Alex Galvan's practice focuses on complex civil litigation in state and federal courts. He has experience in many aspects of discovery and trial preparation, including taking depositions, motions practice, and witness preparation. He is currently involved in Jones Day's nationwide defense of the Engle progeny smoking and health lawsuits brought against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.
Alex's experience also includes defending a national juvenile products manufacturer in product liability actions across the country, and he has significant experience representing a national fast-food chain in Title VII, FLSA, and other employment law claims.
Alex is actively involved in the Georgia State College of Law mock trial program and serves as one of the program's coaches.
R.J. Reynolds wins complete defense verdict in Russell wrongful death lawsuit
On January 25, 2019 after a trial lasting 15 days, a jury in Lakeland, Florida returned a complete defense verdict in favor of Jones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a wrongful death action.
R.J. Reynolds wins complete defense verdict in Hochreiter wrongful death lawsuit
On November 16, 2018, after a trial lasting 11 days, a jury in Orlando, Florida returned a complete defense verdict in favor of Jones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a wrongful death action.
R.J. Reynolds wins complete defense verdict in Durrance "Engle progeny" trial
On February 8, 2017, Jones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company received a complete defense verdict in a wrongful death action.
Publications Prior to Jones Day
Contributing author, Recent Developments in Toxic Tort & Environmental Law, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Vol. 51, Issue 2, American Bar Association
Let's Talk About "Sex": Workplace Protections for LGBT Employees under Title VII, Employment Law Landscape
As REITs Expand, Threat of Data Security Breaches Becomes Concern, co-author, National Real Estate Investor
A Second Opinion on Pharmaceutical Reverse Payment Settlements: Why Actavis Missed the Mark, 30 Ga. St. L. Rev. 561
Civil Practice Act HB 366, co-author,Ga. St. L. Rev., Vol. 30, Issue 1, Article 3
- Georgia State University (J.D. magna cum laude 2014; Bleckley Inn of Court; Associate Articles Editor, GSU Law Review; President, Mock Trial Team; Lone Star Classic Mock Trial Competition, National Finalist; South Texas Mock Trial Challenge, National Semi-Finalist, Best Overall Advocate); The University of Georgia (B.A. in English 2011)
- Georgia and Florida
- Congressional Intern to Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (2009)