Alexandra A. Mitropoulos

Allie is a motivated, determined, and responsible attorney with a passion for learning that extends to all of her endeavors. She listens to her clients’ needs, goals, and missions to work with them to tackle any issue.


Alexandra A. Mitropoulos (“Allie”) advises and represents colleges, universities and other nonprofits on policy, compliance, and risk management issues. Allie has particular experience in the areas of campus safety and security, Title IX, the Clery Act, employment based immigration, state, federal and international data privacy regulations, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), student affairs, faculty misconduct, and complex contracts. She defends colleges and universities in an array of litigation matters in both state and federal court and conducts investigations regarding policy violations and harassment based on sex, race, and disability. In addition, Allie provides advice on policies and procedures, and conducts training.

Allie’s practice also includes advising businesses and nonprofits on a variety of employment matters affecting not only their day-to-day operations but also their long-term business objectives.  Allie works on a wide range of cases and issues, including pay equity, privacy laws, anti-discrimination statutes, contracts, and employment policies and practices.

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2015
  • United States District Court, Massachusetts, 2019


  • Boston College Law School, J.D., 2015
  • Boston College Lynch School of Education, Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration, 2015
  • Boston College, Bachelor of Arts in English, 2012


Prior to joining the HRW Team, Allie was an associate at Anderson & Kreiger LLP where she represented sophisticated private and public sector clients.

As a dual degree student at Boston College Law School and the Boston College Lynch School of Education, Allie served as a law clerk in the Office of General Counsel at Northeastern University and as a legal intern in the Region One office of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. She also interned in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston, served as a teaching assistant in the Education Law and Public Policy course, and served as the President of the student group responsible for organizing BC Law’s internal and external advocacy competitions. Upon graduation, Allie received William J. O’Keefe Award for outstanding service and contributions to the community.

Publications & Appearances

  • Presenter, “Emerging Issues in Title IX Compliance, Investigations, and Litigation,” MCLE New England, June 2020
  • Speaker, “Down the Rabbit Hole: Entering the World of Student Mental Health and Threat Assessment,” NACUA Annual Conference, June 2019
  • Moderator, “Employment Law Update,” Boston Bar Association College & University Section, May 2019
  • Moderator, “Advanced Issues in Faculty Start-Ups,” NACUA CLE Workshop, November 2018
  • Presented on Issues and Strategies for Women Entering Law, focusing on the Impact of the #MeToo Movement, WBA of MA, April 2018
  • Presenter, “Women to Women,” WBA of MA, March 2018
  • Presenter, “The Opioid Epidemic: Our Business and Workplace,” Chambers of Commerce of Revere, Chelsea, and Winthrop, February 2018
  • Presenter, “The Massachusetts Pay Equity Act: Strategies for Higher Education,” Boston Bar Association, February 2018


  • Treasurer, Women’s Bar Association
  • Member, Boston Bar Association
    –College and University Section Committee Member
    –Senior Associate Forum Steering Committee Member
  • Member, National Association of College and University Attorneys
    –Annual Conference Planning Committee Member


  • Recognized in Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, 2021-2022
  • Named a Massachusetts Rising Star by Super Lawyers, 2020

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