Alexander Mendez


Alexander Mendez was born and raised in Westchester County, New York. He graduated from Duke University in 2011 with a B.A., double majoring in Public Policy and Political Science with a minor in Classical Studies. After receiving his undergraduate degree Alexander obtained his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, where he worked on the editorial board of the Fordham International Law Journal.

Once admitted to the New York State Bar, Alexander worked at the Queens County District Attorney’s Office in New York City as an Assistant District Attorney. During his time as an Assistant District Attorney, he handled all aspects of criminal cases from inception to end, including conducting complex criminal investigations, interviewing victims and witnesses, handling arraignments and arrests, presenting cases before a Grand Jury, and conducting motion practice along with hearings and trials. Prior to departing the District Attorney’s Office, Alexander was working in the Investigations Division, handling the prosecution of those suspected of tax fraud.

Alexander joined the firm in 2021, having also previously worked in the financial regulatory compliance industry serving traditional fund managers and digital assets managers.