Alexander, Mary E.
Address: 44 Montgomery Street Suite 1303, San Francisco, CA 94104
Lawyer Firm: Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C.
|Areas of Practice||Personal Injury — Plaintiff|
Most lawyers take on a case – a few take on a cause. Over the past 30 years, Mary Alexander has earned a national reputation for her work protecting consumer rights, winning the respect of clients and colleagues alike. A past president of both the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Consumer Attorneys of California, Mary’s career – both in and out of the courtroom – has focused on one thing: ensuring that those who have been harmed by the negligent, preventable actions of others get their day in court – and get the answers, and justice, they deserve.
In the process, Mary has built a notable record of success, both before juries and at the negotiation table. Some of the highlights include:
A $45 million verdict for a San Mateo victim, who had her neck broken, was paralyzed for life, and became a quadriplegic when her car was struck by a driver speeding through a red lightA $13.3 million verdict for a severely injured client in Hall v. Yosemite Park and Curry Company, in which faulty bicycle brakes triggered a crash resulting in quadriplegiaA $5.5 million settlement for a long haul trucker was run over by another trucker while outside of the cab of his rig safely locking and inspecting his load.A $4 million settlement in a San Francisco Municipal Railway accident, Landsverk v. CCSFA $4 million settlement in a pedestrian accident, Ruszak v. State Farm
But it’s not just the results that have made Mary one of California’s most sought-after trial attorneys. It’s also a unique combination of capabilities and compassion that few lawyers can bring to their cases – or their clients. A scientist before she studied law, Mary leverages her technical background in every matter she takes on, and is well known for her ability to explain complicated theories to juries – and for using high-tech courtroom exhibits that help make difficult points easy to comprehend. She’s taken on cases other lawyers won’t, or can’t – such as child sex abuse cases – and assisted clients from all walks of life. Because someone who has been harmed is someone who should be helped.
Along the way, Mary, a graduate of Santa Clara University Law School, has been recognized repeatedly by her peers, and the press, for her work. Her awards and honors include:
Named one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s "Top 10 Trial Attorneys" by the San Francisco ChronicleNamed a Northern California Super Lawyer in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010Recognized as one of the Top 30 Women Litigators in 2002 and Top 50 Women Litigators in 2003 and 2004 by the California Daily JournalRepeatedly named one of the "100 Most Influential Attorneys in California" by the California Daily JournalPast editor-in-chief of Forum, a publication of the Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaAmerican Board of Trial Advocates, 1997
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