Alexander Y. Thomas

Global Managing Partner

Education

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, 1993, J.D.
  • Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut), 1988, B.A., with honors

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Virginia
  • State Supreme Court - Virginia
Stanislaus Food Products Co. v. USS-POSCO Industries, et al. (E.D. Cal. 2013) - Summary judgment in favor of United States Steel Corporation, defeating an antitrust action brought by Stanislaus Food Products Company. Plaintiff claimed that the Defendants had entered into an agreement to allocate the market for sales of tin mill products to tin can manufacturers in the western United States in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act, California’s Cartwright Act, Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code, and California’s Unfair Competition Law, Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code.
KIS, S.A. v. Foto Fantasy, Inc. - 240 F. Supp. 2d 608 (N.D. Tex. 2002) – Trial victory awarding dismissal of monopolization and false advertising claims.
PMI Photomagic, Ltd. v. Foto Fantasy, Inc. – (No. 3:99-CV-1356-M) (N.D. Tex. 2004) (Lynn, J.); (No. 04-1362, 04-1363) (Fed. Cir. 2005) (per curiam) – Trial victory resulting in ruling of non-infringement and declaration of invalidity of asserted patent claims; affirmed by appeals court following oral argument.
Litman, Trustee  v. Toll Bros., Inc. –  No. 1:06cv476 (E.D. Va. 2006) (Ellis, J.); No. 07-1011 (4th Cir. 2007) (per curiam) – Summary judgment ruling in favor of national home builder in contract dispute; affirmed by appeals court following oral argument.
Dynamics Commercial Funding Corp. v. Robert W. Baird & Co. – No. 208512 (Circuit Court of Fairfax, Va. 2004) (Wooldridge, J.) – Summary judgment ruling in favor of lessor in breach of contract dispute and award of contractual attorneys fees.
Stockbridge v. Gemini Air Cargo - 269 Va. 609 (Va. 2005) – Successful appeal reversing trial court award of summary judgment in dispute involving share repurchase rights and effect of alleged capital impairment.
Baker v. Field – No. CL05-001284 (Circuit Court of Alexandria, Va., 2006) (Kloch, J.) – Trial verdict in favor of derivative shareholder plaintiffs in breach of fiduciary duty claims arising out of validity of merger transaction.