Nefertiti J. Alexander Honored with 2022 Black Leadership Award by Profiles in Diversity Journal
Profiles in Diversity Journal has named Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Nefertiti J. Alexander among the winners of its 2022 Black Leadership Award, which recognizes exceptionally talented Black individuals who demonstrate excellence in their fields, a passion for mentoring and advocating for the next generation, and a commitment to their larger community.
Profiles in Diversity Journal is a publication dedicated to promoting and advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity in the corporate, government, nonprofit, STEM, and higher education sectors.
Kasowitz partner Nefertiti J. Alexander focuses on complex commercial and civil litigation and white-collar defense and government investigations. She represents plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes disputes involving business tort, breach of contract, antitrust, intellectual property, and other matters in federal and state courts and arbitration. She is a frequent speaker on diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and was a 2021 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow, a program that identifies high-potential diverse attorneys for leadership positions in the legal profession. In 2021, Diversity Journal also named Ms. Alexander as a Woman Worth Watching and was recently recognized by the New York Law Journal as a 2022 Rising Star and by Benchmark Litigation in its 2022 40 & Under Hot List. She was also honored with the 2021 40 Under 40 - Nation's Best Advocates Award by the National Bar Association, named a Rising Star in the areas of Litigation and White-Collar by Legal Media Group: Expert Guides, recognized by Best Lawyers on its 2021 Ones to Watch list and by The National Black Lawyers on its 2019 Top 40 Under 40 in New York State list.