Alex M. Spisak - McDermott Will & Emery


Alex M. Spisak focuses his practice on complex civil litigation and insurance litigation counseling. Alex has experience with all aspects of litigation from initial case filing through discovery, trial and appeals in federal and state courts across the United States. Alex represents insurers in insurance coverage litigation and claims disputes in connection with clients’ most difficult and high-profile exposures, including environmental and asbestos liabilities, childhood sexual abuse cases and chemical exposure liabilities.

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  • Trial team member for defendant fiduciaries in eight-day ERISA class action bench trial. Obtained rulings denying all injunctive relief and 97% of damages sought
  • Represented 401(k) fiduciaries in ERISA class action in Boston. Obtained summary judgment erasing a multi-million damages claim
  • Represented insurers in 22-day trial arising from 82,209 sexual abuse claims against the Boy Scouts of America


  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Military Spouse JD Network, member (Board of Directors 2017-2019)


Suffolk University Law School, JD, 2014
Harvard University, AB, 2010

District of Columbia
Rhode Island

Courts / Agencies
US District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Columbia
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit