Alexander E. Shakiba

Data Scientist Manager


Alexander E. Shakiba is the firm’s lead internal data scientist where he focuses on leveraging advanced analytics and machine learning to deliver actionable insight from data. Alex frequently works with attorneys to identify unique client needs and delivers custom technology solutions in solving complex data challenges.

Prior to joining Drinker Biddle, Alex worked as a Data Scientist where he applied text analytics, optical character recognition, and predictive analytics in both finance and government with a big four consulting firm.

Additionally, Alex is a Major in the Marine Corps Reserves where he currently serves as an Intelligence Officer. He has been a member of the Marines since 2009 where he spent six years on active duty with multiple overseas deployments.



  • Georgia Institute of Technology, M.S., Computational Analytics, 2020
  • American University, M.A., International Relations, 2015
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., Political Science, 2006

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