• Columbia Law School (J.D., 2018)
  • Wake Forest University (B.A., 2010, History) magna cum laude
  • Hon. Kim McLane Wardlaw, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Hon. Philip S. Gutierrez, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • California

Alex Botoman practices complex commercial litigation, managing all aspects of a case for a wide variety of clients.

During law school, Mr. Botoman served as a legal extern for the Public Corruption Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York and as a judicial extern for the Hon. Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He was the executive notes editor of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review and served as the student director of the Columbia Law School Writing Center, where he provided legal writing assistance to first-year and international students

Mr. Botoman received a number of honors and recognitions, including thrice being named a James Kent Scholar. He was also awarded the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Prize, the Richard J. Lipson and Paul S. Lipson Prize for greatest proficiency in contracts, the Wilfred Feinberg Prize for best work related to the federal courts, the Parker School Certificate for Achievement in International and Comparative Law, and Best in Class awards for Contracts and Criminal Investigations.


Representing a global law firm in a legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty action involving alleged conflicts of interest

Obtained a complete dismissal on summary judgment of trademark infringement and unfair competition claims against subsidiaries of The Walt Disney Company arising out of the film Toy Story 3.

Representing Ball Up, LLC, a major streetball basketball brand, in a case against its former business partner alleging breach of fiduciary duty, among other wrongdoing.

Favorably settled a landlord-tenant dispute between The Irvine Co. and WeWork Companies.

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Represented a leading fitness technology company in a patent infringement and false advertising matter against NordicTrack maker, Icon Health & Fitness Inc.

Represented a leading fitness technology company in a patent and trademark infringement matter against competitor Echelon Fitness.