Alex Fuchs


Alex Fuchs advises insurance companies on complex, large-scale litigation matters. He focuses his practice on defending challenges to insurers’ business practices in class action cases and coverage disputes.

He also assists clients with defense of tort, contract and subrogation matters in New York state and federal court.

Prior to joining Sutherland, Alex was an associate in the insurance litigation group at an international law firm in New York. His previous experience includes counseling London market insurers in the defense of complex product liability actions, including matters involving aviation, government contractors defense, the Death on the High Seas Act, the General Aviation Revitalization Act and corporate successor liability.



  • Secured dismissal of claims alleging violations of Missouri’s Deceptive Trade Practices Act on motion to dismiss.
  • Represented Progressive Casualty Insurance Co. and Progressive Direct Insurance Co. in a class action alleging unfair business practices under Connecticut's Unfair Trade Practices Act (CUTPA/CUSPA), tortious interference and unjust enrichment.
  • Defeated class certification in a Georgia class action alleging an auto insurer charged premium and fees for worthless coverage.

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Class Actions

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