Alexander Beehler concentrates his practice in medical negligence, product liability and other tort liability actions. Clients rely on his problem-solving abilities to analyze their cases and pinpoint unique challenges and solutions. Alex uses strong legal writing skills, coupled with trial and appellate experience, to craft solutions that work for the benefit of his clients.
Prior to joining Foran Glennon, Alex worked as an associate at a prominent Chicago litigation firm where he gained valued experience in the Illinois court system. He also formerly served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable James P. Flannery Jr., the presiding judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County’s Law Division, along with the division’s Judges Margaret A. Brennan, Clare E. McWilliams, and Thomas R. Mulroy on an interim basis.
Alex is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and served as co-chair of the Young Lawyers’ Tort Litigation Committee.
Alex moonlights as a professional soccer referee across the nation. He referees in the United Soccer League and National Women’s Soccer League. He also referees in the NCAA for the Big Ten, Horizon, MAC, MVC and Summit conferences.
Alex earned his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2016 after receiving his B.A. from Cornell College in 2013.
While attending law school, Alex served as an editor of the Seventh Circuit Review and a teaching assistant for legal research and writing. He was a member of Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Moot Court Honor Society and was rated the third best overall advocate at the 2015 McGee Civil Rights National Championship, where his team also won the competition. He led his team to the quarterfinals of the 2016 Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship.
Alex is authorized to practice in Illinois and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Publications & Presentations
Alex frequently participates in speaking engagements at the Chicago Bar Association and Chicago-Kent College of Law. His publications include:
- “Zayed v. Clark Manor: Is the First District ‘Split’ Really A Split?” IDC Quarterly, 2020.
- “A Final Nail in the Coffin?: The End of Dismissals Under Hudson v. City of Chicago,” IDC Quarterly, 2019.
- “Another Chink in the Armor: The Illinois Supreme Court’s Sienna Court Decision Narrows the Applicability of Breach of Implied Warranty of Habitability Claims,” IDC Quarterly, 2019.
- “Two Birds, One Stone: Decision Addresses Standards for Good Faith Findings and Common-Interest Exception,” IDC Quarterly, 2019.
- “The Voluntary Dismissal: Getting it Right,” CBA Record, 2019.
- “Tetzlaff: Has the ‘Undue Hardship’ Test Become Undue?” 11 Seventh Circuit Review 116, 2016.