Alexander Baker is a native of the Chicago area. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2007 with a B.A. in Marketing. In 2011, he received his J.D. degree from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. While in law school, Alex took part in Southern Illinois University’s International Law Study Abroad Program in Ireland, traveling to several major European cities.
Alex was recently promoted within the firm and has taken over the day to day operations of MG+M’s Chicago office to meet client needs in Cook County, Illinois, and surrounding areas. Alex concentrates his practice on complex civil litigation, including the defense of toxic tort and personal injury lawsuits. As local counsel for companies involved in litigation over the use of asbestos products, Mr. Baker provides a range of services to his clients including extensive investigation work, motion practice, client reporting, and national litigation coordination.
Prior to joining the firm, Alex was an Assistant Public Defender in St. Clair County, Illinois. While there, he concentrated mainly in felony criminal defense and gained significant first chair jury trial experience, obtaining several not guilty verdicts.
Alex is a frequent participant in the firm's JDRF events. He is also an active member of the Illinois State Bar where he serves on the Young Lawyers Division Council and the Insurance Law Section Council. He is licensed to practice in Illinois, New York and New Jersey.
Alex resides with his wife in Chicago, Illinois.