Perkins Coie LLP

11/29/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/29/2021 11:14

Perkins Coie Adds Partner Alec Farr to Litigation Practice in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 29, 2021)-Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Alec Farr has joined the firm's Litigation practice as a partner in the Washington, D.C., office. As a veteran litigator, Alec focuses his practice on complex commercial and intellectual property matters.

Alec has significant experience advising clients on business and banking issues, including litigation related to breach of contract, fraud, class actions, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), corporate disparagement, lender liability, negligence, and indemnification. He also regularly advises financial institutions on litigation involving inadequate loan origination disclosures, improper account management procedures, and violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), and state consumer protection statutes.

"Alec is a high-caliber and successful litigator with significant experience before international arbitration panels, as well as state and federal trial and appellate courts," said Jessica Everett-Garcia, firmwide chair of Perkins Coie's Litigation practice. "We are truly excited to welcome Alec to our Litigation practice and know that his deep experience across a variety of industries will also be highly valuable to our clients."

Alec regularly counsels clients involved in sustainable energy, financial services, telecommunications, technology, pharmaceuticals, entertainment, and healthcare on intellectual property matters related to trade secrets, copyright, trademarks, and patent infringement.

"Alec joins our Washington, D.C., office as we continue to scale to meet client demand for our legal counsel and services, particularly for business litigation and IP law," said Bruce Spiva, Perkins Coie's Washington, D.C., office managing partner. "His extensive litigation background will help us to continue to provide our clients with both effective and insightful legal counsel."

Alec joins Perkins Coie from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, where he was a partner. He received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A. from Georgetown University.

Perkins Coie is a leading international law firm that is known for providing high value, strategic solutions and extraordinary client service on matters vital to our clients' success. With more than 1,200 lawyers in offices across the United States and Asia, we provide a full array of corporate, commercial litigation, intellectual property, and regulatory legal advice to a broad range of clients, including many of the world's most innovative companies and industry leaders as well as public and not-for-profit organizations.

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