Attorney, Privacy Professional, Strategist
Alexandra Tracy-Ramirez is a licensed attorney who has been helping civil clients for over a decade. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Arizona's James E. Rogers College of Law in 2010.
While in law school, she also earned a Master's Degree in Gender & Women's Studies, worked for the University of Arizona as a graduate research assistant, interned for the Arizona Center for Disability Law and the Tucson City Court, and clerked for a consumer protection attorney.
After graduation, Ms. Tracy-Ramirez focused on defending homeowners and consumers during the economic recession and foreclosure crisis. She later began working in higher education as an equity consultant, Title IX investigator, and investigator of identity-based harassment and discrimination claims.
She began her defamation and privacy practice in 2014 and has worked with clients throughout Arizona and Colorado and litigated cases in both state and federal courts in both states.
Ms. Tracy-Ramirez started her own practice in 2020 to focus on helping individuals and small-businesses defend and protect their reputation, privacy, and dignity. Across Ms. Tracy-Ramirez's diverse experiences, she has always worked to advance the goals of equity and fair play and fight against individual and systemic abuses of power.
Certified Information Privacy Professional- United States (CIPP/US)
International Association of Privacy Professionals
Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution (45-hour course)
University of Arizona Continuing & Professional Education
U.S. Districts Courts for Arizona and Colorado
U.S. Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit
J.D., University of Arizona College of Law (Dean's List)
M.A., University of Arizona
B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst (Summa Cum Laude)
“Privacy, and good passwords, still matter,” Arizona Daily Star (July 11, 2019).
“Why Stormy Daniels Shouldn’t Show Us Those Photos,” Ms. Magazine (April 3, 2018).
“Nothing About Reporting Sexual Harassment Is Easy,” Huffington Post (March 16, 2018).
“Maybe Al Franken’s a ‘good’ man. He still admitted to sexual harassment,” NBC News THINK (November 17, 2017).
Media Interviews and Other Publications
Jocelyn Kaiser, More than 70 lab heads removed from NIH grants after harassment findings, Science Magazine, Jun. 11, 2021, https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/06/nih-removed-more-70-lab-heads-grants-after-harassment-complaints.
Jack Long and Kaylee Harter, Ohio State Responds to Complaint of Male Discrimination, The Lantern, Feb. 26, 2020, https://www.thelantern.com/2020/02/ohio-state-responds-to-complaint-of-male-discrimination/.
Madison Pauly, She Said, He Sued: How libel law is being turned against MeToo accusers, Mother Jones, March/April 2020, https://www.motherjones.com/crime-justice/2020/02/metoo-me-too-defamation-libel-accuser-sexual-assault/.
Alexandra Tracy-Ramirez, New Directions for Research on Identity-Based Harassment, Webinar for the ADVANCE Resource Coordination Network through the Association for Women in Science, Washington, D.C. (February 2020), http://awis.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT05MTQ5NDI0JnA9MSZ1PTEwOTMyMzk5NzQmbGk9NzQyODcyOTM/index.html.
Caitlin Schmidt, UA’s self-reported statistics paint incomplete, complicated picture of sexual misconduct. Arizona Daily Star, Nov. 10, 2018, https://tucson.com/sports/arizonawildcats/ua-s-self-reported-statistics-paint-incomplete-complicated-picture-of/article_9dc3ee1d-27ee-5f01-ba76-b150f2c94fff.html.
Meredith Wadman, Report gives details of sexual harassment allegations that felled a famed geneticist. Science Magazine, Jul. 20, 2018, http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/07/report-gives-details-sexual-harassment-allegations-felled-famed-geneticist.
Caitlin Schmidt, Lawsuit: UA failed to protect woman assaulted by former running back Orlando Bradford. Arizona Daily Star, Oct. 14, 2017, https://tucson.com/sports/arizonawildcats/lawsuit-ua-failed-to-protect-woman-assaulted-by-former-running/article_7ca78dc9-da35-546f-bfef-278ff4a80fe7.html.
Meredith Wadman, A cold case. Science Magazine, Oct. 13, 2017, http://science.sciencemag.org/content/358/6360/162.
Katherine Mangan, Will Fury Over Harvey Weinstein Allegations Change Academe’s Handling of Harassment? Chronicle of Higher Education, Oct. 13, 2017, https://www.chronicle.com/article/Will-Fury-Over-Harvey/241453.
Alexandra Tracy-Ramirez, Kathleen Salvaty, Joan Schmelz, and Sarah Brown, Curbing Faculty Harassment in the Hiring Process and Academic Environment. Panel presentation at the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources annual conference, San Diego, CA (Sept. 2017).
Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay, Loaded Questions. ASBMB Today., Aug. 1, 2016, http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/201608/LoadedQuestions/.
Alexandra Tracy-Ramirez, Boundaries and Expectations: What Title IX Is, Isn’t, and Could Be. Webinar for the Association for Women in Science, Washington, D.C. (June 2016), https://vimeo.com/171030666.
Sarah Brown, A Sex-Assault Case at Brigham Young Puts Honor Codes in the Spotlight. The Chronicle of Higher Education, Apr. 18, 2016, http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Sex-Assault-Case-at-Brigham/236145.
Ethan Barton, Sexual Misconduct Not An Obstacle for US-Funded Researchers. The Daily Caller News Foundation, Feb. 11, 2016, http://dailycaller.com/2016/02/11/campus-sexual-misconduct-no-bar-to-u-s-research-bucks/.
Sarah Brown, When a Faculty Candidate Has Been Investigated for Harassment, What’s a Hiring Committee to Do? The Chronicle of Higher Education, Feb. 4, 2016, http://chronicle.com/article/When-a-Faculty-Candidate-Has/235174.
Sarah Brown, Why Colleges Have a Hard Time Handling Professors Who Harass. The Chronicle of Higher Education, Oct. 22, 2015, http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Colleges-Have-a-Hard-Time/233844.