Alexa N. DeSantis
Alexa DeSantis joined Donaldson + Callif, LLP in 2020. Driven to protect clients’ creative freedom, Alexa works in all areas of the firm’s entertainment and media law practice, including rights clearance, production legal, and distribution.
Alexa received her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 2017, where she majored in both political science and peace studies. After attaining her undergraduate degree, Alexa moved back to California and enrolled in Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. While in law school, Alexa obtained a concentration in Intellectual Property Law and was on the staff of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review.
Prior to receiving her J.D. from Loyola Law School in 2020, Alexa worked at Donaldson + Callif as an intern in her second and third years of law school. During that time, Alexa gained experience with the fair use doctrine and assisted the firm in its clearance and production legal practices. She also gained exposure to many aspects of entertainment law through her legal internships at Cutting Edge Group and Lionsgate.