Shawn W. Alexander is an associate in the real estate department, focusing on tax credits and affordable housing. He has experience drafting and negotiating commercial leases, construction agreements, and working with local government and state and regulatory agencies regarding zoning and regulatory compliance.
Prior to joining the firm, Shawn served as a law clerk to the Hon. Laurie J Miller and Hon. Denise D. Reilly. In addition, he has served as counsel for a family owned and managed commercial shopping center, and as an Extern for the Hennepin County Examiner of Titles. Shawn earned his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law, magna cum laude, where he was also editor of the William Mitchell Law Review. He earned his B.A. from the University of Minnesota Duluth, magna cum laude, with a double major in Criminology and Foreign Studies.