Law Office of Alexis Haller
7960B Soquel Drive, #130
Aptos, California 95003
Since opening his law office in 2009, Alexis Haller has been representing governments, corporations and individuals in complex civil and criminal proceedings throughout the United States. Mr. Haller handles cases at all stages, from pre-litigation through certiorari petitions to the United States Supreme Court.
From 1999 to 2009, Alexis Haller was first an associate and then a name partner at one of San Francisco’s leading boutique law firms. While at the firm, Mr. Haller handled a wide range of civil and criminal matters in state and federal courts.
Over the course of his professional career, Mr. Haller has litigated the following representative matters:
- Dismissal under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (“FSIA”) of putative class action against foreign sovereign.
- Dismissal under FSIA of putative class action against foreign sovereign instrumentality.
- Dismissal under FSIA of multiple tort actions against foreign sovereign.
- Dismissal of legal action against foreign head of state pursuant to the doctrine of head-of-state immunity.
- Dismissal of legal action against foreign diplomatic agent.
- Dismissal under FSIA of RICO claim against foreign sovereign.
- Successful challenges to service of process upon foreign sovereign.
- Successful challenges to discovery against foreign sovereign, foreign sovereign instrumentality, foreign head of state and foreign officials.
- Successful protection of foreign citizen’s invocation of Fifth Amendment privilege under Hague Evidence Convention.
- Litigation of privilege issues under mutual legal assistance treaties (MLATs).
- Successful protection of a religious organization’s right to determine issues relating to religious status and religious doctrine.
- Grants of motions to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction.
- Successful challenges to criminal indictments.
- Grants of petitions for writ of habeas corpus.
- Successful challenges to evidence under the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Alexis Haller received his bachelor’s degree in history from Princeton University in 1995, where he graduated summa cum laude (highest honors). Mr. Haller received his juris doctor degree from Stanford Law School in 1998.
Mr. Haller is a member of the bars of California and the District of Columbia. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Ninth, Seventh, and Sixth Circuits. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Society of International Law, and the California Appellate Defense Counsel.
Alexis Haller is fluent in French.
Outside the Office
When he is not working, Mr. Haller enjoys spending time with his family, reading and hiking.