Alexandra A. Roje is counsel in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins. Ms. Roje has practiced with the firm since 2000 and has extensive trial experience, specializing in insurance coverage, health care and general commercial litigation matters. Ms. Roje has represented policyholder clients in a wide variety of insurance coverage disputes involving directors’ and officers’ liability, product and environmental liability, employment practices liability, first-party property coverage (including business interruption matters), crime/fidelity coverage and insurance coverage matters in bankruptcy proceedings. Ms. Roje also represents various clients with respect to the insurance aspects of transactional matters including asset sales, purchases and mergers, and in connection with the disposition of insurance assets in bankruptcy.
In addition to her insurance coverage practice, Ms. Roje also has extensive trial experience in the commercial and health care fields including, among other achievements, a multi-year trial and appellate proceedings before the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia in the Hague, a unanimous jury verdict, and a bench verdict on behalf of a national healthcare system and hospital against a health maintenance organization. In addition, Ms. Roje has represented national healthcare systems in commercial litigation, including false claims actions brought by the Department of Justice seeking damages against approximately hundreds of system hospitals nationwide and a billion-dollar commercial breach of contract lawsuit on behalf of the world’s leading engine manufacturer.
Ms. Roje also actively provides her pro bono services to charitable organizations in the City of Los Angeles, as well as individuals fleeing conflict in Africa and Central America who are seeking asylum in the United States.
In addition to her practice experience, Ms. Roje also speaks regularly on the topic of insurance coverage. She currently serves as the Co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Director and Officer Liability Insurance Section and is a member of its advisory panel. Ms. Roje is also a member of the Risk Insurance Management Society and the Litigation Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.