Alex Aiken
Associate
Seattle Office Phone: (206) 505-3813 Email Download vCard Print Bio to PDF
Education

University of Pennsylvania Law School
(J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2017)

University of Oregon (B..A, History, 2014)

Judicial Clerkship

Honorable Ronald M. Gould, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Alex Aiken
Associate

Alex Aiken joined Susman Godfrey after clerking for the Honorable Ronald M. Gould on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and starting his career at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York.  He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Oregon, where he majored in History.  He earned his J.D. Order of the Coif and magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was the Online Managing Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and a member of the national moot court team.  In addition, Alex was awarded the David Werner Amram Prize, the P. Pemberton Morris Prize, and a Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award upon his graduation from Penn.

Admitted only in New York; not admitted in Washington.
Practicing under the supervision of the partnership of Susman Godfrey L.L.P.

Honors and Distinctions
  • Order of the Coif
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 165 Online Managing Editor
  • David Werner Amram Prize (best paper in civil procedure or a related area)
  • P. Pemberton Morris Prize (highest grades in the examinations in evidence, pleading, and practice)
  • Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award
  • N.Y. City Bar Association National Moot Court Finalist
  • Keedy Cup (intramural moot court) Semifinalist
  • Wharton Certificate in Management
  • James Wilson Scholar (merit scholarship)
Professional Associations and Memberships

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Publications

Alexander W. Aiken, Comment, Class Action Notice in the Digital Age, 165 U. PA. L. REV. 967 (2017)