Alexandra L. Alvarez

Alexandra L. Alvarez

Offices: New York, New Jersey
Senior Associate

Alexandra focuses her practice on insurance defense litigation with an emphasis on personal injury actions that include motor vehicle accidents, product liability matters and property damage cases. She has written and argued numerous successful appeals in the 1st and 2nd Departments.

Alexandra has presented continuing legal education courses for insurance carriers on issues such as defending New York's "serious injury" cases as well as the current law regarding bad faith litigation. She also provides assistance to junior associates and paralegals regarding New York Practice and Procedure.

In addition, Alexandra has been integral to the firm drafting several coverage opinions related to both New York and New Jersey law, as well as multiple appeals.

Education
2011 J.D. Fordham University School of Law, 2011
2006 B.A. Mathematics/Economics, Fordham University, 2006
Experience
Judicial Intern for the Honorable Laura Visitacion-Lewis, Supreme Court, New York County, 2011
Judicial Intern for the Honorable James F. Reitz, County Court, Putnam County, 2010
Admissions
New York State Bar
New Jersey State Bar
Honors
Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, 2011
Memberships
New York State Women's Bar Association
Speaking Engagements
Lectured on various insurance law-related topics for New York-based insurance companies.

News Insights

July 10, 2019

Alexandra Alvarez Wins at the Appellate Division on Theodora Renee Harrison v. Andrea M. Toyloy and Andrew Toyloy

Alexandra Alvarez was victorious after oral argument before the Appellate Division in the Second Department.

February 23, 2021

New York's New Amended Uniform Court Rules: How to Make Them Your Friend

This program will address the implementation of significant amendments to the Uniform Court Rules for the Trial Courts of the State of New York. The program will focus on the most important rule changes that will materially affect the day to day practice in the Civil Trial Courts. The course will not only focus on the changes but how to best adjust your practice habits to be in compliance.

February 5, 2021

Lee-David Weiner Wins Summary Judgment On Behalf Of A Project Manager In A Trip And Fall On The Side

Mr. Weiner wins summary judgment In Stakey v. Town of Riverhead et al. Suffolk County Index No: 15-00089. The Court in an 8-page decision held that our client did not perform any work on the subject sidewalk and was not responsible for the safety or means and methods of each individual contractor pursuant to the contract between our client and the subcontractor performing the work.