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Alejandro E. Moreno

Associate
San Diego
T: 619.338.6664
F: 619.515.4125

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2008
  • LL.M, University of Cambridge (King's College), 2007, Commercial Law
  • B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara, 2003, high honors
  • California
  • Southern and Northern Districts of California
Overview
Experience
Publications & News
Memberships

Mr. Moreno is an associate in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's San Diego office.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Moreno practices general business and commercial litigation in both in state and federal courts. He has experience handling matters in a diverse array of industries, including the banking and finance, mortgage, hospitality, technology and telecommunications, energy and extraction, and pharmaceutical industries. He is also experienced in the law of receivership and has actively managed the legal affairs of businesses placed into receivership. He is familiar with single plaintiff litigation, derivative claims, class actions and other complex litigation. Mr. Moreno has experience acting as lead associate managing the defense of a class actions alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Mr. Moreno has successfully represented clients in claims involving breach of contract, unfair business practices, false advertising, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, wrongful foreclosure, unfair debt collection, unfair credit reporting, unjust enrichment, misappropriation of trade secrets, quiet title, emotional distress, and receiverships, among others. 

Mr. Moreno is fluent in Spanish and has experience litigating cross-border disputes and labor disputes involving a primarily Spanish speaking workforce. He recently acted as lead associate in an intense fact gathering investigation involving a wage and hour class action at a large waste management company. 

Mr. Moreno is a regular contributor to various legal blogs discussing developments in the law affecting public companies, issuers of securities, banking and finance regulations, and companies with business in Latin America. Mr. Moreno also regularly updates Sheppard Mullin’s practice guide regarding the defense of subprime mortgage related lawsuits. 

Mr. Moreno also volunteers his time to various pro-bono causes, and recently obtained two trial victories as lead counsel in one case and co-lead counsel in the other.

Appellate Decisions

White v. Manzke, 2011 WL 1021362 (Cal.App.2 Dist.), March 2011 

Articles

Corporate & Securities Law Blog Posts

Financial Institutions Law Blog Posts

Latin American Law Blog Posts

Speeches

  • "Spanish Language Webinar to Latin American Subsidiary of U.S. Company re Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance," June 2013
  • Member of the Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court, 2011
  • Member, San Diego County Bar Association, 2011
  • Member, Harvard Law Student Association of San Diego, 2010-current