Alex Cobey leads Cognosante’s legal department and its supporting units, including the contracts, compliance, ethics and privacy/security functions.
Before joining Cognosante, Alex was a partner at the law firm of Hogan Lovells, where he spent almost twenty years in the corporate department. While in private practice, Alex led over 50 public and private merger and acquisition transactions, representing companies seeking growth through strategic acquisition, as well as private equity funds looking to build their portfolios. He was also extensively involved in the firm’s recruitment and pro bono efforts. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Alex served as a law clerk for the Honorable James Turk, U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Virginia.
Alex received a Bachelor of Arts, with distinction, from the University of Virginia as well as a Juris Doctor, also from the University of Virginia. He is licensed to practice law in Virginia.