Alex Jurisch


  • location icon Seattle, WA
    1111 Third Avenue
    Suite 2700
    Seattle, WA 98101

Alex Jurisch is an associate in the Seattle office of Lewis Brisbois and is a member of the Insurance Law, Bad Faith, First Party Property, Insurance Coverage, and Complex Business & Commercial Litigation Practices.

Alex represents insureds and insurance companies at all stages of litigation in relation to many different lines of insurance, including general liability policies, excess liability policies, environmental pollution policies, and professional liability policies, among others. His experience includes litigating coverage issues, as well as extra-contractual claims, such as bad faith claims, Consumer Protection Act claims, and alleged violations of Washington's Insurance Fair Conduct Act. Alex also counsels insurance clients with regard to claims handling matters and complex coverage issues.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Alex worked as a research scientist at a biotech firm in southern California, assisting in vaccine research and development, stem cell research, and in vitro fertilization. His experience as a scientist helps him assist clients in patent and intellectual property matters.


  • "A Prescription for Biopharmaceutical Patents: A Cure for Inter Partes Review Ailments" Seattle University Law Review, Jan. 1, 2018
  • "High Yield Transient Protein Production in CHO Cells" BioProcess International (2015)
  • "Development of Chemically-Defined MDCK and VERO Culture Media for Cell-Based Vaccine Development and Manufacturing" Vaccine Technology V (2014)
  • "Rapid Chemically-Defined Feed Media Development to Improve Simulated Cell Culture Process" BioProcess International (2011)

Professional Presentations

"Rapid Development of a High-Producing CHO Transient Protein Production Method" Cell Culture Engineering XIV, (2014)


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Oregon
    • Washington
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • Other Admissions
    • United States Patent & Trademark Office


  • Seattle IP Inn of Court
  • Washington State Patent Law Association
  • Northwest Insurance Coverage Association

Awards & Honors

  • Super Lawyers - Rising Star 2024
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Evidence, Patent Law, UCC Sales


Seattle University School of Law

J.D. magna cum laude, 2017

Editor -Seattle University Law Review, President - IP Law Society

Biola University

B.S. Biological Science, 2009

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