Alexandra Harrison Gaiser helps clients navigate complex legal, political and reputational problems—from preliminary threat assessments through appeals in federal court. In connection with her practice, Ms. Gaiser has represented clients in various stages of congressional investigations, as well as in the political appointment process. She has assisted in multiple antitrust matters, both in anticipation of government investigation and in federal litigation against the Federal Trade Commission.
Ms. Gaiser also has a thriving pro bono practice that includes representing multiple D.C. prisoners at their parole hearings, representing domestic violence victims and representing a veteran’s claim for benefits on appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Ms. Gaiser 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; she now sits on the Steering Committee for the Review.
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. Gaiser 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.
- Ms. Gaiser’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
- pro bono representation of a veteran before the Federal Circuit
- political appointees being vetted for employment.
- 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 Committee
- J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 2015
- B.A., The King’s College, magna cum laude, 2012
- U.S.C.A., 5th Circuit
- Colorado Supreme Court
- District of Columbia
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