Alexander M. Wu

Alexander M. Wu


Direct: 206.470.7653

Main: 206.623.1745


Fax: 206.623.7789

Phone: 206.470.7673

Professional Overview

Alex is a principal at the firm and an experienced trial lawyer, focusing his practice on business, securities, and real estate litigation. In the business context, Alex has represented corporate clients—large and small—in domestic and international commercial disputes and corporate M&A disputes. He also works with corporate and university clients on various employment issues, including investigation and termination of employees for misconduct. In real estate and land use matters, Alex works with clients to resolve issues as they arise and document their property rights. When necessary, he represents clients in court to protect those rights. He is also well-versed in securities law, having represented both buyers and sellers in cases involving federal and state securities laws and regulations.

Additional areas of focus include:

  • Professional fiduciary and liability litigation
  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency litigation

Before attending law school and joining HCMP, Alex worked in the biotechnology industry as an entrepreneur and research scientist working on computational biology, bioinformatics, pharmaceutical target discovery, and development of biological threat detection devices for defense and national security applications.

  • Experience counseling financial institutions regarding litigation and bankruptcy matters, ranging from the creation and protection of security interests to enforcing lenders' rights.
  • Advising and advocating on behalf of businesses in commercial disputes involving investments in real estate and complex financial instruments.
  • Litigating to protect property owners' rights in trial courts and courts of appeal.
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Asian Bar Association of Washington
  • King County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • University of Washington School of Law
         Coach, Vis International Commercial Arbitration Competition

Repeatedly recognized as a Super Lawyer by Washington Super Lawyers, most recently in 2023.

  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2008
         Order of the Barristers
         President, Moot Court Honor Board, 2007 - 2008
  • M.B.S., Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences, 2002
  • B.A., Whitman College, in Economics and Physics with Honors, 2000

Alex grew up Washington, and likes to spend his free time enjoying the company of his friends and family in his beautiful home state - golfing, sailing, skiing, and riding his bicycles and motorcycles.