Alexandra Harrison advises corporations, institutions, and individuals facing congressional investigations and appealing their claims in federal court.

Practice and Background

In connection with her practice, Ms. Harrison has represented clients in various stages of congressional investigations, including extensive document review and analysis, the preparation of witnesses in advance of congressional depositions, and related public messaging. Ms. Harrison has also advised clients preparing to appeal adverse labor and administrative decisions before federal courts of appeals.

Ms. Harrison served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Jennifer Walker Elrod of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and to the Honorable Allison H. Eid of the Colorado Supreme Court. She received her J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law where she served as the Editor in Chief for the Texas Review of Law and Politics, and for which she is now a member of the Steering Committee. She graduated magna cum laude from The Kings College in 2012, with a B.A. in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. While in law school, Ms. Harrison served as a legal intern for the Honorable Jerry E. Smith, as a Law Clerk for Senator John Cornyn’s Judiciary Committee office, and as Assistant Counsel to the Texas House Republican Caucus. She was a member of Akin Gump’s 2014 Summer Associate Class.

Representative Matters

Ms. Harrison’s engagements include representing:

  • An international pharmaceutical company in internal investigations pertaining to possible antitrust issues
  • Individual civil servants in the midst of an intergovernmental investigation
  • A national employer against its labor union before the U.S. Fifth Circuit; Court affirmed judgment for our client
  • Pro bono representation of a nonprofit in its likely appeal of an administrative agency regulation to the D.C. Circuit

Community Involvement

Ms. Harrison’s community, civic, and charitable activities include:

  • Texas Review of Law and Politics Steering Committee,
  • The Federalist Society DC Young Lawyers Chapter Steering Committe

Awards & Accolades

  • John Marshall Fellow (2016)
Licensed to practice in Colorado and Texas only and under the supervision of the partners of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. Application for admission to the District of Columbia Bar pending.