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

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Alexandra Foote represents chefs, restaurants, and artisan and sustainable companies in general business matters. Her practice includes real estate leasing, corporate structure, fundraising, trademarks, employee matters, and litigation in both state and federal courts.

Alexandra has an ownership interest in multiple restaurants in the Bay Area and Los Angeles. She represents start-up companies like third wave coffee, artisan butchery, natural fragrance, and organic products. In litigation she worked on high-profile cases, including matters involving the California Attorney General and the United States Department of Justice. Her early legal career focused on catastrophic environmental cases such as the Exxon Valdez. Her current focus is supporting entrepreneurs and local businesses in organics and sustainable economics.

Practice Areas
  • Commercial Leases

  • Trademarks

  • Employment Law and Counseling

  • Contracts

  • Fundraising

  • Commercial Transactions

  • Litigation

Representative Matters / Areas of Concentration
  • Artisan food companies

  • Specialty retail

  • Law Office of Alexandra Foote

  • Wendel Rosen Black & Dean, LLP

  • Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

  • Quoted in The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Daily Journal

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

  • Guest Lecturer in Environmental Law at New College of California School of
    Law in San Francisco