Alexandra L. Lizano

Associate

Alexandra Lizano combines specialized knowledge of environmental law with close attention to detail to guide clients through an ever-changing legal and regulatory landscape.

Alexandra has a degree in Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning, which gives her an advanced understanding of natural sciences relevant to environmental matters. Prior to joining Downey Brand, Alexandra was a summer law clerk for the United States Department of Justice Environment and Natural Resources Division and a law student research fellow at the National Agricultural Law Center. These experiences contribute to her unique skillset to conduct precise legal research across a wide variety of environmental subjects.


Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Environmental Law Institute
  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Environmental Law Section
  • California Lawyers Association, Environmental Law Section
  • Sacramento Metro EDGE
  • Texas A&M Agriculture Law Society, President and Co-Founder, 2018-2020
  • Cal Aggie Alumni Association, Lifetime Member
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma, Active Alumna
  • Texas A&M Journal of Property Law, Executive Editor, 2019-2020

Honors & Rankings

  • Earned Texas A&M University School of Law concentrations in environmental and water law
  • Order of the Coif
  • National Order of the Scribes Award for Outstanding Legal Writing while in Law School, 2020
  • Texas A&M Journal of Property Law Awards for “Outstanding Editor of the Year,” “Aggie Law Distinction of Excellence,” and “Candidate’s Award,” 2020
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Scholarship Recipient, 2019
  • Dean’s List, 2017-2020
  • UC Davis College of Agriculture and Environmental Science Student Commencement Speaker, 2017
  • Assisted in counseling a client on funding options for groundwater remediation.
  • Assisted in counseling clients regarding the applicability of various environmental laws.
  • Assessed the scope of a settlement agreement to assist client with risk management.
  • Assisted arguing that California Insurance Code covered client’s environmental claim.

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Outside of the office, Alexandra practices yoga and cycling. She is originally from the East Bay and frequently returns home to visit with her family and enjoy the Mount Diablo area.


Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Environmental Law Institute
  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Environmental Law Section
  • California Lawyers Association, Environmental Law Section
  • Sacramento Metro EDGE
  • Texas A&M Agriculture Law Society, President and Co-Founder, 2018-2020
  • Cal Aggie Alumni Association, Lifetime Member
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma, Active Alumna
  • Texas A&M Journal of Property Law, Executive Editor, 2019-2020

Honors & Rankings

  • Earned Texas A&M University School of Law concentrations in environmental and water law
  • Order of the Coif
  • National Order of the Scribes Award for Outstanding Legal Writing while in Law School, 2020
  • Texas A&M Journal of Property Law Awards for “Outstanding Editor of the Year,” “Aggie Law Distinction of Excellence,” and “Candidate’s Award,” 2020
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Scholarship Recipient, 2019
  • Dean’s List, 2017-2020
  • UC Davis College of Agriculture and Environmental Science Student Commencement Speaker, 2017