Alexandra K. LaFountain

Alexandra K. LaFountain

Senior Associate

Alexandra K. LaFountain

Senior Associate

Alex LaFountain assists clients on a wide array of litigation matters in state and federal court.

Alex’s practice involves complex litigation matters, class actions, employment disputes, appellate matters, and administrative claims.  She has assisted in successfully resolving lawsuits involving claims for breach of contract, fraud, unfair business practices, breach of fiduciary duty, and employment discrimination, among others.  Alex has experience in all phases of the litigation process, including pretrial pleading and motion practice, written discovery and depositions, expert discovery, and trial.  

Experience

  • Drafted successful plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment obtaining six figure award for client in breach of contract matter.
  • Represented numerous employers, including several family-owned businesses, before the California Labor Commissioner.  Obtained complete dismissal of plaintiff’s claims in each matter before the Labor Commissioner.
  • Assisted in the defense of municipal utility district against claims for dangerous condition of public property and breach of contract.  Member of three-person team that obtained complete defense verdict after two-week jury trial. 
  • Obtained temporary restraining order to prevent dissipation of trust assets in probate matter.
  • Drafted successful motion for reconsideration based upon newly discovered evidence in environmental matter.
  • Assisted in researching and drafting respondent’s brief in appeal currently before the California Supreme Court involving numerous issues of statutory interpretation.
  • Assist in all aspects of discovery and motion practice in numerous wage and hour class actions and other complex civil disputes

Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section
  • Sacramento CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), External Relations Committee
  • The Georgetown Law Journal, Staff Member, 2012-2013
  • The Georgetown Law Journal’s Annual Review of Criminal Procedure, Executive Editor, 2013-2014
  • Sacramento Metro EDGE

Honors And Rankings

  • Super Lawyers, Northern California Rising Star, Business Litigation, 2018-2019
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Georgetown Dean’s List
  • Law Fellow – Assistant Instructor for Legal Research and Writing, 2012-2013
  • Georgetown University Law Center Named Scholar, 2012-2014

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