Alexander T. Payne is a Litigation & Dispute Resolution associate in Mayer Brown’s New York office where he represents financial institutions and corporations in complex commercial and securities litigations, shareholder derivative and fiduciary duty litigations, and governmental investigations.

Alex joined Mayer Brown after graduating from the Fordham University School of Law in 2015. While in law school, Alex was a member of the Fordham Law Review and served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Loretta A. Preska, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (S.D.N.Y.). In recognition of his academic excellence, he was a recipient of the Henrietta Metcalf Contract Prize for excellence in the study of Contracts and the Fordham University School of Law Legal Writing Award.

Prior to entering the legal profession, Alex worked in the field of education policy analysis for the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at The George Washington University in Washington DC.


Fordham University School of Law, JD, cum laude

Fordham Law Review

The George Washington University, BA, magna cum laude


  • New York