Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Cynthia L. Alexander, member partner in the Las Vegas office, has been reappointed by the Supreme Court of Nevada as a trustee of the Nevada Bar Foundation.
“I am honored to further serve this worthy organization, and am passionate about their mission to help people access justice and legal education programs,” said Alexander. The Nevada Bar Foundation serves as the charitable arm of the State Bar of Nevada. The organization supports access to justice programs in addition to managing the Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts (IOLTA) program, which makes annual grants to local organizations that provide direct legal services to the poor, to victims of domestic violence, and to children protected by or in need of protection of the juvenile court.
Alexander also serves as the chair of the Public Interest Law Community Advisory Board for the UNLV Boyd School of Law and on the board of directors of the Las Vegas Rescue Mission. She previously served on the board of directors of Nevada Public Radio, Rocky Mountain Innocence Center, and S.A.F.E. House, Inc. Earlier this year, Alexander was awarded the Peter Perlman Service Award by the Litigation Counsel of America, in which she is also a fellow, and in 2015 she was awarded the Medal of Justice by the Nevada State Bar.
Alexander is a business litigator at Dickinson Wright. Her practice is concentrated on representation of financial institutions, business entities and their corporate officers and directors, and land owners and developers. She has defended various financial institutions in disputes involving federal and state consumer protection statutes and various common law contract and tort, including lender liability claims in addition to assisting with loan workouts. She also handles real estate matters, such as title and escrow disputes, real estate contract and easement disputes and wrongful liens, along with a wide array of business disputes.
About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 400 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has seventeen offices, including Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and eight in other domestic offices in Austin, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville, Tenn. (2); Phoenix, AZ; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canada office is located in Toronto. The firm offers clients a distinctive combination of superb client service and exceptional quality. Dickinson Wright lawyers are known for delivering commercially-oriented advice on sophisticated transactions and have a remarkable record of wins in high-stakes litigation. Dickinson Wright lawyers are regularly cited by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations.