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Alexander Cousins

Alexander Cousins

Senior Associate

Alexander Cousins focuses on mass tort product liability litigation and complex commercial litigation. He has extensive experience representing major pharmaceutical companies in state and federal court and has served as national counsel in large multidistrict litigations. Mr. Cousins has experience in all phases of litigation, including fact and expert discovery, motion practice, settlement, and trial.

A steadfast advocate of pro bono work, he has successfully represented clients in child custody and support proceedings and social security disability hearings, among other matters.

Mr. Cousins graduated from New York University School of Law, where he was staff editor of the Environmental Law Journal. He earned his AB in Politics, with a concentration in International Relations, from Princeton University.

Experience

  • AstraZeneca, as national counsel in multidistrict litigation involving proton pump inhibitors, Prilosec and Nexium.
  • Pfizer, as national counsel in asbestos litigations filed across the United States.
  • Brand name pharmaceutical manufacturer in defense of several putative class and multiple individual antitrust actions alleging that the manufacturer conspired with a potential generic entrant to delay or block generic entry in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act and certain state antitrust, unfair trade practices and related laws.

Recognition

Best Lawyers
"One to Watch" — Commercial Litigation (NY) (2024)

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2015
  • A.B., Princeton University, 2011

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
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