Alejandra  Lara

Alejandra Lara

Offices: New York
Associate

Alejandra is an associate with the firm, focusing on litigation. Since moving from Colombia to the United States, she has had a passion for law, earning her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law after graduating Dean's List from Emory University.

After starting her legal career in matrimonial law, Alejandra also gained experience in litigation, settlements, real estate law, prenuptial agreements and divorces.

At Emory, Alejandra was a top player on the tennis team and still plays today. She is also an avid reader and loves to explore other parts of the world.

Education
Emory University, B.A., Dean's List, 2016
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., Merit List, 2020
Admissions
New York State Supreme Court - First Department
Memberships
New York Bar Association

News Insights

August 12, 2022

Kevin Horbatiuk Spends Day with Heroes on the Hudson

Russo & Gould Partner Kevin Horbatiuk spent his weekend on the Hudson River with Heroes on the Hudson and the Wounded Warrior Project. Kevin and members of NYC Kayak Clubs helped provide a day of fun on the water to former servicemen and servicewomen. All enjoyed a beautiful day of kayaking, sailing, and being together.

August 12, 2022

Audrey Medd Wins Judgment of Nonsuit

Congratulations to Senior Associate, Audrey D. Medd who secured a Judgment of Nonsuit against Plaintiff for her client which effectively dismissed the Plaintiff''s Complaint. Plaintiff now faces a difficult battle in the next four months if she decides to move to open the judgment as it is up to the Court''s discretion.

July 20, 2022

How Would the Grieving Families Act Affect Litigation in NYS?

The New York State Assembly and the New York State Senate have passed Bill S74A, known as the Grieving Families Act. NYS Gov. Kathy Hochul''s signature is the remaining last step to turn it into law. If signed into law, it will be the first update to New York''s wrongful death statute in more than 150 years.