Carey Alexander


PRACTICE EMPHASIS

Carey Alexander prosecutes complex consumer class actions with a focus on deceptive pricing and data privacy litigation. 

Highlights:

Mr. Alexander is a partner in the Firm’s New York office in the Consumer Practice Group. His practice spans the breadth of consumer protection litigation, focusing primarily on claims involving deceptive pricing, data privacy, and pharmaceutical fraud.  He serves as part of the appointed leadership steering numerous class actions representing consumers and financial institutions in state and federal courts throughout the United States. 

Mr. Alexander has been recognized for his efforts on behalf of the classes he has represented. Judge Castel of New York’s Southern District of New York recently commended Mr. Alexander and his colleagues for their “extensive experience in litigating data breach class actions in federal courts.” 

In his spare time, Mr. Alexander serves as an appointed member of the New York City Bar Association’s Consumer Affairs Committee and as a volunteer Arbitrator in New York City’s Small Claims Court. He has been recognized on the Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Stars list every year since 2016. 

Prior to joining Scott+Scott, Mr. Alexander worked as an associate in the New York office of a national class action litigation firm. During law school, Mr. Alexander served as an editor of the St. John’s Law Review. His note, Abusive: Dodd–Frank Section 1031 and the Continuing Struggle to Protect Consumers, 85 St. John’s L. Rev. 1105 (2012), has been cited in judicial opinions and in several legal journals, including the Harvard Law Review. Before joining the bar, Mr. Alexander served as an editor of the widely acclaimed consumer-advocacy blog The Consumerist. He also served as a policy advisor to the Bronx Borough President, worked as part of the National Campaign to Restore Civil Rights, and participated in the Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. 

REPRESENTATIVE CASES:

  • In re Equifax, Inc., Customer Data Security Breach Litig., No. 1:17-md-2800 (N.D. Ga.) (settlement valued at $35.2 million); 
  • First Choice Federal Credit Union v. The Wendy’s Co., No. 2:16-cv-506 (W.D. Pa.) (settlement valued at $50 million); 
  • Morrow v. Ann Inc., No. 1:16-cv-3340 (S.D.N.Y.) (settlement valued at $7.6 million); 
  • Luca v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., No. 2:16-cv-00746 (W.D. Pa.) (settlement valued at $7.6 settlement); and 
  • Ark. Fed. Credit Union v. Hudson’s Bay Co., No. 1:19-cv-04492-PKC (S.D.N.Y.) (settlement valued at $5.1 million).