Alexandra Thompson (she/her/hers) serves as Assistant Counsel.
Prior to joining LDF, Alexandra was a Staff Attorney at the Center for Reproductive Rights (Center). Alexandra’s litigation work included cases challenging various abortion restrictions in the United States such as pre-viability abortion bans, and targeted regulations of abortion providers. She also worked to expand access to medication abortion care, and co-authored a commentary published in the journal Contraception titled “The Disproportionate Burdens of the Mifepristone REMS.” Before joining the Center, Alexandra was a litigation associate at two international law firms, representing clients in white collar and regulatory investigations and complex civil litigation. During her time in private practice, she actively participated in pro bono matters involving education adequacy, prisoners’ rights, and immigration.
Alexandra received her J.D. cum laude from Howard University School of Law, where she served as Senior Articles Editor for the Howard Law Journal. Alexandra received her B.A. in Anthropology, with honors, from the University of Michigan.