Alex V. Hernandez: Lawyer with Pullman & Comley, LLC

Alex V. Hernandez

Bridgeport,  CT  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • White Collar, Criminal Defense and Corporate Investigations
  • Cybersecurity, Privacy and Infrastructure Protection
  • Financial Restructuring
  • Appellate
University Harvard University, A.B., cum laude, 1983
Law SchoolStanford Law School, J.D., 1986
Admitted1986, New York; 1997, Connecticut; 1989, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1989, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1990, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; 1990, U.S. Supreme Court; 1991, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut

Professional Affiliations

Federal Bar Association - president of the Connecticut chapter

Connecticut Office of Policy and Management - Crime Lab Working Group

Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association - member, board of directors


Alex V. Hernandez is a member of Pullman & Comley's Litigation Department and chair of its White Collar, Criminal Defense and Corporate Investigations Section.

Prior to joining Pullman & Comley in 2007, Alex was the Supervisory Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Fairfield County office of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut where he supervised 12 attorneys and six support personnel in the investigation and prosecution of criminal tax fraud, white collar crime, fraud, public corruption, computer related offenses, theft of trade secrets and violent felonies.

Alex worked at the U.S. Department of Justice for 16 years. He has handled and supervised hundreds of cases at all phases of litigation, from case assessment and intake, investigation, early case resolution, suppression of evidence, the presentation and cross-examination of expert witnesses, jury selection and trial. He has conducted hundreds of witness and document driven investigations before the grand jury, tried dozens of federal and state jury trials and briefed and argued dozens of appeals in federal and state court.

Prior to joining the Department of Justice in 1991, Alex served for five years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office.

A highly experienced trial attorney, Alex has served for years as an instructor and lecturer in trial advocacy at the Department of Justice's National Advocacy Center in Columbia, South Carolina; a guest instructor and lecturer in trial advocacy at the Quinnipiac Law School; and an instructor in trial advocacy at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

Community Involvement

Cardinal Shehan Center - board of directors

U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut's Support Court Team - board of directors

Honors & Awards

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of white collar criminal defense law, 2013 and 2014

Selected to the Connecticut SuperLawyers list in the area of criminal defense: white collar

Multicultural Leadership Award of Connecticut, 2012

News & Events

PRESS RELEASE: Pullman & Comley Attorneys Recognized as 2015 Best Lawyers in America

IN THE NEWS: Alex Hernandez Discusses New U.S. Attorney For Connecticut

SEMINAR: Caveat Proceeding With Caution in Your Law Practice

PRESS RELEASE: Pullman & Comley Attorney Selected As One Of Connecticut's 50 Most Influential Latinos

PRESS RELEASE: Pullman & Comley Attorneys Named to 2013 Connecticut Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

SEMINAR: Connecticut Bar Association Professionalism Symposium

PRESS RELEASE: Pullman & Comley, LLC and People's United Bank Host Successful Greater Bridgeport 'Celebrating Diversity' Business Reception

CONFERENCE: Title IX: Equality in Action

PRESS RELEASE: ACLU OF Connecticut and Quinnipiac University Reach Settlement in Historic Title IX Case

IN THE NEWS: Alan Sobol Discusses the New Connecticut Gun Laws

IN THE NEWS: Second Circuit Court Affirms Ruling in Title IX Decision

IN THE NEWS: Jon Orleans Comments On Court Title IX Decision

Publications & Alerts

IN YOUR DEFENSE: The Federal Victim-Witness Act

CYBER LAW TRACKER: Privacy Victory in Europe: EU's Highest Court Requires Google To Comply With An Individual's Demand To Be Forgotten.

CYBER LAW TRACKER: Now is the Time to Take Proactive Measures in Cybersecurity

CYBER LAW TRACKER: A Year in the Making, White House Unveils Final Cybersecurity Framework

CYBER LAW TRACKER: January 28th is Data Privacy Day!

CYBER LAW TRACKER: President Obama Announces NSA Reforms

CYBER LAW TRACKER: Recall Total v. Federal Ins. Co. - No Coverage for Data Breach under Commercial General Liability Policy

CYBER LAW TRACKER: Measures to Avoid Being Held for Ransom by CryptoLocker

CYBER LAW TRACKER: Cybersquatting Ruling in the Ninth Circuit

CYBER LAW TRACKER: CERT Updates CryptoLocker Ransomware Alert (Also at Stamford Office)


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The Federal Victim-Witness Act
Alex V. Hernandez, July 22, 2014
If you or someone you know has been the victim of a crime, or if you have been called to testify before a federal grand jury or trial, you may have questions about what you can expect as a case works its way through the system. This post will answer some of the most frequently asked questions...

CYBER LAW TRACKER: Privacy Victory in Europe: EU’s Highest Court Requires Google® To Comply With An Individual’s Demand “To Be Forgotten.”
Steven J. Bonafonte,Alex V. Hernandez,Edward B. Lefebvre,Timothy G. Ronan,Erick A. Russell, May 21, 2014
The European Union's highest court has issued a landmark ruling: henceforth, individuals may influence what information search engines display about them. Before Tuesday's ruling, search engines such as Yahoo®, Google®, or Microsoft's Bing® had free reign over the results they offered...

Now is the Time to Take Proactive Measures in Cybersecurity
Steven J. Bonafonte,Alex V. Hernandez,Edward B. Lefebvre,Timothy G. Ronan,Erick A. Russell, May 21, 2014
If any C-suite officer ever thought that privacy and data security was an incidental concern, they need only look to recent headlines to see the opposite is true. News of data breaches appears almost daily, and last year’s data breach at Target is being reported as one of the factors in the...
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Alex V. Hernandez

850 Main Street
BridgeportCT 06601-7006


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