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Alex Mircheff is a partner in Gibson Dunn’s Los Angeles office. His practice emphasizes securities and appellate litigation, and he has substantial experience representing issuers, officers, directors, and underwriters in class action and shareholder derivative matters.
Mr. Mircheff has handled matters across a variety of industries, including biotech, financial services, accounting, real estate, entertainment, engineering, manufacturing, and consumer products.
Multiple of Mr. Mircheff’s wins in stockholder class actions have been recognized as “Defense Verdict of the Year” by publications including The Recorder and Los Angeles Daily Journal. Those matters include dismissals of claims for hundreds of millions of dollars against Herbalife; and against Arrowhead Research Co., where Mr. Mircheff was lead counsel at the trial court and on appeal.
Mr. Mircheff’s clients have also included Dole; Zillow; Panda Restaurant Group; Toyota; Deloitte; PwC; UBS; Deutsche Bank; Goldman Sachs; Edward Jones; Trust Company of the West; major retail, construction, and media companies; law firms, and others.
Mr. Mircheff has been named a “Rising Star” each year since 2012 by the Southern California “Superlawyers” edition of Los Angeles Magazine. In 2018, Mr. Mircheff was recognized as a “Next Generation Lawyer” by Legal 500 in the area of M&A: Litigation Defense. Before joining the firm, Mr. Mircheff served as a law clerk to the Honorable Cynthia Holcomb Hall of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to the Honorable Gary A. Feess of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Mr. Mircheff earned his law degree summa cum laude from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where he was the winner of the William T. Aggeler Award for ranking first in his graduating class, elected Order of the Coif, and served as an editor on the Loyola Law Review.
Mr. Mircheff is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits, the U.S. District Courts for Central and Eastern Districts of California, and all California state courts.
Mr. Mircheff also serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for California YMCA Youth and Government, a statewide organization with a mission of promoting civic engagement and character development in high school and middle school students.
Loyola Marymount University - 2006 Juris Doctor
University of California - Davis - 2002 Bachelor of Arts