Alex Folkerth is an associate in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd’s Melville office, where his practice focuses on complex securities litigation. Alex currently represents institutional investors in securities fraud cases against Under Armour (D. Md.), Acadia Healthcare (M.D. Tenn.), and Root Insurance (S.D. Ohio). Additionally, Alex maintains a pro bono practice that includes working with the Casa Cornelia Law Center to obtain asylum for refugees. Casa Cornelia chose Alex as a 2022 Pro Bono Publico Award recipient for his efforts on behalf of refugees.
Alex earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Rhetoric and Media Studies from Whitman College, graduating with honors. After working as a legal assistant and office manager in Seattle for several years, Alex earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude and was named to the Order of the Coif. While in law school, Alex worked as a law clerk in the University of Michigan’s Office of the General Counsel and served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Judith E. Levy of the Eastern District of Michigan. Alex also worked as an Executive Editor for the Michigan Journal of Environmental & Administrative Law, and published his student note, entitled The “Directive” Prong: Adding to the Allied-Signal Framework for Remand Without Vacatur, 9 Mich. J. Env’t & Admin. L. 483 (2020).
Alex was a summer associate with Robbins Geller in 2019. He returned to the firm following his judicial clerkship with the Honorable Benita Y. Pearson of the Northern District of Ohio.
- Pro Bono Publico Award, Casa Cornelia, 2022
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2020, magna cum laude
- Order of the Coif
- Executive Editor, Michigan Journal of Environmental & Administrative Law
Whitman College, B.A., 2012, with honors
- United States District Court for the Southern District of California
- T. Alex B. Folkerth, The “Directive” Prong: Adding to the Allied-Signal Framework for Remand Without Vacatur, 9 Mich. J. Env’t & Admin. L. 483 (2020)