Mario Alvite has been with the Firm since 2018. Mr. Alvite plays a key role in new case development by analyzing opportunities for recovery for injured investors and shareholders, including the viability of claims that may be advanced in securities fraud, derivative, and corporate governance-related actions. Mr. Alvite assembles and assesses information that helps support the theories behind Saxena White’s litigation efforts, and he assists with formulating complaints and lead plaintiff motions. He also is an important member of the Firm’s client services team, for which he protects the financial interests of our clients by advising them on settlement matters.
In his work, Mr. Alvite draws on over ten years of experience in e-discovery and project management in the corporate litigation, transactional, and regulatory areas. During his time at Saxena White, Mr. Alvite served on the litigation teams that successfully prosecuted securities fraud class actions and shareholder derivative actions involving Wells Fargo ($240 million settlement, among the largest derivative recoveries ever achieved in the United States), Wilmington Trust ($210 million settlement and one of the largest securities class action settlements of 2018), FirstEnergy Corp. ($180 million settlement), and Rayonier Inc. ($73 million settlement).
Mr. Alvite has been recognized as a “Top Lawyer” by Palm Beach Illustrated for the past three years. He has also served on Saxena White’s Diversity and Social Responsibility Committee since 2019. In 2023, Mr. Alvite co-authored the article The Supreme Court Considers Whether Innovation in Direct Securities Listings Can Coexist with Long-Standing Investor Protections published in the American Bar Association’s Class Actions and Derivative Suits Committee’s Newsletter. In 2021, Mr. Alvite authored the article ESG, Diversity, Enforcement – Turning the Page on Securities Regulation published in Saxena White’s newsletter.
Mr. Alvite received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Florida International University in 2001. He later earned his Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University in 2004.