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 Chen is a Partner and currently co-chairs the Corporate and M&A department of Fortis LLP.

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

Prior to co-founding Fortis LLP, Alex 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.  Alex 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.

Alex 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

  • Represented various medical practices in the sale to private equity firms
  • Represented various oral surgery practices in the sale to private equity firms
  • Represented Orange Logic in strategic growth investment from Bregal Sagemount
  • Represented Influencer Response in an acquisition by Acceleration Partners
  • Represented Easy Health in various equity financing transactions
  • Represented Healthy Spot in various equity financing transaction.
  • Represented Diamond Creek Capital as the lender in various credit facilities
  • Represented DI Overnite in acquisition of All Counties Courier.
  • Represented Nodus Technologies in acquisition by EVO Payments.
  • Represented Goglanian Bakeries in acquisition by Rich Products Corporation.