When large or small employers need litigation help, they come to attorney Alexandria Ordway for her tenacity and experience. She advises employers on all stages of litigation, from complaint to judgment.

Clients seek her assistance in defending them against discrimination, retaliation, disability rights, whistleblower, wage and hour, and employee misclassification claims and in disputes under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, the California Family Rights Act, and the Private Attorneys General Act. She also represents employers in breach-of-contract and trade secret actions, while working to prevent such issues by drafting strong, enforceable employment contracts and separation agreements.

During law school, Alexandria participated in a legal internship in the Organized Crime Division at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston, at Massachusetts Advocates for Children, and in Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic. Before law school, she served as a court intern at the Los Angeles Superior Court.

Focus Areas


  • Represented a technology company in an action brought against a former employee for breach of a separation agreement and misappropriation of trade secrets.
  • Defended a film producer in an action brought by a former childcare provider alleging a breach of employment contract and wage violations.
  • Successfully secured dismissal on a demurrer of whistleblower and intentional infliction of emotional distress claims brought against a health care provider.
  • Successfully represented a credit reporting agency in putative class action / single-plaintiff matters.
  • Served as lead trial counsel in immigration court in a pro bono matter on behalf of an unaccompanied Guatemalan child for whom Alexandria successfully obtained asylum.



  • Harvard Law School (J.D., 2015)
    • Senior Editor, Harvard Negotiation Law Review
    • Legal Intern, Human Rights Clinic
  • Stanford University (B.A., with distinction, 2010)
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Harvard Law School Association of Los Angeles


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