Alexandra R. Hassell

Associate || Boston

Alexandra concentrates her practice counseling and representing employers involved in a broad range of labor and employment disputes. Specifically, Alexandra has a substantial amount of experience handling litigation matters involving discrimination, retaliation, interference, aiding and abetting and hostile work environment claims brought pursuant to state and federal laws.

Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Alexandra was the Chair of Appellate Practice at a civil litigation law firm in Boston representing public employers and public employees in complex lawsuits involving multiple parties in the areas of labor and employment law, civil rights, special education law, torts and administrative law in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels and administrative agency proceedings.

Alexandra has successfully briefed and/or argued matters before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

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  • J.D., Suffolk University School of Law, 2015
  • B.A., Northeastern University, 2009

Admittance to Practice

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

Professional Activities

  • Women’s Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association
  • 2015 - Diotte v. Consolidated Dev. Co., 2014 CarswellNB 410 (CAN. N.B.C.A.) (WL), 38 Suffolk Transnat’l L. Rev. 207 - "Nominal Damages Awarded to Plaintiff for Failure to Meet Commercial Contract Specifications"

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