alex is a graduate, magna cum laude, from Tulane Law School, where he served as Articles Editor for the Tulane Law Review and was elected to Order of the Coif. Following law school, Alex clerked for Chief Judge Susan G. Braden at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington. Alex authored The Constitutionality of and Need for Mortgage Moratoria in the Context of Hurricane Katrina, 81 Tul. L. Rev. 1303 (2007), along with the case profiles for the online companion site to PBS’s series “The Supreme Court.” He teaches an annual class on securitization litigation at Fordham Law School.
Alex is admitted to the bar of the State of New York and admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.