- J.D., University of Iowa College of Law, with distinction, 2013, Senior Articles Editor of The Journal of Corporation Law
- B.A., University of Virginia, with distinction, 2010, Associate News Editor of The Cavalier Daily
Alexandra Hemenway is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's San Francisco office.
Areas of Practice
Alexandra Hemenway represents employers in a broad range of labor and employment matters. She focuses her practice on representing and counseling employers in all areas of employment law, including matters involving claims for harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, wage and hour violations and whistleblower claims. Her practice focuses primarily on employment litigation in federal and state courts and proceedings before state and local administrative agencies. In addition, Ms. Hemenway counsels employers and human resources professionals in all aspects of employment law compliance and best practices, including through drafting, review and implementation of employment policies and procedures, employee handbooks, and wage and hour audits to prevent employment-related disputes before they arise.
Ms. Hemenway also has extensive experience in regards to labor law matters. She has participated and assisted employers during union negotiations, organizing campaigns and unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board.
While in law school, Ms. Hemenway gained experience in alternative dispute resolution, specifically in connection with the International Chamber of Commerce. She interned at a boutique law firm in Paris, France, where she counseled French and English clients regarding French employment law issues. She has had experience in corporate law, including securities regulation. She worked as senior articles editor on the Journal of Corporation Law where she revised a number of articles for publication covering issues such as the Dodd-Frank Act and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
“The NLRB and Social Media: Does the NLRB “Like” Employee Interests?” Journal of Corporation Law, 38 Iowa J. Corp. L. 607, Spring 2013