Alexandra LehmanSchill (Ali)

Associate

Columbus + 1.614.281.3864

Ali Schill focuses her practice on complex commercial matters, consumer fraud class actions, internal investigations, and products liability litigation defense. Ali brings a wide array of experience in civil matters arising under federal law to her practice.

Ali currently serves as lead defense counsel for one of the nation's major credit reporting agencies in cases brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and she also has represented clients in a variety of high-stakes litigation matters involving the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and government and internal corporate investigations. She was part of a team that secured a favorable resolution on behalf of Marathon Petroleum and Speedway in a significant consumer protection lawsuit brought by the Kentucky Attorney General and is currently defending multiple Fortune 500 companies facing nationwide class action lawsuits.

Ali maintains an active pro bono practice. As part of Jones Day's Laredo Project, she was a member of a team that secured a grant of asylum under U.S. immigration law for a woman who fled persecution in her home country. She also helped to secure the freedom of an individual who was wrongfully convicted of first-degree murder.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Ali served as a judicial law clerk in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Ali also previously worked at the Ohio Attorney General's Office and the School Employees Retirement System of Ohio, where she gained valuable experience in communications, media relations, and health care.

Experience

  • Pro bono client cleared of wrongful conviction and released from Michigan prisonJones Day represented George Clark, a man who was released from a Michigan State prison in April 2020, eighteen years after he was wrongfully convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life without parole.
  • Life sciences company resolves FCPA issues with DOJ and SECJones Day represented a publicly traded life sciences company in an internal investigation and resulting self-disclosure to the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") involving alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") violations arising out of the company's China operations.
  • Marathon Petroleum and Speedway successfully settle lawsuit alleging violations of Kentucky's price gouging statuteJones Day settled on favorable terms, and obtained dismissal of clients Marathon Petroleum Company and its affiliate, Speedway LLC, a lawsuit brought by the Kentucky Attorney General.
  • Manufacturer of bird food defends against putative class actionJones Day defended a manufacturer of bird food in a consolidated putative class action lawsuit alleging that the company sold bird food products that should not have been sold and seeking a refund of funds expended by consumers.
  • Hospital system conducts investigation of circumstances leading to criminal prosecution of employeeJones Day was retained by a multi-state health care system to conduct an investigation and advise the board regarding the practices of hospital staff and leadership regarding a sensitive issue that resulted in a criminal prosecution of an individual who worked at the hospital.
  • Company successfully obtains dismissal of TCPA "junk fax" class actionOn behalf of a company, Jones Day obtained the dismissal of a Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") class action.
  • Honduran woman obtains asylum in contested immigration caseJones Day represented pro bono a woman from Honduras in connection with the Firm’s Laredo Project.
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