Alec Farr is a litigator with a practice focus on complex commercial and intellectual property litigation.

In the area of complex business and banking litigation, Mr. Farr has successfully represented corporations and financial institutions in matters involving claims of breach of contract, fraud, RICO, corporate disparagement, lender liability, negligence, indemnification and price-fixing. His experience includes advice and representation of financial institutions in matters concerning alleged fraudulent lending practices, inadequate loan origination disclosures, improper account management procedures and violations of RESPA, TILA and state consumer protection statutes. He has also represented clients in shareholder class actions and derivative litigation, change-of-control cases, consumer class actions and litigation involving allegations of director and officer misconduct.

Mr. Farr’s intellectual property experience includes representing clients in trade secret, copyright, trademark and patent infringement litigation in a wide variety of industries including sustainable energy, financial services, telecommunications, internet, pharmaceuticals, entertainment and health care. Mr. Farr has also represented clients in litigation concerning non-compete, non-disclosure and non-solicitation agreements. He has also advised corporations concerning their non-compete, non-solicitation and intellectual property policies and agreements.

Mr. Farr has appeared before international arbitration panels and state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the country. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Council for Court Excellence and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • DC Super Lawyers, 2014-2016
    • Board of Directors, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
    • Council for Court Excellence, Board of Directors
    • Cancer Support Community, President's Circle
    • Council for Court Excellence, Board of Directors
    • Cancer Support Community, President's Circle
    • Cancer Support Community, President's Circle
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Representative Experience

  • Represented major financial institutions in matters alleging fraudulent lending practices, inadequate loan origination disclosures, improper account management procedures and violations of RESPA, TILA and state consumer protection statutes.
  • Represented loan originators and banks in litigation involving commercial mortgage-backed securities and residential mortgage-backed securities.
  • Represented financial, technology, health services and professional services firms in non-compete and unfair competition litigation involving former executives and employees.
  • Represented national non-profit organizations in class actions involving allegations of consumer fraud and regulatory violations.
  • Represented international telecommunications switch manufacturers in non-compete, theft of trade secrets, copyright and patent infringement cases involving next generation optical cross-connects and digital loop carriers.
  • Represented partners and shareholders in ownership, distribution and dissolution disputes involving closely held corporations and partnerships.
  • Represented air data computer manufacturer in breach of non-compete and theft of trade secrets action concerning former executives.
  • Represented Chinese tire manufacturers in RICO, fraud and breach of contract litigation.
  • Represented major information technology company in theft of trade secrets litigation concerning anti-terrorism protocols.
  • Represented major record labels in online copyright infringement litigation.
  • Represented major real estate developers and major automobile manufacturersin antitrust class actions.
  • Represented consortium of electrical utilities in international arbitration concerning technical failure and collapse of respondent’s power grid during ice storm.
  • Represented major pharmaceutical corporation in patent infringement, unfair competition and antitrust case involving pioneer extended release drug product.
  • Represented research university in dispute with professor concerning proposed High-Electron Mobility Field Effect Transistor technology.
  • Represented League of Women Voters and National Council of LaRaza in Voting Rights Act challenge to Florida election laws.