Alexandra C. Boudreau

Alex Boudreau has a diverse litigation practice with an emphasis on securities litigation and investigation and complex commercial litigation. She has represented public companies and their officers and directors in federal securities litigation and enforcement matters, including securities fraud class actions, derivative litigation, and SEC, DOJ, and other governmental regulatory investigations.

Ms. Boudreau has experience working on a variety of other litigation matters, including intellectual property litigation and has represented public companies in the financial services, technology, renewable energy, and manufacturing sectors. She has experience handling all phases of litigation, including written discovery, depositions, trial and appeals.

Ms. Boudreau also served as a Special Assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County. While in that position, she tried a variety of criminal matters to both juries and judges and argued numerous evidentiary motions.  


In her spare time, Ms. Boudreau trains for and runs marathons and half marathons, including the Bay State Marathon, the Providence Marathon and the New Bedford Half Marathon.

Professional Activities

Ms. Boudreau is admitted to practice before the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, the Massachusetts Federal District Court and the Federal Circuit.


  • Ms. Boudreau been an active member of various teams at WilmerHale that have:

    • represented a bank holding company in various government investigations concerning foreign exchange pricing;
    • represented various companies in class action litigation concerning alleged securities fraud;
    • represented a wind turbine manufacturer through trial and on appeal to the Federal Circuit in an inventorship dispute with a former employee; and
    • successfully defended a medical device manufacturer in an appeal to the Federal Circuit, which ultimately affirmed the District Court's grant of judgment as a matter of law.


Ms. Boudreau was named a "Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star" for securities litigation in 2016–2019.

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  • Education

    • Harvard Business School Online

      Credential of Readiness (CORe), Business Analytics, Financial Accounting, Economics for Managers, 2016

    • JD, Boston College Law School, 2010

      cum laude Senior Articles Editor, Third World Law Journal, Intellectual Property Moot Court Team
    • BA, Law, University of Chicago, 2005

      with honors
  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts