Alejandra Salinas
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Boston College Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2015)

The University of Texas at Austin (B.B.A., Management, 2012)


Judicial Clerkship

Law Clerk to the Chief Judge Sidney R. Thomas, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2015-2016

Named one of Houston's 2017 "Top Women in Law" by The National Diversity Council, Alejandra Salinas represents both plaintiffs and defendants in all types of commercial litigation. She joined Susman Godfrey after clerking for Chief Judge Sidney R. Thomas on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Alejandra grew up in Laredo, Texas and is the daughter of a trial lawyer. In 2012, she addressed 20,000 delegates on the final night of the Democratic National Convention in a nationally televised speech. Alejandra is also the former National President of the College Democrats of America, the official youth outreach arm of the Democratic Party. She is the first Hispanic president in the organization’s 80-year history. Alejandra currently serves on the U.S. Department of State’s Speaker Program where she speaks to U.S. embassies around the world about the Latino community and national political parties. 



“Cleaning Up The Colonias: Municipal Annexation and the Texas Fracking Boom,” 42 Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review 163 (2015)