Alex M. Moskowitz


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Bar Admissions:

Tennessee (2015)
U.S. Virgin Islands; District Court of the Virgin Islands; Third Circuit Court of Appeals (2007)
Illinois; Northern District of Illinois (2003)


University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, Juris Doctor (2003)
The University of Arizona, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (1998)
Member of Law Review Executive Board


Banking and Litigation

Alex M. Moskowitz joined Dudley Newman Feuerzeig, LLP in 2011 as a litigation Associate and became a Partner in 2017. Mr. Moskowitz is currently the head of the Litigation department at the firm and manages ten of the best litigators in the Territory.

Mr. Moskowitz grew up in Queens, New York and received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Arizona where he obtained a dual minor in Business Administration and Middle Eastern Studies.  He continued his education at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law and received a Juris Doctor in 2003 with honors.  He was also a member of the Law Review and became an Executive Board Editor.

Subsequent to graduating from Law School, Mr. Moskowitz focused his efforts on contract litigation and debt financing where he tried numerous bench and jury trials before the State Court of Illinois and the Northern District of Illinois.  He also acted as both Special Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago and Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois.

Mr. Moskowitz relocated to the U.S. Virgin Islands in 2006, where he has continued to try both criminal and civil cases before the Virgin Islands Superior Court, the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands, the District Court of the Virgin Islands and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Moskowitz regularly handles contract, employment, tort, and construction litigation. Some of his recent notable case are as follows:

  1. Grant v. Aptim Environmental and Infrastructure, Inc., et al., 2023 WL 2662487 (D. Virgin Islands) Won summary judgment for Aptim on personal injury claim arising out of an auto accident.
  2. In re: Hurricane Maria Contract Worker Cases, Superior Court Master Case No. SX-2021-MC-00040, successfully defended claims against prime contractor by employees of subcontractors for unfair labor practices, fraud and misrepresentation, breach of contract related to emergency home repairs after hurricanes Irma and Maria under the EHRVI and STEP I and STEP II FEMA programs.
  3. United States ex rel. Scionti Constr. Grp., LLC v. Aptim Env’t & Infrastructure, Inc., No. CV 2020-0034, 2021 WL 5145308, at *3 (D.V.I. Nov. 3, 2021). Won dismissal of Miller Act claim against general contractor by second tier subcontractor.
  4. Jahleejah Love Peace v. Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, 75 V.I. 284, 296, 2021 VI 15, (2021). Successfully defended against appeal of full defense trial verdict in favor of Banco Popular de Puerto Rico on multi-million dollar breach of contract, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty claims.
  5. Scotland v. Heavy Materials, LLC, No. 3:19-CV-00080, 2021 WL 864950, at *1 (D.V.I. Mar. 8, 2021). Secured dismissal of unfair labor practices claim against Heavy Materials based upon statute of limitations defense in 29 U.S.C. § 185.
  6. MRL Dev. I, LLC v. Whitecap Inv. Corp., 823 F.3d 195 (3d Cir. 2016). Consumer brought action in territorial court against lumber retailer, lumber wholesaler, and lumber treatment company, alleging that treated lumber that he had purchased for his deck had decayed prematurely, and asserting negligence, strict liability, warranty, and contract claims, as well as claims under Virgin Islands Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA). The District Court of the Virgin Islands entered summary judgment for defendant and the Consumer appealed. The Third Circuit affirmed the award of summary judgment.
  7. Cristobal v. Merchants Mkt., LLC, No. S.CT.CIV. 2017-0052, 2018 WL 3105452, at *1 (June 22, 2018). Defended against appeal of dismissal of wrongful discharge claim in the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands
  8. Cary Chapin et al. vs. Whitecap et al., Civil No. ST-2012-CV-0077, successfully defended against products liability claims of consumers of building materials alleging in excess of one billion dollars in damages.
  9. People of the Virgin Islands v. Nesbitt, ST-2014-CR-0065. Won criminal jury trial with full defense verdict alleging First Degree Murder, Second Degree Murder, and possession of unlicensed Firearm.
  10. In re Motor Fuel Temperature Sales Pracs. Litig., 867 F. Supp. 2d 1124, 1142 (D. Kan. 2012). Prevented summary judgment in Multi-District Litigation with respect to whether defendants’ act and/or practice of selling motor fuel at retail without disclosing or adjusting for temperature, and without disclosing the effect of temperature on motor fuel, is unconscionable.
  11. Banco Popular de Puerto Rico v. E. End Assocs. Ltd. P’ship, No. 10-CV-131, 2011 WL 13228472, at *3 (D.V.I. June 16, 2011). Foreclosed on large commercial property and granted appointment of a receiver.
  12. People of the Virgin Islands v. Czarnota, ST-2011-CR-00177. Won criminal jury trial with full defense verdict alleging DUI and negligent driving.
  13. Rojas v. Two/Morrow Ideas Enterprises, Inc., 53 V.I. 684, 699 (V.I. Supreme Court 2010). Appeal to VI Supreme Court reversing Trial Court Order finding settlement unconscionable, vacating disapproval of the mediated settlement agreement on behalf of minors and approving distribution plan.