Alexa Hyland is the Business Journal's legal reporter. She covers the business of law firms as well as business disputes between L.A.-based companies. She grew up in Orange County and graduated from the University of Southern California, where she earned a B.A. in print journalism and international relations. At USC, she was an editor of the Daily Trojan. She started work at the Business Journal in early 2008, and previously covered entertainment law for the legal newspaper Daily Journal.
Alexa can be reached at 323-549-5225, ext. 235, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Cherokee now assists its customers with design, manufacturing.
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Equinox looks for lift by picking up Sports Club.
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