Alexander J. Owings 

Associate – New York
T.+1 212 504 6124
200 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10281 V-CARD

Alex Owings is an associate in Cadwalader’s Global Litigation Group. Alex represents clients in a wide range of complex and high-stakes litigation and is experienced in all stages of litigation, including pre-suit investigations, fact and expert discovery, dispositive motion practice, settlement negotiations and trial.

Alex maintains an active pro bono practice and has represented clients seeking asylum under the United States immigration laws and clemency from the Governor of New York. He also was part of a team that obtained a $6 million settlement on behalf of a Staten Island boy who vanished from the custody of New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services.

Alex received his J.D., with honors, from Emory University School of Law, where he served as an editor of the Emory Law Journal and completed externships with the corporate litigation department of The Coca-Cola Company and Justice David E. Nahmias of the Supreme Court of Georgia. He received a B.A., magna cum laude with honors in Philosophy, from Vanderbilt University. Before joining Cadwalader, he was an associate in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

Alex is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Alexander J. Owings 


  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • New York


  • Emory University School of Law
    J.D., with honors
  • Vanderbilt University
    B.A., magna cum laude with honors in Philosophy


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