Alexandra Blankenburg credits competing as a varsity swimmer while at Vanderbilt University for her intense work ethic and unwavering self-discipline, both skills that allow her to be at the forefront of shaping change and making an impact on people’s lives.
Practicing in the firm’s Complex Litigation, Pharmaceutical Products, and Toxic Torts & Products Liability groups, she is a member of the firm’s team defending against serial litigation involving allegations of vision loss related to claimed exposure to an FDA-approved ophthalmology treatment. She is also a member of the firm’s team defending a major EPC contractor against alleged breach of contract, professional negligence, and fraud claims in Arkansas Circuit Court arising from a nearly $1 billion agrochemical plant relocation and expansion project.
Prior to joining the firm, Alexandra served for two years as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Judge Karoline Mehalchick of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania where, among other things, she aided in oral argument preparation and evaluation, drafting judicial opinions, trial proceedings, and in litigation-related issues including discovery matters.
Alexandra received her J.D. from Tulane University Law School, where she was a Student Attorney for the Tulane Civil Rights and Federal Practice Clinic and was Senior Managing Editor of The Sports Lawyers Journal. During law school she worked as a Legal Intern for the Nashville Metropolitan Government Legal Department and the preceding year at the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center, in Detroit, Michigan. Also, while in law school, Alexandra served as the head coach for the Forrest Crossing Swim Team.
Having received her B.A. from Vanderbilt University with a double major in Political Science and Communications Studies, Alexandra was on the Women’s Varsity Swim Team. In 2012, she proudly competed at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in the 200m Butterfly.
When she’s not head down on cases, Alexandra enjoys the opportunity to engage in pro bono work including representation of clients in cases involving the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) through the Tahirih Justice Center. She also enjoys running, spending time with her dog and cooking.
EducationTulane University Law School (J.D., May 2020) Vanderbilt University (B.A., 2017)
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