Alexander M. Brand


Tel: (213) 787-2553


At a Glance

Alex represents private and public clients in litigation in both state and federal court.
He has extensive experience representing public entities in high-exposure and complex litigation.
Alex’s litigation practice includes trial level and appellate work.

Alex Brand represents public and private clients in litigation in state and federal courts. He is an associate in the Municipal Law practice group of Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Los Angeles office.
Prior to joining BB&K, Alex was a litigation associate at a California firm where he primarily represented public entity clients in high-exposure complex litigation matters. Based on Alex’s prior experience, he is aware of the unique concerns that public entities have with litigation — especially when there is a high risk of monetary or publicity exposure.
During law school, Alex was a member of the Scott Moot Court National competition team where he had the opportunity to argue in front of sitting judges during competitions.
Alex is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D.
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., political science and economics


  • California
Legal Alerts Jul 31, 2019

City’s Ability to Keep Firearms Away From Dangerous Individuals Affirmed

Ninth Circuit Determines City Did Not Have to Return guns to Wife Because Husband Posed Threat

Authored Articles & Publications Feb 08, 2019

Open Secrets: Police Records and the PRA

BB&K’s Christine Wood and Alexander Brand Go In-Depth on SB 1421 in Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine

Legal Alerts Jan 29, 2019

SB 1421 Challenged in Courts, But Most California Public Agencies Must Still Produce Peace Officer Records

Police Unions Obtain Temporary Restraining Orders to Stop Record Disclosures

Authored Articles & Publications Dec 04, 2018

Public Comment Time Limit OK'd by Court

Alexander Brand Discusses California Appellate Court Ruling in PublicCEO

Authored Articles & Publications Oct 24, 2018

Lessons From History: Protecting Artists and Art Owners from Losing Their Art

BB&K Attorneys Cathy Ta and Alexander Brand Write in Riverside Lawyer Magazine

Legal Alerts Sep 20, 2018

Public Entities Can Limit Public Comment Speaking Time at Meetings

California Appellate Court Finds Limit Did Not Violate Brown Act or First Amendment

Authored Articles & Publications Jul 27, 2018

Bankruptcy Attorneys and Free Speech

Cathy Ta and Alexander Brand Explore the Lines in Riverside Lawyer Magazine

Legal Alerts Jun 21, 2018

When is an Employer Responsible for Accidents on Employees’ Commutes?

California Court of Appeal Reverses $14 million Judgment Against Employer Because Employee’s Vehicle was Not Required at Work on the Day of the Accident

Authored Articles & Publications May 23, 2018

Sexual Harassment Civil Judgments in Bankruptcy

BB&K Attorneys Cathy Ta and Alexander Brand Write in Riverside Lawyer Magazine

Legal Alerts Feb 28, 2018

Party-by-Party Analysis Adopted for Anti-SLAPP Motions to Dismiss

California Court of Appeal Applies Anti-SLAPP Statute to Some Causes of Action and City Defendants

Legal Alerts Dec 05, 2017

Government Actions are Not Protected Speech Under California Anti-SLAPP Law

Appellate Opinion Stems from Disputed Construction Permits

  • "Opinion Sets Proper Boundaries for Vicarious Liability," Daily Journal, June 26, 2018

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