"U.S. Trial Firm of the Year" – 3 Consecutive Years (Benchmark; Law360)
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  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Alexis Blackmore represents clients in high-stakes commercial litigation with a focus on white collar investigations. She has experience in all stages of civil and criminal litigation and has successfully prevented indictments in government investigations, negotiated favorable settlements for clients, and prepared several cases for trial. 

Prior to joining Hueston Hennigan, Ms. Blackmore was a litigation associate at Williams & Connolly in Washington, D.C., where she defended clients against allegations of financial offenses and white collar crime involving investigations led by the DOJ, SEC, OFAC, and CFTC.

While at law school, Ms. Blackmore served as the chief production editor for the American Criminal Law Review. She also served as a legal extern for the Criminal Division of the DOJ and for the Enforcement Division of the SEC. She was a judicial intern for the Honorable Reggie B. Walton in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

*Ms. Blackmore is not yet admitted to practice in California.


Representing a former banking executive in DFPI and FRB proceedings.

Representing a publicly traded restaurant operator company in parallel SEC and DOJ investigations involving potential violations of tax and securities laws.

Represented a major international financial institution against a DOJ indictment alleging a sanctions evasion scheme that involved money laundering, bank fraud, and a conspiracy to defraud the United States. 

Represented a major international financial institution in a lawsuit alleging fraudulent conveyances in violation of the New York Debtor and Creditor Law and the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.

Successfully prevented litigation for an auditing company in an SEC investigation involving the adequacy of provided Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering audits. 

Successfully prevented litigation for an individual client in a DOJ and CFTC investigation involving allegations of wash trading.

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Represented a major national pharmacy against allegations of unlawful tying arrangements in violation of antitrust laws.

Represented a third-party administrator in a class action lawsuit alleging breach of contract relating to the 340B Drug Pricing Program.

Represented an insurance agency in a contract dispute with a celebrity involving the coverage of outside counsel. 

Represented a corporation and insurance company in two cases involving allegations of negligent supervision of an employee. 

Represented a pro bono client in two parallel civil and criminal cases involving the care of an elderly adult, arguing complex issues of court irregularity and privilege before the Appellate Court of Maryland and successfully negotiating a plea agreement with prosecutors that included her client’s immediate release from jail.