Montecito Mudslide

Alex Robertson

Alex Robertson

RobertsonAlex Robertson is the founder and senior partner of Robertson & Associates, LLP.  His practice specializes in commercial construction, multi-party construction defect, environmental, and real estate litigation. In his 30 years as a trial lawyer, he has recovered more than $351,000,000 for clients, which have included many celebrities and professional athletes, including: Erin Brockovich, Ed McMahon, Ted Nugent, and Vin Sully. Mr. Robertson also has extensive experience representing developers, HOA’s, high-rise hotels, gaming resorts, and engineers.

In the CenterCity Master Construction and Lien Litigation, Alex served as the lead trial counsel representing a joint venture between MGM Resorts International and Infinity World (a subsidiary of Dubai World), in the largest construction case ever tried in Nevada. This case involved construction defects and approximately 300 mechanic’s liens on the $9B CityCenter project in Las Vegas (the largest privately-funded construction in U.S. history). After seven weeks of jury selection, the parties announced a global settlement on the day of opening statements. Alex recovered $196,000,000 for his client. Alex has also been appointed as lead or co-lead counsel in multidistrict litigation ("MDL") and national class actions, including a $36,000,000 settlement on behalf of 800,000 class members against Lumber Liquidators and a $14,000,000 settlement against Floor & Décor. Alex's cases have been featured on CBS News "48 Hours" (twice), ABC News "PrimeTime Live", NBC's "Today Show", CBS "Early Show" and Lou Dobbs Moneyline on CNN.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Alex worked for a utility contractor installing underground power lines for So California Edison. He started as a laborer, was promoted to foreman, superintendent, estimator, and finally general manager of a 300-employee utility construction company. Alex’s years of hands-on experience and strong background in real estate litigation provides him with a unique understanding of So Cal Edison’s operations, and its liability in this case. On December 15, 2017, Alex filed the first Thomas-Fire case against the City of Ventura and So. Cal Edison.

A longtime resident of Ventura County, Alex volunteers as an EMT. He also enjoys spending time with his family, and watching his son play football for Iowa State University.