Labor and employment
Allegra Lawrence-Hardy uses creativity and results-oriented strategic analysis to develop legal solutions that work for her clients. Allegra works with her clients to resolve high-profile, high-stakes complex commercial litigation and labor and employment matters. 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, strategically guiding clients through crisis situations, and finding creative solutions. Allegra 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 as well as a thought leader and quotable source in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Law360, The American Lawyer, and numerous other publications.
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 on excellence and accomplishments in litigation, trial work, and superior ethical reputation.
Allegra has been recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers, repeatedly named to The Best Lawyers in America and regularly included in the National Law Journal “Women Leaders in Law,” Georgia Trend “Legal Elite,” Atlanta Magazine “Super Lawyers,” “Top 100 Georgia Super Lawyers,” and “Top 50 Female Georgia Super Lawyers.” She was selected for inclusion in The National Black Lawyers “Top 100” and named to the “Rainmakers” list by Diversity & the Bar.
Allegra is a graduate of Yale Law School. She received her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Spelman College. She was a law clerk for the Honorable Susan H. Black of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Lawrence & Bundy is a boutique commercial litigation law firm. The firm leverages its authentic diversity and combines the sophistication, depth, and rigor of a large law firm with nimble and agile client service. At the foundation of the firm’s success is its deep investment in attorney-client relationships. Lawrence & Bundy dedicates extensive time and resources to understanding each client’s problems and addressing challenges with real-world solutions. With offices in Atlanta, GA, Washington, D.C., and Maryland, the firm represents an array of sophisticated entities and individuals across a wide spectrum of industries throughout the country.
Updated July 2023