Alex W. Thomson

Business Law


Practice Areas

Business Law • Health Care Law
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Alex is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, the firm’s President and chair of the firm’s Business Law Practice group.

Serving as outside general counsel to a wide range of businesses from start-ups to large multi-nationals, Alex represents clients in a diverse set of industries including medical devices, robotics, additive manufacturing, chemicals, and software.   He also represents non-profit organizations as well as professional service businesses such as medical, dental and veterinary practices, and accounting, consulting, architectural and urban planning, and law firms.

In addition to general business law counseling, Alex has assisted his clients as lead transactional counsel in over 75 sale and acquisition transactions with a value totaling over $550 million. Further, he has counseled his clients in public and private financing including private securities offerings. He also regularly advises his clients on protecting and commercializing their intellectual property.

Prior to law school, Alex served as an officer in the United States Army and as a sales representative for Nalco Chemical Company in New York City.


Education & Credentials


  • University of Pittsburgh, J.D. Cum Laude, Member of the University of Pittsburgh’s Law Review
  • University of Pittsburgh , M.B.A.
  • Boston University , B.S. Electrical Engineering

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

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