Alex Votaw is a second-year associate and a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a senior editor for the Georgetown Environmental Law Review and Vice President of the Georgetown Environmental Law Society. She has a background in climate adaptation and environmental justice in a local government context—working with the Harrison Institute for Public Law. While at Georgetown, Alex also helped write the Resilient Affordable Housing, Anti-Displacement and Gentrification chapter of the Climate Equity Toolkit and was selected to have an article published by the Georgetown Environmental Law Review about climate resilient affordable housing and gentrification. Since joining the firm in 2021, Alex has developed experience working on special exception, variance, and tree conservation cases throughout Maryland and has appeared before bodies such as the Prince George’s County Planning Board and the Prince George’s County District Council. She recently assisted with a case where the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County vacated the decision of the City of Annapolis Planning Commission to approve a Forest Conservation Plan for the removal of over 40 acres of priority forest and 64 significant trees.. Alex is barred in Maryland and D.C.