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Alexander Calfo has devoted his practice to trying high-profile product liability and toxic tort actions, complex business matters and insurance coverage cases.  He has been awarded five of the Top 10 winning first-chair trial verdicts in California by The Daily Journal.  His verdicts have also been selected Top 5 nationally by LexisNexis, and Courtroom View Network recently named another high-profile national verdict as the “Number One Impressive Defense Victory in the United States.”  The Los Angeles Business Journal chose Alex as a 2022 Top 100 Lawyer for his legal skill, achievements, and exemplary leadership.  The award also recognized Alex as one of the first partners to join King & Spalding’s Los Angeles office and “has been instrumental in building the firm’s reputation as a west coast trial powerhouse.”

Alex is recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a California Litigation Star and a Tier One National Product Liability Star.  Legal 500 U.S. ranks him “Among the Best in Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Actions in Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation.”  In 2020, Courtroom View Network awarded Alex its Number One all-time “must watch” defense verdict for the entire state of California.  He was also named “Lawyer of the Year” in the Los Angeles Business Journal for exceptional legal skill and achievement. 

Alex is a recipient of the 2022 Best Lawyers Award and was selected by the National Trial Lawyers as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer.  He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), an invitation-only group of attorneys who have the required combination of skills, integrity, and trial experience. He has been selected as a California Elite Lawyer, named to the Outstanding Lawyers of America Society and Lawyers of Distinction, and has been cited for more than a decade as a California “Super Lawyer” in Los Angeles Magazine.

Alex is a frequent author, speaker and presenter on a variety of trial and litigation topics.

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Credentials

J.D., Creighton University School of Law

B.A., Marquette University

California

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

American Bar Association

American Board of Trial Advocates

Center for International Studies

Defense Research Institute

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Credentials

J.D., Creighton University School of Law

B.A., Marquette University

California

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

American Bar Association

American Board of Trial Advocates

Center for International Studies

Defense Research Institute

Los Angeles County Bar Association