Alexandria K. Montanio, Counsel

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  • Function in disaster, finish in style.

    -Lucy Madeira

    Alex is the firm's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Administrator.

Contact

amontanio@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4278
410-576-4269 (fax)

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Alex is the firm’s Director of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), a position she advocated to create in August 2019. In this role, she coordinates and builds upon the firm's existing diversity, equity, inclusion, community engagement and sustainability efforts.  

Together with Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Community Engagement and Green Team committee members representing all segments of the firm, Alex helps:

  • Develop and sustain community partnerships;
  • Coordinate programming for the firm’s affinity groups;
  • Host the quarterly Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Book Club meetings;
  • Champion pro bono and other volunteer opportunities for all firm personnel; and
  • Invite various speakers to the firm to broaden our knowledge base.

Alex represents the firm in a variety of philanthropic groups, including the Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Diversity Scholars Program, the Law Firm Sustainability Network and Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service. She has also served as the Head Coach of the Maryland Law Black Law Student Association Alternative Dispute Resolution team since 2016, a competition team that the firm sponsors. 

Alex is also Counsel in the firm's Health Care, Litigation and EMERGE practice groups where she analyzes national and local health care laws and trends and their impact on entities in the health care field, including providers, physician groups and hospitals. She provides Maryland-based insight for a range of clients from national and regional health care entities to individual health care providers forming and growing new practices and companies. She also has experience helping clients navigate every stage of the litigation process in state and federal courts and negotiating disputes.

In the video series titled “Up Close and Personal,” Alex shares what her role as the firm's CSR Director entails, why she enjoys it and her goals for the position.

Honors

Named to Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch by Best Lawyers in America® in Health Care Law, 2021 and 2022

Named to 40 Under 40, Class of 2020, The Baltimore Business Journal

Graduate, Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice, Boston College, Carrol School of Management, 2020

Graduate, Community Impact Leadership Institute, a partnership between the United Way of Central Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University's Business and Economics Department, 2020

Recipient, "Leadership in Law" J.D. Award, The Daily Record, 2020

Selected to Rising Stars of Maryland Super Lawyers® list for Health Care since 2019, Civil Litigation (2019-2021) and for Business/Corporate, 2021

Named to 2020 GameChangers list, Baltimore magazine

Named to VIP List, The Daily Record, 2018

Recipient, Emerging Leaders United Philanthropic Five Award, 2018

News

Professional and Civic Involvement

Member, United Way's Baltimore County Region United Network (RUN), Board of Directors, 2021

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, Vice President, 2021; Treasurer, Board of Directors, 2020-2021

Interim Secretary, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, Board of Directors, 2020

Appointed Member, Bar Association of Baltimore City, Local Pro Bono Committee, 2019

Member, CCBC Dundalk Foundation, Board of Directors, 2018-2021

Dundalk Renaissance Corporation, President, Board of Directors, 2018-2019 and 2019-2020; Member, Board of Directors, 2017

Business Volunteers Maryland, GIVE Program Member, 2016-2017; GIVE Alumni Committee Member, 2018-2019

Member, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, Board of Directors, 2018

Member, Maryland Notary Work Group, May 2018-November 2018

Baltimore Teacher Supply Swap, President, Board of Directors, 2018; Member, Board of Directors, 2017-2019

Member, Maryland Special Olympics Corporate Plunge, Planning Committee, 2016

Publications and Lectures

Contact

amontanio@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4278
410-576-4269 (fax)

Teams

EMERGE
Health Care
Litigation

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, 2016
B.A., Psychology, with high distinction, University of Virginia, 2011
B.A., English, with distinction, University of Virginia, 2011

Bar Admissions

Maryland, 2016