Mary E. Alexander

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C.
 | 44 Montgomery Street, Suite 1303
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-966-0776
Fax: 415-433-5440
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C., Mary E. Alexander focuses on plaintiff's personal injury litigation from the firm's office in San Francisco, California. Representative cases include motor vehicle accidents, construction injuries, maritime claims, premises liability, medical malpractice, defective products and nursing home neglect.

After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa, Ms. Alexander received a Master of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley. She then pursued her legal education at the Santa Clara University School of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1982. Admitted to practice in California, Ms. Alexander is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Over the years, Ms. Alexander has earned the respect and admiration of her fellow professionals for her high level of skill and ethics. She has received an AV* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, and she has also received a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. A four-time winner of the American Association for Justice's Wiedemann & Wysocki Award, she has also received that organization's Distinguished Service Award and its Marie Lambert Award.

Ms. Alexander is actively involved in a number of different professional organizations. A former president of the American Association for Justice, she is a long-time member of The Bar Association of San Francisco and has served on that group's board of directors. Ms. Alexander is also a past president of Consumer Attorneys of California and has been a member of its board of governors. She continues to sit on the board of governors of the Western Trial Lawyers Association.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Personal Injury - Products (30%): Medical Devices

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%): Medical Malpractice

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019

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About Mary Alexander

Admitted: 1982, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.maryalexanderlaw.com/attorneys/mary-e-alexander/

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 100 Most Influential Lawyers in California -- Daily Journal, 2001 - 2003
  • Top 50 Women Litigators in 2003 and 2004 by the California Daily Journal
  • Named one of the San Francisco Bay Area's "Top 10 Trial Attorneys" by the San Francisco Chronicle
  • ABOTA Foundation Life Fellow, 2002
  • Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame, State Bar of California, Litigation Section
  • AAJ Minority Caucus Trailblazer Award, 2002
  • Outstanding State Delegate Award, 1993
  • AAJ Wiedemann Wysocki Award, 2000
  • Edward T. Pollack Award, Consumer Attorneys of California, 2004
  • Trench Soldier Award, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1994 - 1996
  • President Public Justice Award, 1996
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating, 1986
  • Daily Journal Top 50 Women Litigators, 2003
  • Daily Journal Top 30 Women Litigators, 2002
  • Repeatedly named one of the "100 Most Influential Attorneys in California" by the California Daily Journal
  • Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association Award of Appreciation, 1999
  • Named one of the San Francisco Bay Area's "Top 10 Trial Attorneys", San Francisco Chronicle
  • Top 50 Women Litigators, by the California Daily Journal, 2004
  • AAJ Distinguished Service Award, 2007
  • AAJ Women's Caucus Marie Lambert Award, 1996
  • Outstanding State Delegate Award, 1996
  • AAJ Wiedemann Wysocki Award, 2002
  • Marvin E. Lewis Award, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1998
  • Trench Soldier Award, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1996
  • Special Achievement Award, Santa Clara University School of Law, 2003
  • Lawdragon Top 500 Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in America, 2007
  • Middlesex County Bar Association Minuteman Award -- Special Guest of Honor, 2002
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year Award Themis Capital Corporation, 2001
  • Recognized as one of the Top 30 Women Litigators, 2002
  • Democratic Caucus of California State Assembly Award of Appreciation, 1996
  • ABA Pursuit of Justice Award, 2003
  • Repeatedly Named One of the "100 Most Influential Attorneys in California" by the California Daily Journal
  • AAJ Women's Trial Lawyer Caucus Special Recognition Award, 2006
  • AAJ New Lawyer's Division of AAJ Joe Tonahill Award, 1995
  • AAJ Wiedemann Wysocki Award, 1993
  • AAJ Wiedemann Wysocki Award, 2004
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1997
  • President's Award, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1991, 1994, 1995, 2002, 2004, 2005
  • Named by San Francisco Chronicle One of the Top Ten Trial Lawyers in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1990
  • US Action Leadership Award, 2003
  • Maryland. Trial Lawyers Association Award of Appreciation, 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Bar Association of San Francisco, 1984 - Present
  • President-Elect, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1995
  • Vice President, American Association for Justice, 2001
  • Member, Board of Governors, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1988 - 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1986
  • Parliamentarian, American Association for Justice, 1998
  • Board Member, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 1984 - 1999
  • Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame, State Bar of California Litigation Section, 2012
  • Chair, American Association for Justice, Membership Committee, 1994 - 1995
  • Member, Board of Governors, Western Trial Lawyers Association, 1995 - Present
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 1997 - Present
  • Secretary, AAJ Endowment, American Association for Justice, 2008
  • Member, San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Senior Counsel, College of Master Advocates and Barristers
  • Member, AAJ Leaders' Forum, 2002 - Present
  • President Elect, American Association for Justice, 2002
  • Parliamentarian, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1993
  • California, 1982
  • Treasurer, American Association for Justice, 1999
  • Board Member, National Center for State Courts, 2004 - Present
  • President, American Association of Justice, 2003
  • Chair, Council of Presidents, American Association for Justice, 1996 - 1997
  • Board of Governors, Public Justice, Member, 1995 - 1999
  • Member, American Bar Association, 1982 - Present
  • Secretary, AAJ Endowment, American Association for Justice, 2007
  • Member, Consumers Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Member, College of Master Advocates and Barristers
  • President, Roscoe Pound Institute, 2005
  • President, National Crimes Victims Association
  • Board Member, Bar Association of San Francisco, 2004 - 2007
  • Vice President, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1994
  • President, National Crime Victims Bar Association 2011-present
  • Secretary, American Association for Justice, 2000
  • Member, California Women Lawyers, 1982 - Present
  • President, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1996
  • Chair, State Delegates, American Association for Justice, 1996 - 1997
  • Member, Public Justice, 1982 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1982
  • Chair, PAC Task Force, American Association for Justice, 1995 - 1996
  • Member, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, 1997 - 1999
  • Member, National Board, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2005 - 2006
  • Member, Board of AAJ Endowment, American Association for Justice, 1998 - Present
  • Member, Board of Visitors, Santa Clara University School of Law

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Past Editor-in-Chief of Forum, Consumer Attorneys of California Publication

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • A $4 million settlement in a pedestrian accident, Ruszak v. State Farm
  • A $13.3 million verdict for a severely injured client in Hall v. Yosemite Park and Curry Company, in which faulty bicycle brakes triggered a crash resulting in quadriplegia
  • A $5.5 million settlement for a long haul trucker was run over by another trucker while outside of the cab of his rig safely locking and inspecting his load
  • A $4 million settlement in a San Francisco Municipal Railway accident, Landsverk v. CCSF
  • A $45 million verdict for a San Mateo victim,  who had her neck broken, was paralyzed for life, and became a quadriplegic when her car was struck by a driver speeding through a red light

Representative Clients:

  • Ruszak v. State Farm
  • Landsverk v. CCSF
  • Hall v. Yosemite Park
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Office Location for Mary E. Alexander

44 Montgomery Street
Suite 1303
San Francisco, CA 94104

Phone: 415-966-0776

Fax: 415-433-5440

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Last Updated: 10/11/2019

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