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.

April 14, 2021

Florina Altshiler on Court TV

Russo & Gould partner Florina Altshiler appeared on Court TV on April 13. Florina provided commentary and legal analysis of the Derek Chauvin trial in Minnesota.

April 1, 2021

Marcin Kurzatkowski obtained a summary judgment dismissal of the plaintiff's Labor Law 200 and 241(6) claims against a subcontractor at the construction site

On March 18, 2021, Marcin Kurzatkowski obtained a summary judgment dismissal of the plaintiff's Labor Law 200 and 241(6) claims against a subcontractor at the construction site. The plaintiff alleged that he tripped and fell over a copper pipe that was left behind on the floor. Mr. Kurzatkowski represented the subcontractor that was responsible for providing carting and cleaning services at the construction site.