White Collar Defense & Investigations partner honored as one of five fresh faces for leading high-stakes investigations and securing big trial wins.
A former federal prosecutor and accomplished trial lawyer, Alex Wyman represents clients in high-profile white collar litigation and investigations and in high-stakes commercial litigation.
Mr. Wyman advises individuals and organizations on business-critical matters relating to:
- Internal corporate investigations
- Government investigations
- White collar criminal litigation
- Regulatory compliance and enforcement
- Complex civil trial litigation
A first-chair trial lawyer with wide-ranging trial experience, Mr. Wyman has tried both criminal and civil cases to verdict, he has tried cases in both federal and state courts, and he has achieved victories in jury trials, bench trials, and arbitration hearings. He has also successfully argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in defending his trial victories on appeal.
Mr. Wyman draws on his extensive government experience to help clients navigate their highest-stakes litigation and investigations. Prior to joining Latham, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) for five years in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California, where he was the Corporate Fraud Coordinator and Securities Investment Fraud Coordinator in the Major Frauds Section.
As an AUSA, Mr. Wyman successfully prosecuted diverse fraud crimes and served as the lead or co-lead prosecutor on eight jury and bench trials. For his role as the co-lead prosecutor in a complex insurance fraud and murder prosecution that resulted in across-the-board guilty verdicts following a three-week jury trial and the maximum sentence allowable by law, Mr. Wyman earned the Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant United States Attorney – Criminal, one of the highest awards available to federal prosecutors.
Before becoming a federal prosecutor, Mr. Wyman was an associate at an international law firm, where he represented clients in complex commercial litigation and in federal criminal investigations. He previously served as a law clerk to Judge Beverly Reid O’Connell in the Central District of California.
In addition to his practice, Mr. Wyman has published articles on a variety of cutting-edge legal issues, including issues related to FCPA enforcement, health care fraud, private securities litigation, copyright infringement, and sports law.
During law school, Mr. Wyman served as executive editor of the Virginia Law Review.