The Tension Podcast
#15 - Alex Harris and Redefining Faithfulness: The True Meaning of Doing Hard Things (Part 2)

#15 - Alex Harris and Redefining Faithfulness: The True Meaning of Doing Hard Things (Part 2)

Key Quotes:

  1. "Young people are capable of so much more than our society often expects or thinks."

  2. "Faithfulness is not perfection. Faithfulness is perseverance."

  3. "Christ's heart for us is that of one who is gentle and lowly, who is with us, who sympathizes, who comforts, who forgives, who loves."

  4. "Our idea of what a faithful or successful Christian life looks like can be so warped and twisted by an emphasis that focuses only on the things that anybody might look at."


About Alex

Alex Harris is a trial lawyer who handles a diverse array of high-stakes litigation matters, including mass tort, trade secrets, defamation, and complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts across the country. In recent years, Alex has served on trial teams for a trade secret jury trial for Hewlett Packard Enterprise related to automated testing software, a bench trial involving equitable claims for unjust enrichment and quantum meruit brought by the founder of a group of privately held oil and gas companies, and a public nuisance jury trial for Walgreens as part of nationwide litigation related to the distribution and sale of prescription opioid medications.

Alex has also handled multiple pro bono matters, including successfully representing an asylum seeker fleeing persecution and death threats by a Central American drug cartel and resolving claims for defamation arising in the professional gaming industry.

Alex graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was a recipient of the Sears Prize and served as Supreme Court Chair of the Harvard Law Review. After law school, Alex clerked for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court and the Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

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