Alex is a founding shareholder of the San Jose law firm of Willoughby, Stuart & Bening, Inc., specializing in commercial insurance coverage and bad faith litigation. He also practices in the areas of business, real estate and construction litigation. He has been recognized for his insurance and business expertise by Best Lawyers in America, which awarded him "Lawyer of the Year" for insurance law in 2013. Alex joined the Board of Cancer CAREpoint in 2011, after serving on a variety of boards and commissions in Santa Clara County. He is a past chair of the San Jose Arts Commission, San Jose Urban Design Review Board, and San Jose Elections Commission. Alex is married to his college sweetheart, Beverly, and has two adult children, Allison and Scott. In his spare time, he runs, skis, rides a mountain bike, fly fishes and cheers on the San Jose Sharks.