Alec Harris is a partner in the firm’s Litigation practice group. Alec focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, litigation involving highly regulated entities, class action defense and trademark disputes. He represents sophisticated clients from a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, agriculture, finance, consumer packaged goods, digital advertising, telecommunications, health care, retail, hospitality and more in litigation across the country. Alec works to achieve positive outcomes for his clients in high-stakes disputes.

Complex Commercial Litigation
Alec regularly represents clients in a range complex business disputes, including disputed business acquisitions, contested joint venture agreements, trade secret disputes, litigation among and within closely held limited liability companies, indemnification disputes, bid-rigging lawsuits, receivership disputes, breach of contract matters, unfair competition and other business torts.

Litigation Involving Highly Regulated Entities
Alec assists his clients in high-stakes litigation in highly regulated environments. He has helped his clients successfully navigate and prevail in disputes arising from a wide variety of laws, regulations and regulators, including the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Communications Commission, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services,the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division and state departments of agriculture.

Class Action Litigation
Alec defends large companies and high-net-worth individuals in federal class action litigation across the country. On behalf of his clients, he has secured multiple dismissals of putative nationwide, multimillion-dollar class action lawsuits.

Trademark Litigation
Alec helps his clients protect their intellectual property rights in trademark disputes. He routinely defends and prosecutes proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. He also represents clients in federal court litigation for trademark infringement, false designation of origin, and related claims under the Lanham Act and state law.


  • Harvard Law School  (J.D., cum laude, 2014)
    • Harvard Environmental Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
    • Dean’s Scholar Prize, Constitutional Law
  • University of Michigan  (B.A., with highest distinction, 2008)
    • Economics
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Phi Kappa Phi
    • James B. Angell Scholar
    • William J. Branstrom Freshman Prize


  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Professional Activities

  • Denver Bar Association, Access to Justice Committee (Chair, 2022-present; Vice Chair, 2021-2022)
  • Armstrong Teasdale Parent Resource Group (Co-Lead)


  • Colorado Super Lawyers® Rising Stars (2020-present)
  • The Best Lawyers in America® Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation (2021-present)


Prior to joining the firm, Alec was a staff attorney at Harvard Law School’s Predatory Lending and Consumer Protection Clinic, where he served as lead attorney in federal district court litigation regarding federal student aid programs and represented borrowers in a variety of administrative proceedings.

Alec has also served as a fellow assistant Attorney General at the Colorado Department of Law, where he worked for the Colorado Solicitor General. He also clerked for Justice Nathan B. Coats of the Colorado Supreme Court and worked as a law clerk at the U.S. Department of Justice. Before law school, Alec was a fiscal policy analyst for the Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute.

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