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Alex Hess is an experienced Trial Attorney specializing in white collar crime and commercial litigation.  His practice focuses on commercial disputes,
corporate matters, appeals, and bankruptcy.  He represents presidents,
CEO’s, corporations and LLC’s, investors, debtors, and creditors.  Mr.
Hess also has an interest in white collar crime and criminal defense.

Mr. Hess has handled a variety of complex cases as lead counsel in federal and state court, including securities fraud, embezzlement, adversary proceedings during contested bankruptcies, a 1st degree murder appeal, and commercial contract disputes among company directors, shareholders, and investors.  Through courtroom advocacy, careful financial analysis, and superior research, Mr. Hess provides his clients with zealous representation and maximizes his client’s practical and financial results.  He has obtained many favorable judgments, money awards, and results for his clients.


Languages spoken: German, English

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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
    6 years
  2. White Collar Crime: 30%
    6 years
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%
    1 year
  4. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 10%
    1 year



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Shaun A. Hannafin

    I endorse Attorney Hess. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Shaun Hannafin Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Stefan John Rozembersky

    Alex is as good as it gets for bankruptcy. His knowledge about his craft is profound and this seems to be what most clients and courts notice right away. Most importantly, Alex delivers. His work product is unrivaled, as his writing skills are well beyond what is average for experienced attorneys. Also a skilled and highly charismatic courtroom litigator, Alex is who I would send friends and family too with complete confidence.


    Stefan Rozembersky Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Sassoon & Cymrot, LLP

84 State Street
8th Floor
Boston, MA, 02109


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Edward F. Langs Legal Writing AwardSuffolk University Law School2010
Best Note Award - Published ArticleSuffolk Journal of High Technology Law2010
Quarterfinalist Award for Tom Clarke Moot Court CompetitionSuffolk University Law School2010
Finalist Award in Tom Clarke Moot Court CompetitionSuffolk University Law School2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate Litigation AttorneySassoon & Cymrot, LLP2014 - Present
Senior AssociateThe Law Offices of Richard N. Gottlieb2012 - 2014
AssociateThe Law Offices of James J. Coviello2010 - 2012
Public DefenderSuffolk Defenders2009 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bellas Pavers v. Stewart - AppealThe Firm's Victory at Trial was Affirmed and Upheld
Lawrence v. Osula - EmbezzlementWin - Judgment in Client's Favor
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Lafayette CollegeGovernment & Law; EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MCLE Bankruptcy Law BasicsPlus!Bankruptcy Law BasicsPlus! MCLE Bankruptcy Law Series2013