Alex Van Dyke joined Kline & Specter after gaining experience at diverse law firms, including a plaintiffs firm in Los Angeles and a large defense firm in the nation’s capital.
Before joining the firm, Van Dyke was an associate at Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington, D.C. There he worked in a wide variety of endeavors -- from taking depositions and preparing witnesses in a mass tort case to litigating a felony arson case to handling consumer protection class actions to overseeing discovery and training of a team of discovery attorneys in a False Claims Act case.
After graduating Harvard Law School, Van Dyke was an associate at the Los Angeles plaintiffs firm of Dovel & Luner, where he also worked on a broad array of litigation, including those involving personal injury, wrongful death, antitrust, class actions, bankruptcy, false advertising and breach of contract.
Before earning his law degree, Van Dyke worked as a class action clerk for the firm of Nichols Kaster PLLP, which advocates for people on matters concerning issues such as illegal workplace conduct, wage theft, civil rights violations, consumer deceit and whistleblower cases.
A native of Minnesota, he also worked while an undergraduate at Georgetown University as an intern for U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, for whom he researched legislation regarding consumer rights and economic policy.
Van Dyke graduated Georgetown summa cum laude with a degree in international politics. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was senior editor of the Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law, student attorney for the Criminal Justice Institute and won the Dean’s Scholar Prizes in constitutional law, legal research and writing, contracts and patent trial advocacy.\
Alex Van Dyke In The News
Here’s How to Reform Social Media, by Shanin Specter and Alex Van Dyke, Smerconish.com, 12/15/23