Attorney Alex R. Hess

Alex R. Hess represents individuals, families, closely-held corporations, and businesses in both private and public disputes.  His practice focuses on mortgage fraud, business disputes, corporate matters, bankruptcy and adversary proceedings, appeals, white collar crime, and criminal investigations.  Attorney Hess has handled a variety of high-profile and serious internal, state, local, and federal investigations.  He has been on both sides of the courtroom aisle: both prosecuted embezzlement and corporate shareholder disputes, and defended felonies, securities fraud, and homicide cases.

Attorney Hess has handled a variety of complex cases as lead counsel in federal and state court, including securities fraud, mortgage fraud, embezzlement, adversary proceedings during contested bankruptcies, 1st degree murder appeals, and commercial contract disputes between company shareholders.  Through courtroom advocacy, careful financial analysis, and superior research, Mr. Hess provides his clients with zealous legal representation and maximizes his client’s practical and financial results.


Suffolk University Law School – J.D., cum laude

Lafayette College – B.A. Economics; Government & Law , summa cum honore

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for Massachusetts
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for District of Massachusetts
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit Court
  • New York State [pending]

Awards & Honors

  • Edward F. Langs Legal Writing Award
  • U.S. District Court Pro Bono Honors Award
  • Journal of High Technology Law Honor Board
  • Best Published Note Award – Journal of High Tech Law
  • Tom Clarke Appellate Advocacy Award
  • National Appellate Advocacy Team – Suffolk University Law School

Bar Association Memberships

  • Boston Bar Association – Litigation, Corporate & Bankruptcy
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • American Bar Association – Litigation, Corporate, White Collar Crime