Nefertiti J. Alexander

Nefertiti J. Alexander’s practice 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, securities fraud, and other matters in federal and state courts and arbitration. 

Nefertiti is a frequent speaker on diversity and inclusion in law firms, serving as a panelist for “The Power of Sponsorship” discussion at the Ms. JD Law Student Leadership Academy 2020 program, the Thomson Reuters and Ms. JD. “How Women of Color Can Gain Visibility through Volunteer Leadership” podcast, and moderating the “Navigating the Path to Partnership” webinar, as part of Teale & Co.’s Women in Law Series.

Nefertiti was a 2021 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow, a program that identifies high-potential diverse attorneys for leadership positions in the legal profession and offers participants training on developing leadership and relationship-building skills.  She was awarded a 2021 40 Under 40 - Nation's Best Advocates Award by the National Bar Association (NBA), named a Rising Star by the New York Law Journal and a Woman Worth Watching by Diversity Journal.  She was also named a Rising Star in the areas of Litigation and White-Collar by Legal Media Group: Expert Guides, recognized on Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hot List, included on Lawdragon’s 500 X – The Next Generation list, by Best Lawyers on its Ones to Watch list and by The National Black Lawyers on its Top 40 Under 40 in New York State list.

Prior to entering private practice, Nefertiti served as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.  She also clerked for the Honorable George B. Daniels of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.