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Alexander R. Klein

Partner / Head of Commercial Litigation Group
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Alexander Klein is the head of Barket Epstein’s commercial litigation unit and a co-chair of its division on Civil Rights. He joined the firm in 2013 after having worked for the Bank of New York Mellon and Merrill Lynch, as well as on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. He then graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law with a full merit scholarship.

Since joining the firm, Mr. Klein has helped grow the civil litigation practice exponentially. In the commercial sphere, he has represented and won cases for companies of all sizes, from growing local businesses to international publicly traded corporations. He has won cases that clients and prior lawyers labeled “impossible,” and won decisions that changed the law for clients’ respective industries. He has also been at the cutting edge of a range of litigation practice areas spanning from commercial finance to scholastic discipline to the ever-sensitive interface between civil and criminal law.

In addition to his commercial practice, Mr. Klein has been a driving force in Barket Epstein’s renowned division on civil rights. In that capacity, he has contributed to several newsworthy matters, including Christopher Loeb’s civil rights case that helped lead to the imprisonment of Suffolk County’s District Attorney and Chief of Police. He has also represented clients in quieter but equally important matters, recovering millions of dollars on behalf of many disadvantaged members of society.

Applying his commercial and financial background, Mr. Klein also represents criminal defendants in high-stakes white collar federal cases. There, in the white collar sphere, he has been recognized several years in a row by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star.”


  • Recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in the field of white collar defense 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020
  • Recognized as “Outstanding Young Lawyer” in “Top Attorneys” list by American Registry.


  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Commercial Litigation Committee

Contact Mr. Klein today at (888) 779-0267.

  • J.D. | Articles Editor, Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution; Staff Attorney, Securities Arbitration Clinic Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law - Graduate School New York, NY 2012
  • B.A. in Economics University of Wisconsin - University Madison, WI 2007
  • New York State Courts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States District Court SDNY/EDNY
  • “Our New Criminal Sealing Law is a Win for Behavioral Economics”, Atticus Magazine (2017)
  • Luis v. United States Luis v. United States: How the Supreme Court Should Decide a Landmark Case in White Collar Criminal Law,” Thomson Reuters (2016).
    Barket Epstein associate Alexander Klein recently authored an article for the prestigious Westlaw Legal Solutions blog discussing the implications of an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case on the right to counsel.
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  • “Why Newman Should be Affirmed,” New York Law Journal (2015).

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