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Alex S. Aughtry
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Ms. Aughtry has a broad range of experience representing clients in commercial litigation disputes. In particular, Ms. Aughtry's practice focuses on advocating for investors in actions arising out of wrongdoing on the part of their advisors or other financial professionals. She has tried cases in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration proceedings before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the American Arbitration Association (AAA).

Ms. Aughtry received her law degree in 2016 from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, where she served as Publications Editor for the Journal of Energy Law and Resources. Prior to law school, she practiced as a social worker in several local non-profits, advocating for fair housing and food sustainability. In her spare time, Ms. Aughtry serves on the Younger Lawyers' Division Board of Directors for the Federal Bar Association's New Orleans Chapter, as well as Secretary for Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans' Young Professionals Board.

Areas Of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Securities Arbitration

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2016

Education

  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2016
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • D.C.L. - 2016
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • MSW - 2009
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Master of Social Work

Honors and Awards

  • 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member, 2016 to Present
  • Federal Bar Association - New Orleans Chapter, Younger Lawyers' Division Board Member, Committee Chair, 2017 to Present
  • New Orleans Bar Association, Member, 2016 to Present
  • Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, Young Professionals Board Member, Secretary , 2018 to Present
  • WISTA International, Member, 2017 to Present

Languages

  • English