Allegra Lawrence-Hardy uses creativity and results-oriented strategic analysis to develop legal solutions that work for her clients. Allegra focuses her practice on Business and Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment, and Crisis Management. She has successfully defended Fortune 100 companies throughout the United States and abroad in numerous trials, arbitrations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Allegra is known for her skill in trying cases, negotiating complex settlements and finding creative solutions. Allegra also helps develop processes and tools for improving the efficiency and delivery of legal services.
Allegra often shares her deep litigation knowledge as a prolific author and sought-after speaker. While serving as chair of Sutherland’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, she developed Sutherland Scholars, a summer pre-law school “boot camp” offered at no cost for students from historically black colleges and universities.
Allegra was a law clerk for the Honorable Susan H. Black of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Allegra is a fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, which is an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society and represents less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishments in litigation, trial work and superior ethical reputation.