Alejandra Contreras Macias is an experienced complex commercial litigator, having represented businesses and individuals in multi-party and class actions suits across the nation. She has represented banks, airlines, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies and sporting bodies through all phases of litigation. She has guided clients through complex issues related to class certification, shareholder derivative suits, and secured transactions. Alejandra skillfully manages the demands of complex cases, including relationships with numerous co-counsel and investigative agencies, as well as massive e-discovery efforts.
After graduation from the University of Rochester, Alejandra worked as a paralegal in two New York city law firms before attending New York University School of Law. Alejandra has a long-standing commitment to immigrant rights. During her time as a paralegal, she helped with translation during meetings with pro bono immigrant clients. During her time in law school, Alejandra represented an immigrant in deportation proceedings in Immigration Court working with the NYU Immigrant Rights Clinic. Alejandra also spent her summer after her first year of law school interviewing dozens of immigrant victims of sex trafficking to file T-Visa applications.
At NYU, she was an active member of the Latino Law Students Association and an editor for the NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy. Alejandra is fluent in Spanish and is passionate about immigrant rights, women’s rights, and education. She is admitted to practice in New York and Michigan.