Alex Blum specializes in business litigation. He represents publicly and closely held businesses and individuals in a myriad of high stakes disputes involving business torts, breach of contract, fiduciary breaches and corporate oppression. Over the course of his still young career, Alex has attained numerous successful outcomes, both in prosecuting his clients’ claims as plaintiffs and in advancing their defenses as defendants.
Alex graduated cum laude from Wayne State University in 2010, where he was Assistant Editor on the Wayne Law Review. While in law school, Alex was a Dean’s Scholar and Lombard Fellow, and he held internships with a federal judge and the Justice Department. Prior to law school, Alex attended University of Chicago, earning a B.A. in Slavic Languages and Literatures and graduating summa cum laude with several awards and accolades, including the prestigious George V. Bobrinskoy Award for his academic contributions to the Slavic and Comparative Studies Departments.
After law school, Alex learned the art of litigation from some of the best attorneys in town at Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss. Prior to joining Rossman Saxe, he was an Associate at the law firm of Mantese Honigman, where he was responsible for managing a substantial docket of business litigation matters as lead counsel and chief negotiator.
In 2016, while an attorney at Mantese Honigman, P.C., Alex was recognized by Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly as an "Up & Coming Lawyer” for his legal accomplishments within his first 10 years of practice, and also for achieving one of the top settlements in the state that year. He has been named a “Rising Star” by Michigan Super Lawyers from 2013-2019.
Before attending law school, Alex lived in St. Petersburg, Russia, where he worked at a publishing firm and as an editor and contributor in the newspaper business.