Alex Kipnis’s practice focuses on construction law. He represents clients in complex commercial litigation and U.S. and international arbitration.
Alex’s practice is focused on technically-complex megaprojects, including power generation and transmission, oil & gas extraction and refining, mining and minerals, chemical process facilities, pipelines, and large-scale industrial, manufacturing, and infrastructure facilities. He is a veteran of many litigation and domestic and international arbitration proceedings (including many tried to verdict, judgment, or final award) under the laws of many U.S. and international jurisdictions. His arbitration experience includes administered and non-administered proceedings under ICC, UNCITRAL, AAA, ad hoc, and other rules. Alex’s expertise encompasses nearly every type of construction dispute, including defects, delay, disruption, cost growth, wrongful termination, and others. Alex also helps companies conduct internal investigations, respond to investigations brought by a government, and design corporate compliance programs that are successful and well-received by enforcing authorities and other stakeholders.
Alex began his legal career with Stein Ray LLP in 2005. He is admitted to practice in Illinois, New York, and New Jersey. He speaks fluent Russian.
Alex’s recent engagement include, among others, helping:
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Mr. Kipnis received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 2005, and his B.A. in Legal Studies from University of California, Berkeley in 2002.