B.A., Reed College; J.D., Georgetown Law
Laura Alexander is the Vice President of Policy at the American Antitrust Institute (AAI). AAI is an independent, nonprofit organization that serves the public through research, education, advocacy on the benefits of competition and enforcement of the antitrust laws. As the Vice President of Policy, Laura researches, writes, and advocates on competition and antitrust issues, with a focus on healthcare, privacy, finance, real estate, and private litigation. Laura also serves as a member of the Antitrust Leadership Committee of the American Bar Association and as a Georgetown Law Scholar.
Prior to joining AAI in 2020, Laura was in private practice, most recently as a partner in the Antitrust Group at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll LLP. At Cohen Milstein, Laura represented individual and class plaintiffs in litigation and trials in antitrust, contracts, Fifth Amendment Takings, and other areas. Laura joined Cohen Milstein from Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where she represented corporate clients in a wide range of litigation matters, including antitrust, breach of contract, arbitration, bankruptcy, and torts. Laura received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Reed College in 2002. She received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 2007. Following law school, Laura clerked for the Honorable M. Margaret McKeown on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.