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Education

University of California
Hastings College of Law J.D.
 

Brown University
A.M. Environmental Studies
 

University of Oregon
B.A. Public Policy and Environmental Studies
magna cum laude, phi beta kappa

Bar Admissions
California

Alexandra Foote represents small and start-up companies in general business matters. Her practice includes real estate leasing, corporate structure, seed round and initial company fundraising, trademarks, employee matters, and litigation in both state and federal courts.

Alexandra has had an ownership interest in multiple restaurants in the Bay Area and Los Angeles. She understands the hospitality business and the challenges that face small business owners from personal experience. In litigation she has worked on high-profile cases, including the first California megafire case representing the largest private landowner plaintiff.  She coordinated litigation involving the California Attorney General and the United States Department of Justice in that wildfire case. Her early legal career focused on catastrophic environmental cases. Her current focus is supporting entrepreneurs and local businesses in business matters, including recouping insurance coverage for business interruption and other losses due to COVID-19 and damages from the Dixie Fire. Alexandra grew up in Chico and Greenville and maintains a home and  law office in Downieville, California . The Dixie Fire burned away what was left of her family’s lands, businesses and home in Plumas County.


Practice Areas
  • Insurance Coverage

  • Commercial Leases

  • Trademarks

  • Employment Law and Counseling

  • Contracts and Commercial Transactions

  • Fundraising/Securities 


Representative Matters/Areas of Concentration
  • Insurance law

  • Wildfire Litigation

  • General Business 
     

Experience
  • Law Office of Alexandra Foote, P.C.

  • Wendel Rosen Black & Dean, LLP

  • Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
     

Speaking/Writing/Quoted
  • Quoted in The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Daily Journal

  • Profiled in Brown Alumni Magazine and published in Mealey’s Litigation Reports