Alex Terepka is a business and trial litigator who counsels clients on all aspects of high-stakes litigation, from case assessment through trial and appeals. Alex has briefed, argued, and won an opposition to a motion for summary adjudication in a nine-figure trade secret misappropriation matter for a Fortune 300 pharmaceutical company. He has taken and defended numerous depositions, marshalled all aspects of written discovery, worked extensively with experts, and briefed and argued discovery motions.
Alex has extensive trial experience. As a volunteer prosecutor in the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office, he first-chaired three jury trials, all of which resulted in a guilty verdict. He also has represented a Fortune 300 professional services company in a civil forfeiture matter pursuant to a construction licensing statute that culminated in a two-week bench trial resulting in a complete victory for his client. Alex has experience in appellate matters, as well, and has briefed, argued, and won an administrative mandamus case involving sexual assault at a university. Prior to joining Jones Day, Alex worked at a nationally recognized law firm and clerked for two federal judges.
- University of Michigan (J.D. magna cum laude 2012; Order of the Coif; Law Review Articles Editor); Cornell University (B.A. in Chemistry and History 2009; Phi Beta Kappa)
- California, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- Law Clerk to: Judge Richard Clifton, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2013-2014) and Chief Judge George King, U.S. District Court, Central District of California (2012-2013)