Alexander Baker was the founding partner of the MG+M Chicago office with the goal of meeting clients’ needs in Cook County and surrounding areas. Since its beginnings in 2019, the MG+M Chicago office has grown exponentially and continues to grow, helping clients with both litigation and transactional matters. Alexander concentrates his practice on complex civil litigation in a variety of areas, including in the defense of toxic torts and personal injury lawsuits, where he handles all phases of litigation from inception through trial in jurisdictions all over the country, including those considered to be the most dangerous for defendants.
Alexander is also a member of the firm’s maritime and trucking litigation groups, where his clients range from small businesses to national corporations in a variety of areas, including negligence, breach of contract, wrongful death and USCG administrative proceedings. In addition to handling litigation matters for his transportation clients, Alexander also provides counsel to businesses on transportation issues related to employment and safety through a review of businesses' safety compliance policies to protect his clients' interests. As an active member of the American Trucking Associations, he serves on the Insurance Task Force and Labor & Regulatory Policy Committees. He is also an active member of the Illinois Trucking Association, Wisconsin Motor Carriers’ Association and the Traffic Club of Chicago.
Outside of work, Alexander enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter where they reside in Oak Park, Illinois.