Business Consultant Alex Wathen Designated as Expert Blogger For

Alex Wathen, business consultant and bankruptcy attorney, will be featured as an expert blogger on with his blog series, “3rd Millennium Thinking Skills.”

Texas – September 7, 2011 Alex Wathen, business consultant and Board Certified Bankruptcy Attorney, has been selected as an expert blogger for  Alex’s blog will be a regular series on Fast Company’s Leadership page.  The blog features timely insights into the world of business growth, business law, marketing and bankruptcy law as it pertains to business.

Alex Wathen helps failing businesses and individuals turn their finances around.  He is also a prolific blogger who reports on celebrity bankruptcies and other issues of public importance.  He has been featured on CNN, FOX, CBS, and ABC and major daily newspapers such as the Houston Chronicle and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

As a business consultant Alex works primarily on marketing and efficiency of operations, and he also helps with public and governmental relations for businesses.  Twenty-First Century technology is the centerpiece of these strategies.  He helps businesses develop their online footprint and dominate the web.

According to their website, “Fast Company sets the agenda, charting the evolution of business through a unique focus on the most creative individuals sparking change in the marketplace. By uncovering best and ‘next’ practices, the magazine and website help a new breed of leader work smarter and more effectively.  Fast Company empowers innovators to challenge convention and create the future of business.”

Alex Wathen’s first blog post was titled “When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Allow Trade Credit.” You can read the full post at

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About Alex Wathen:

Alex has clients nationwide and has offices in Texas in Austin, Round Rock, San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas.  Although Alex represents a wide variety of clients and he has distinguished himself by reorganizing construction companies, home builders, retailers, real estate investors, trucking businesses, landlords, and food service businesses.  Alex was recently named Appellate Lawyer of the Week by the weekly newspaper Texas Lawyer.  He also stands out by representing family farmers in Chapter 12 Bankruptcy and by having a nationwide appellate practice with a special emphasis on bankruptcy appeals before a number of federal appeals courts and the United States Supreme Court.

Notable cases that Alex has fought on appeal include watershed cases on utility service in bankruptcy, employment non-discrimination rights of bankruptcy debtors, fighting racial discrimination in jury selection, fighting back against racial profiling, and preventing religious discrimination by the federal government.  Alex has the honor of being regularly appointed by federal appellate courts to represent pro bono indigent people with meritorious civil cases.

Alex, having practiced law since 1998, has been active in bar associations and is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars.  He is Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization where he also serves on the Bankruptcy Exam Commission.  Additionally he is the leading authority on appeals from Texas municipal courts of record.

Alex earned his law degree, Juris Doctor, from the University of Minnesota, his Bachelors degree from the University of Southern California, and his Masters Degree in Information Science from the University of North Texas.  He comes from a family of Catholic Kentucky Bourbon makers and some of his relatives still make Wathen’s Kentucky Bourbon in Owensboro, Kentucky.

He can be reached at (888) 305-1919 and

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