Mr. Cavanaugh concentrates his practice in commercial litigation.

He has experience defending and prosecuting business litigation cases involving contract disputes, automotive supply controversies, construction disputes, sales representative commission claims, patent infringement claims, non-competition covenants, misappropriation of trade secrets, and tortious interference and other business torts.

Mr. Cavanaugh received his B.A. from Michigan State University and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Detroit Mercy.  While in law school, he served as an Associate Editor of the University of Detroit Mercy Law Review and was elected to the Executive Board of the University of Detroit Mercy Moot Court Board of Advocates.
Mr. Cavanaugh was admitted to the Michigan Bar and the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan in 2012.  He was admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in 2015.
  • Practice Areas

  • Education

    • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 2012
      • J.D., cum laude
    • Michigan State University - Eli Broad College of Business, 2008
      • B.A.
  • Admissions

    • Michigan, 2012
    • U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit, 2015
    • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Michigan, 2012
  • Professional Accomplishments

    • Dean's Honor Society for Outstanding Academic Achievement, 2010-2012
    • Presidential Scholarship Recipient, 2011
    • John W. Wolf, Jr. Dean's Scholarship Recipient, 2010
    • Dean's Honor Society Scholarship Recipient, 2010

Alex G. Cavanaugh

450 West Fourth Street
Royal Oak, MI 48067-2557
Office: (248) 723-0492
Cell: (248) 752-2938
Fax: (248) 645-1568