Alexandria Ordway represents global companies in state and federal courts in complex commercial litigation involving a wide range of legal issues, including contract disputes, business torts, constitutional issues, and consumer class actions. She has experience in many aspects of litigation, including trial practice and preparation, case management, pretrial discovery and motions, briefing and motion practice, evaluation and preparation of witnesses, settlement negotiations, and depositions.
Alexandria also maintains a robust pro bono practice. As lead trial counsel, Alexandria successfully secured asylum relief on behalf of a Guatemalan unaccompanied child in Los Angeles Immigration Court. As lead counsel in a state court action, she successfully obtained a quiet title judgment on behalf of a property owner in Los Angeles Superior Court.
During law school, Alexandria provided pro bono legal services to parent and student clients regarding special education issues and to founders of start-up companies seeking legal advice on privacy and employment law issues. She also provided pro bono legal and advocacy support to an international nonprofit organization working on education issues in South Africa.
Before attending law school, Alexandria served as a psychology lab manager at Stanford University, where she conducted experiments and advised students on honors theses.
- Harvard University (J.D. 2015; Dean's Scholar Prize in Mediation course; Harvard Negotiation Law Review); Stanford University (B.A. in Psychology and American Studies with distinction 2010; Phi Beta Kappa; Honors in the School of Education)
- Intern: U.S. Attorney's Office, Organized Crime Unit, District of Massachusetts (Fall 2014) and Los Angeles Superior Court, Research & Planning and Community Outreach departments (Summer 2008 and 2009)