Alex Gersovitz was born and raised in western Montana by a lawyer father and journalist mother; and has lived in Portland, Oregon for over 10 years. He attended Reed College, where he wrote his thesis on radical environmentalism and received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. After graduating from Reed, Alex spent many years in Oregon politics, including working on mayoral campaigns, U.S. Senate campaigns, and cannabis legislation. Alex transitioned to the legal field several years ago. Prior to working at O’Connor Weber, Alex worked with attorneys to secure compensation for wrongfully terminated employees, to defend the rights of defendants charged with crimes, to advocate for people in family law matters, to ensure fair treatment for people injured in accidents, and to advocate for children at Youth, Rights, and Justice in Portland. At O’Connor Weber, Alex handles the preparation and filing of legal documents in trial, appellate, and federal court matters; and supports the needs of the attorney staff. He plans to attend law school in Fall 2023.