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Alex L. Alexopoulos


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Alex L. Alexopoulos is an experienced trial lawyer committed to handling each case thoroughly and aggressively, while being responsive to his clients’ individual needs and concerns.  For over 25 years, he has worked to defend employers and professionals in federal and state court.  He has successfully handled appeals in the Michigan Supreme Court, the Michigan Court of Appeals, and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Alexopoulos works with clients to learn about the details of their business or situation to help them successfully achieve their particular goals.  His client base includes large corporations, as well as smaller businesses and individuals.  He has worked with a wide range of professional clients, from sole practitioners to mid-sized privately-owned firms.

He has aggressively defended his clients against complex legal claims, including:

  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Failure to Detect Embezzlement
  • Tax Advice Errors

Mr. Alexopoulos has extensive experience representing employers in defense of employment practices claims, including discrimination, retaliation, and FMLA claims.  With a strong background in accounting, Mr. Alexopoulos also has special expertise in defending professional liability claims brought against accounting professionals.

A strong academic foundation laid the groundwork for Mr. Alexopoulos’ successful legal career.  He attended Oakland University, graduating cum laude in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.  After successfully passing the CPA exam in 1986, Mr. Alexopoulos graduated magna cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law in 1987 with his Juris Doctor degree.  While attending law school, he served as law clerk to Honorable James S. Thorburn in the Oakland County Circuit Court.

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Accounting Malpractice
  • Legal Professional Liability
  • Appeals
  • General Liability


  • Oakland University, B.S. in Accounting cum laude, 1983
  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D. magma cum laude, 1987

Admitted to Practice:

  • All Michigan state courts
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Professional Memberships:

  • State Bar of Michigan, Member (Labor & Employment and Litigation section)
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Member
  • Hellenic Bar Association, Member
  • Michigan Judges Association, Assistant Treasurer (1988 – present)

Firm News

Thomas Schramm Promoted to Partner

The shareholders of the Starr, Butler, Alexopoulos & Stoner, PLLC voted to make Thomas A. Schramm a partner with the firm effective January 1, 2017.  Mr. Schramm joined the firm ...

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Starr to Speak at the ACI EPLI Conferenc

On January 26, 2017, Joseph A. Starr will participate in a panel discussion entitled: "The Fissured Workplace and the Expanding Scope of Joint Employer Liability: Crucial Considerations for Franchisors/Franchisees, the Continuing Fallout ...

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Targeted Legal Services - We concentrate on what we do well, perfecting our knowledge and skills to deliver unparalleled results in our areas of expertise. The attorneys at Starr, Butler, Alexopoulos & Stoner, PLLC focus upon employment and labor law, employment practices and professional liability claims, commercial disputes, and general liability claims.

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Starr, Butler, Alexopoulos & Stoner, PLLC
20700 Civic Center Drive
Suite 290
Southfield, MI 48076
Phone: 248-554-2700
Fax: 248-353-6440





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