Alexander R. Safyan
Internet, Software & Technology
Class Action & Complex Litigation
Commercial & Business Litigation
Bar & Court Admissions
- State Bar of California
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- U.S. District Courts for the Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California
- Harvard Law School, Certificate in Financial Analysis
- Loyola Law School, J.D. (cum laude, Order of the Coif)
- University of Southern California, B.A. (magna cum laude)
Alex Safyan is counsel in M&R’s Los Angeles office and a member of the firm’s Class Action & Complex Litigation Practice Group. A dynamic litigator known for his fierce advocacy and unflappable demeanor, Alex has successfully handled disputes involving breach of contract, fraud, unfair competition, trade secret and employment claims, among others. Along the way, Alex has earned a stellar reputation for his sharp legal analysis and execution of winning litigation strategies.
Alex is particularly sought after by companies in the consumer products and food and beverage spaces facing complex business disputes and class actions. He has substantial experience defending false advertising, unfair competition and other consumer fraud claims, as well as prosecuting and defending competitor lawsuits. What is especially unique about Alex is that he has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in some of the largest and most groundbreaking class action cases ever filed. He brings this breadth of experience to bear for the benefit of all of his clients, which range from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.
Beyond the consumer products and food and beverage sectors, Alex is a trusted advisor to clients in a broad range of business disputes, including contract, partnership and employment cases. He has demonstrated an ability to negotiate pre-litigation resolutions of many of these matters—this by virtue of his extraordinary talent for strategically and aggressively litigating cases when lawsuits do become necessary. At bottom, Alex is a problem solver who works closely with his clients to achieve their business goals, whether it be through an early negotiated resolution or through hard-fought litigation. In recognition of his successes both in and out of the courtroom, Alex was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2022.
Alex regularly writes articles analyzing major trends and significant legal decisions affecting the consumer products industry. Likewise, he has contributed to the leading treatise and practice guide in California on competition and consumer protection law and held leadership roles in legal organizations focusing on those topics.