Alex Berengaut represents clients in high-stakes litigation, international arbitrations, and government enforcement proceedings. He has handled a range of arbitral proceedings and U.S. court litigation matters, including at trial, and has substantial experience in disputes involving cross-border issues.
Mr. Berengaut’s arbitration practice encompasses both investor-state and commercial disputes. Among other matters, Mr. Berengaut played a key role on the Covington team that prevailed in a high-profile arbitration against the Russian government related to the expropriation of the Yukos Oil Company. His arbitration practice spans a range of industries, including natural resources, high-tech, media, and life sciences.
Mr. Berengaut’s U.S. litigation practice focuses on multi-jurisdictional disputes for clients in the technology and financial services sectors. He currently represents several leading technology companies in litigation and compliance matters relating to electronic surveillance, cybersecurity, and data privacy.
Mr. Berengaut maintains an active pro bono practice, representing indigent criminal defendants in trial proceedings in state and federal court.