Chen, Alexander C.



J.D., UCLA School of Law (1999)
Order of the Coif
Business Law Program
Editor-in-Chief: Pacific Basin Law Journal

B.A., Political Science, University of California, Berkeley (1996)


The State Bar of California State Bar No. 202941


Super Lawyers,
Southern California Rising Stars 2012, 2013

Chen, Alexander C.


Alexander (“Alex”) Chen is a Partner and currently co-chairs the Corporate and M&A department of Fortis LLP.

Mr. Chen’s practice focuses on general counsel services, with an emphasis on equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, entertainment transactions, corporate formations, joint ventures, corporate governance and business counseling, licensing and commercial agreements, international transactions, and other general corporate representation. Mr. Chen has represented a wide variety of companies ranging from start-ups to mature public companies in various industries including technology, retail and entertainment.

Prior to joining Fortis LLP, Mr. Chen practiced law with Fortis General Counsel, LLP and represented venture capital and private equity firms, commercial and investment banks and acted as general outside counsel to companies at all stages of development.  Mr. Chen has also worked in the Los Angeles offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, and in the Silicon Valley offices of Brobeck Phleger & Harrison LLP.

Mr. Chen holds a JD from UCLA School of Law, where he graduated with honors, and he acted as the Editor-in-Chief of the Pacific Basin Law Journal.  He also holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science from UC Berkeley. He is a member of the State Bar of California.

Representative Clients

Zealot Networks, Inc.
Stem, Inc.
The DGTL Group, LLC
Healthy Spot LLC
OralWise, Inc.
Just Fabulous, Inc.

Representative Matters

Represent Healthy Spot in equity financing transaction.
Represent Zealot Networks in venture debt investment by Breakwater Investment Management.
Represent ARToolworks in acquisition by DAQRI.
Represent Rezopia in acquisition by Sonata Software.
Represent Goglanian Bakeries in acquisition by Rich Products Corporation.