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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. 

Professional Affiliations

  • Federal Bar Association - president of the Connecticut chapter

  • Connecticut Office of Policy and Management - Crime Lab Working Group

  • Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association - member, board of directors

Community Involvement

  • Cardinal Shehan Center - board of directors

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut's Support Court Team - board of directors

Honors & Awards


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Consumer Protection: 34%
  2. Litigation: 33%
  3. White Collar Crime: 33%


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Contact info

Pullman & Comley

Po Box 7006
850 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT, 06601-7006


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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
50 Most Influential LatinosLatinos United for Professional Advancement2014
Litigation StarBenchmark Litigation, the Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys2014
White Collar Crime Defense Law Firm of the Year in ConnecticutGlobalLawExperts2014
Best Attorneys in ConnecticutBest Lawyers2014
Best Attorneys in ConnecticutBest Lawyers Magazine2013
Best Attorneys in New YorkBest Lawyers Magazine2012
Multicultural Leadership AwardNational Diversity Council2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberPullman & Comley, LLC2007 - Present
Assistant U.S. AttorneyU.S. Attorney's Office, District of Connecticut1991 - 2007
Assistant District AttorneyNew York County District Attorney's Office1986 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connecticut Hispanic Bar AssociationBoard Member2014 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Biediger, et al. v. Quinnipiac UniversityFederal District Court and Appellate Court wins, consent decree
Non-litigated Matter #1No criminal indictment, SEC declined enforcement action
Non-litigated Matter #2No criminal charges filed; client permitted to stay in United States
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stanford Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Harvard CollegeRomance LanguagesA.B.1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Continuing Legal EducationCybersecurity and Fraud Prevention2014
Fairfield County Bar Association, CLECybersecurity and Fraud2014
Professionalism SymposiumProfessionalism in Criminal Practice2013