Theodore (Ted) E. Alexander focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement and compliance matters, and complex civil litigation.
Ted has substantial experience conducting internal investigations and representing clients in healthcare, securities, and other government enforcement matters. He has conducted independent investigations on behalf of audit and special litigation committees of the board of directors and has handled criminal and civil healthcare matters for various organizations, including in connection with alleged violations of the False Claims Act, Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, and matters arising under the Stark law.
Prior to joining McDermott, Ted worked on the legislative staffs of various members of Congress. Most recently, he served as legislative director to a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, where he advised on health, tax, and trade policy. He has experience drafting and implementing legislation.
Ted maintains an active pro bono practice representing domestic violence victims in obtaining Civil Protection Order with the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project.
While in law school, Ted served as an articles editor for The George Washington Law Review.
- Represents major health care systems in False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, and controlled substance diversion investigations
- Advises large audit and wealth management firms regarding SEC regulations
- Represented Special Litigation Committee of the Board of Directors of a publicly traded company investigating a derivative suit
- Represented electronic health records provider in False Claims Act investigation, which led to a favorable settlement
- Represented Audit Committee of major publicly traded company in investigation concerning alleged accounting fraud and handled related inquiries by the Securities & Exchange Commission, which terminated its investigation without bringing any claims
- Represented a major US public audit firm in connection with investigations by the PCAOB
- Represented a major consulting firm in contracting dispute, which resulted in a favorable settlement
- Represented a major retailer in litigation regarding product branding, which resulted in a favorable settlement
- Defended Fortune 500 companies in successfully dismissing and settling claims made under the Americans with Disabilities Act
DC Volunteer Lawyers Project, Junior Board Member
George Washington University Law School, JD, with honors, 2018
Cornell University, BS, 2011
US District Court for the District of Columbia
District of Columbia