Alexis Burgess is an associate in the firm's Labor & Employment and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups.
In General. Alexis has experience representing clients in a wide variety of civil and commercial litigation, including cases involving defamation, trademark infringement, environmental regulatory compliance, pregnancy discrimination, disability discrimination, and common law business disputes.
Alexis received her B.A., magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of California, Los Angeles, with dual majors in business-economics and political science and a minor in classical civilization. She earned her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (“Boalt Hall”), where she was an associate editor of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, a member of the Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice, and a recipient of Boalt’s Law and Economics Fellowship. During law school, Alexis investigated employment discrimination claims at the San Francisco field office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and navigated law and policy issues facing the wine industry as an intern for the General Counsel of Wine Institute, a trade association representing California wineries and affiliates. Through her work as a research assistant, she also helped draft the nation’s first Wine Law textbook.