Alexandra Chopin is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Patton Boggs LLP, where she focuses her practice in commercial litigation, and in congressional and government agency investigations. Ms. Chopin formerly served as law clerk to the Honorable C. Lynwood Smith, Jr. (N.D. Alabama).
Ms. Chopin also is a member of the Patton Boggs Electronic Discovery Team, which provides strategic advice and detailed protocols to help clients meet the legal and technical challenges of preserving and producing electronically stored information when litigation is expected or ongoing. She has developed extensive proficiency in the management and discovery of companies’ ESI, and regularly counsels clients and other lawyers about these issues.
Ms. Chopin is a graduate of the Emory University School of Law, where she was the G. Conley Ingram Scholar and Executive Managing Editor of the Emory Law Journal. Before law school, Ms. Chopin worked on the press, advance and fundraising staffs for various federal and state political campaigns, including those of former Georgia Governor Zell Miller and U.S. Senator Richard J. Durbin, and for the University of Chicago.