Alex takes pride in representing people who are injured due to the negligence of others. He graduated Cum Laude from the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville, where he was Notes Editor of the school’s flagship law review.
As a trial attorney at Jones Ward PLC, Alex helps clients to recover from devastating injuries caused by metal-on-metal hip implants manufactured by DePuy, Biomet, Stryker, Smith & Nephew, Wright, Zimmer and other companies. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, and represents clients across Kentucky and Indiana, and from Florida to New York to Washington, as well as Maine, Tennessee, Michigan, California, Illinois, and many other states.
He has been selected as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers, and he is a 2014-15 associate member of the Louis D. Brandeis American Inn of Court, whose mission is to foster excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility, and legal skills among judges and lawyers.
A native of Akron, Ohio, Alex has lived in Kentucky since 2003. He also assists clients with serious personal injury cases, including auto and truck accidents, as well as wrongful death, nursing home negligence and insurance bad faith. As an avid motorcycle owner, bicyclist, and runner, Alex has a particular interest in representing injured cyclists and pedestrians.
In his class action practice, Alex represents plaintiffs in cases involving train derailments, student loan servicers, defective consumer products, and banks that offer payday loans or charge unfair fees. He also has been involved in the following Multi-District Litigation (MDL) cases:
- DePuy Orthopaedics ASR Hip Implant Litigation MDL 2197
- In re: Yasmin and Yaz (Drospirenone) Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation MDL No. 2100
- In re: Stryker Rejuvenate and ABGII Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2441
- In re: Chantix (Varenicline) Products Liability Litigation MDL 2092
- In re: Prempro Products Liability Litigation MDL 1507.
- In re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig “Deepwater Horizon,” MDL 2179.
- In re: Higher One OneAccount Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, MDL 2407
- In Re: Target Corporation Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, MDL 2522
Here are some of Alex’s recent publications:
- Closing Time: Settlement Strategies for Your Mass Tort Case, The Advocate, July 2014 (download)
- Heavy Metal: Emerging Trends in Hip Implant Litigation, The Advocate, November 2013 (download)
- The University of Louisville Law Review at Fifty: A Brief Look Back and a Hard Look at the Future, Alex C. Davis, 50 U. LOUISVILLE L. REV. 699 (2012).
- The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Medical Malpractice Litigation, 2012 (download)
- Moving to Mellow: How the New Medical Marijuana Policy at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Fits into the Growing Effort to Legalize Pot in America, 2012 (download).
Alex previously worked for more than a decade as a daily newspaper journalist in Ohio, Oregon, Indiana, and Kentucky. His work as a professional writer took him across the United States and Mexico, investigating stories about political corruption, natural disasters, immigration, and many other topics. He spent the last six years of his journalism career at The Courier-Journal in Louisville, Ky.
While in law school, Alex received the top grade in Advanced Trial Practice, and founded a student chapter of the American Association for Justice. Alex also holds a bachelor’s degree from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, where he was a four-year member of the men’s varsity soccer team and received the school’s scholar-athlete award.
Alex is active in the American Association for Justice, the Kentucky Justice Association, and the Louisville Bar Association. He also is a committee member of the Justice for All Campaign, which raises funds for the Legal Aid Society in Louisville and surrounding counties. He is a professionally trained photographer and videographer, and speaks conversational Spanish. He volunteers with the following community organizations:
- Highland Youth Recreation
- Highlands Cub Scout Pack 40
- Board of Trustees, Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church
- Class Chair, Earlham College Class of 1998
Alex lives in the Original Highlands neighborhood of Louisville with his wife and two sons. You can follow his personal blog at this link.
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