Alex Gonzales previously served as the managing shareholder of Winstead's Austin office.
With more than 30 years of experience in the area, Alex represents insurance companies and other financial institutions in compliance and regulatory matters, including government enforcement actions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate financing, reinsurance and licensing. Alex's client base includes many of the nation's top insurance companies and financial institutions. He has represented insurers and acquiring parties in acquisitions and other corporate regulatory matters before insurance departments in Texas, New York, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Michigan and Arizona.
Alex is a former Associate Commissioner of Insurance (Legal and Compliance) at the Texas Department of Insurance. While at TDI, he developed the concept for and drafted the initial legislation for TDI's Insurance Fraud Bureau.
Alex was the 2002-2003 chair of the American Bar Association's 32,000-member Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. He has also served the State Bar of Texas and the Austin Bar Association in numerous leadership capacities. Alex was appointed by the Supreme Court of Texas as a member of the Board of Disciplinary Appeals from 1994 to 2000. He is the author of several law review articles and legal publications on insurance law, administrative law and professional ethics.
- Defense in Government Enforcement Actions
- Insurance Regulation
- Administrative Law