Biography

Alec Harris is an associate in the firm’s Litigation practice group. Focusing primarily on complex commercial, financial and regulatory litigation, Alec defends and prosecutes a wide variety of claims for his clients, and has extensive experience handling disputed business acquisitions and litigation in highly regulated environments.

Alec’s background in economics, finance and administrative law helps him address his clients’ business and regulatory needs. In addition, his experience with media relations, rulemaking, administrative adjudication, trial court litigation and appeals makes him a dynamic and effective advocate for his clients.

Education

  • 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

Admissions

  • Colorado

Professional Activities

Denver Bar Association, Access to Justice Committee

Background

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.