Alexandra L. Trujillo

Associate

Houston
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Overview

Allie Trujillo’s gift for communication and appreciation of other cultures gives her litigation practice a global reach. An anthropology major with a passion for travel, Allie’s research, writing and oral advocacy skills are being developed for a career in international dispute resolution.

Select Experience

  • Part of small team representing a U.S. e-waste recycling company in a $12 million ICC arbitration in Paris against an English counterparty.
  • Assisted in final hearing preparation for English client in $22.5 million ICC arbitration based on failed industrial project in Saudi Arabia, seated in England under English law.
  • Represented a Texas-based oil and gas company in a $70 million arbitration award confirmation and enforcement proceeding in the Southern District of Texas.
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Experience

  • Part of small team representing a U.S. e-waste recycling company in a $12 million ICC arbitration in Paris against an English counterparty.
  • Assisted in final hearing preparation for English client in $22.5 million ICC arbitration based on failed industrial project in Saudi Arabia, seated in England under English law.
  • Represented a Texas-based oil and gas company in a $70 million arbitration award confirmation and enforcement proceeding in the Southern District of Texas.
  • Provided support to trial team representing oil and gas drilling company that won $60 million jury verdict in Texas state court on counts of fraud, theft of trade secrets, conspiracy and breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Helped in Texas state court multi-district and federal litigation arising out of a nationally reported shootout, including work on third party subpoenas and dispositive motions.
  • Involved in Texas state court multi-district opioid litigation. Handled research, third-party discovery, and motions relating to third party fault.
  • Supported an enforcement proceeding for a U.S. oil services company that won a multi-million dollar ICC arbitration award against Colombian entities.
  • Assisted in service as liaison counsel in parallel Mexican and U.S. litigation for a premier banking advisory firm involved in a multi-million dollar dispute regarding the formation of a Real Estate Investment Trust in Mexico.
  • Member of a small team representing a major Mexican cement manufacturer in seeking U.S. discovery in order to trace and recover stolen assets.
  • Provided assistance to a Mexican labor union seeking U.S. discovery in order to trace and recover stolen assets.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Houston Bar Association (2018 to Present)
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association (2019 to Present)
  • Christian Legal Society, Houston Chapter (2017 to Present)
    • Board Member (2018 to Present)

Pro Bono

  • Assisted with preparation and teaching of an international arbitration class at the University of Houston Law Center.
  • Volunteer with Houston Bar Association Legal Lines.
  • Helped coach a moot court team with the University of Houston Law Center.
  • Drafted SAPCR petition in immigration case involving minors seeking special juvenile status.
  • Worked for seven months as pro bono legal assistant for Paz y Esperanza in Ecuador, aiding juvenile victims of sexual abuse.

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Vanessa Gilmore, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas: Judicial Intern (2016)
  • Houston Detained Immigration Court, part of the U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office of Immigration Review: Judicial Intern (2016)

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • Texas

Education

  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2018, magna cum laude; Houston Law Review, Senior Notes and Comments Editor; Order of the Coif; Order of the Barons; Order of the Barristers; Christian Legal Society, President; The Advocates at UHLC
  • B.A., Anthropology, Wheaton College, 2015, summa cum laude

Languages

  • Spanish