Alex V. Hernandez is a member of Pullman & Comley’s Litigation Department and chair of its White Collar, Criminal Defense and Corporate Investigations Section.
Prior to joining Pullman & Comley in 2007, Alex was the Supervisory Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Fairfield County office of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut where he supervised 12 attorneys and six support personnel in the investigation and prosecution of criminal tax fraud, white collar crime, fraud, public corruption, computer related offenses, theft of trade secrets and violent felonies.
Alex worked at the U.S. Department of Justice for 16 years. He has handled and supervised hundreds of cases at all phases of litigation, from case assessment and intake, investigation, early case resolution, suppression of evidence, the presentation and cross-examination of expert witnesses, jury selection and trial. He has conducted hundreds of witness and document driven investigations before the grand jury, tried dozens of federal and state jury trials and briefed and argued dozens of appeals in federal and state court.
Prior to joining the Department of Justice in 1991, Alex served for five years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.
A highly experienced trial attorney, Alex has served for years as an instructor and lecturer in trial advocacy at the Department of Justice’s National Advocacy Center in Columbia, South Carolina; a guest instructor and lecturer in trial advocacy at the Quinnipiac Law School; and an instructor in trial advocacy at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Licensed since 1987
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|50 Most Influential Latinos||Latinos United for Professional Advancement||2014|
|Litigation Star||Benchmark Litigation, the Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys||2014|
|White Collar Crime Defense Law Firm of the Year in Connecticut||GlobalLawExperts||2014|
|Best Attorneys in Connecticut||Best Lawyers||2014|
|Best Attorneys in Connecticut||Best Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Best Attorneys in New York||Best Lawyers Magazine||2012|
|Multicultural Leadership Award||National Diversity Council||2012|
|Member||Pullman & Comley, LLC||2007 - Present|
|Assistant U.S. Attorney||U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Connecticut||1991 - 2007|
|Assistant District Attorney||New York County District Attorney's Office||1986 - 1991|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association||Board Member||2014 - Present|
|Biediger, et al. v. Quinnipiac University||Federal District Court and Appellate Court wins, consent decree|
|Non-litigated Matter #1||No criminal indictment, SEC declined enforcement action|
|Non-litigated Matter #2||No criminal charges filed; client permitted to stay in United States|
|Stanford Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1986|
|Harvard College||Romance Languages||A.B.||1983|
|Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education||Cybersecurity and Fraud Prevention||2014|
|Fairfield County Bar Association, CLE||Cybersecurity and Fraud||2014|
|Professionalism Symposium||Professionalism in Criminal Practice||2013|