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Lexi D. Bond

Associate
+1.312.807.4238
Fax +1.312.827.1255

Alexandria (Lexi) Bond focuses her practice on commercial litigation, including the representation of clients in contractual disputes, business torts, false advertising and unfair competition claims, consumer complaints, and investment company and securities litigation. Her investment company litigation experience includes representing investment advisers and independent trustees in class actions, derivative lawsuits, and actions brought pursuant to Section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940. Ms. Bond also practices in the areas of regulatory compliance, internal investigations, employment disputes, and international arbitrations.

Ms. Bond’s pro bono experience includes representing clients in civil rights actions filed under Section 1983, guardianship and family court proceedings, employment discrimination actions, immigration and asylum matters, clemency petitions, and cyber civil rights actions.

Professional Background

Ms. Bond was a summer associate at K&L Gates in 2013. During law school, she worked as a student attorney at the University of Michigan Innocence Clinic where she investigated claims and filed motions to overturn erroneous judgments on behalf of innocent prisoners.

Achievements

While in law school Ms. Bond received the Certificate of Merit in Criminal Procedure, the Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Student Award, and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for demonstrated ability in courtroom advocacy.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
  • Cyber Civil Rights Legal Project
  • National Immigrant Justice Center (Volunteer)
  • Associate Board for the Field Museum (Board Member)
  • Defended registered investment adviser in lawsuit brought pursuant to Section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 in which the plaintiff alleged that advisory fees were excessive.
  • Represented corporations in noncompete, nonsolicitation, and trade secret misappropriation litigation.
  • Represented corporations in false advertising and unfair competition litigation.
  • Represented businesses in licensing disputes before various state and administrative agencies.
  • Represented a publicly traded company in shareholder derivative and putative securities class action lawsuit.
  • Represented corporations in the negotiation of settlement of contractual disputes.
  • Represented public University in breach of contract claim involving University-developed technology.
  • Represented international pharmaceutical company in federal antitrust class action litigation.
  • Represented securities and commodity traders in disciplinary matters brought by their regulators.
  • Represented individuals who had been served with subpoenas to testify before federal trial and grand juries.
  • Assisted in drafting anti-corruption policies for an international provider of financial services.
  • Counseled technology company on compliance with federal law in Reduction in Force decisions.
  • Conducted internal investigation for technology start-up company and advised client on regulatory matters.
  • Pro bono experience includes representing clients in civil rights actions filed under Section 1983, guardianship and family court proceedings, employment discrimination actions, immigration and asylum matters, federal criminal defense, post-conviction relief, and cyber civil rights actions.