Alex Blair is an associate attorney who focuses his practice on toxic tort and complex commercial litigation. He has extensive litigation experience, including preparing pleadings and dispositive motions, conducting written and oral discovery, and appearing on behalf of clients in a wide variety of legal disputes. He has represented clients in mediation for complex claims and secured favorable settlements. Mr. Blair has defended clients in federal court for the Northern District of Illinois, as well as Cook, DuPage, Will, McHenry and Kane Counties. Prior to joining Segal McCambridge, he worked as an associate attorney at an insurance litigation firm in Chicago, Illinois. He also practiced as a fellowship attorney at the Domestic Violence Legal Clinic in Chicago, where he helped domestic violence survivors obtain orders of protection.
Mr. Blair earned his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he was secretary of the Student Bar Association and participated in the Intensive Trial Advocacy program. At Notre Dame, he earned the H. King Williams Award for significant contributions to building community at the Law School, and the Conrad Kellenberg Award, for dedication of substantial time to betterment of the community through service. A native of Houston, Texas, Mr. Blair also holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. He was a sportswriter prior to attending law school. Mr. Blair is involved in the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, and the Notre Dame Club of Chicago.
Outside of work, Mr. Blair enjoys home repair, pasture golf, 16-inch softball, genealogy, barbecue, camping, and volunteering at the Mission of Our Lady of the Angels in West Humboldt Park, Chicago.
- Conrad Kellenberg Award
- H. King Williams Award
Professional & Civic Involvement
- Chicago Bar Association
- Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
- Illinois State Bar Association
University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D. (2013)
University of Texas at Austin, B.A. in journalism (2006)
- Illinois, 2013
- U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois