Senior Vice President
Alex H. Cherin currently serves as Senior Vice-President of Englander, Knabe & Allen where he heads the firm’s transportation and clean technology practices. Mr. Cherin has nearly two decades of experience in all levels of both the public and private sectors, most recently as a senior executive with the Port of Long Beach, the 5th largest container port in the world. While serving as the Port’s Managing Director of Trade and Operations, Alex helped shape and implement some of the most cutting-edge policy matters in the areas of international goods movement, regional transportation, infrastructure development and clean technology. Specific examples of Mr. Cherin’s work include the successful development of the Clean Trucks Program, oversight of the Middle Harbor Redevelopment project and the Long Beach Oil Tax ballot initiative. He also has briefed and advocated before decision makers at all levels of federal government including the US Trade Representative as well as Congressional members and staff on competitive issues including global trade forecasts, regional infrastructure projects and matters pending before the World Trade Organization.
A featured guest on CNN and Fox Business News, Mr. Cherin’s insights on trade, international business and public policy have been sought after and featured in the Wall Street Journal, The Economist and the Los Angeles Times.
Prior to his career in public service, Alex practiced law as a senior associate at the firm of Flynn, Delich & Wise, specializing in international trade and maritime law. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Loyola Law School.