Alexandra S. Denniston

Alexandra S. Denniston

Alexandra S. Denniston

Alexandra Denniston is an associate in the firm’s Business Law Department. Ms. Denniston advises a wide variety of clients, including both public and private companies, with respect to the employee benefit and compensation aspects of mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and other corporate transactions. Ms. Denniston regularly advises public company clients on SEC reporting requirements related to executive compensation.  In addition, she represents employers and executives in the negotiation, design and implementation of employment, severance and change in control arrangements and equity and other incentive compensation plans and arrangements. 

Ms. Denniston also has experience advising clients on Title I of ERISA, including fiduciary, investment and prohibited transaction matters as well as counseling investment managers and investment funds regarding the establishment and operation of collective investment funds, venture capital operating companies and real estate operating companies.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Denniston was a legal fellow at City Year.

Ms. Denniston is a member of the Boston Bar Association. She has also served on the Museum of Fine Arts Museum Council Steering Committee and as a member of the Auction Subcommittee for the Women’s Bar Foundation Lawyer’s Stand Up For the Women’s Bar Foundation Comedy Night.

Areas of Practice



J.D., 2009
Harvard Law School
B.A., 2004
Wellesley College

(cum laude)



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