Alexia Korberg (she/they) is a partner in the Litigation Department, where she specializes in complex civil litigation. She represents clients in high-stakes commercial disputes across a range of industries, including private equity, banking, media, energy, insurance, technology, and biomedicine. Alexia has significant trial experience and practices in both state and federal courts, including at the appellate levels, and in arbitration.
Alexia's first career was in private equity, and she applies her concomitant understanding of finance, securities, and business to all of her commercial representations.
In addition to her robust commercial practice, Alexia has also developed a nationally-recognized constitutional impact litigation practice, and has litigated several high-impact pro bono matters in courts throughout the country, including before the Supreme Court.
Alexia is an experienced trial lawyer, strategist and courtroom advocate. She has litigated numerous trials and arbitrations, including several recent high-stakes deal-related disputes on behalf of private equity firms in the Delaware Court of Chancery.
Alexia’s recent representations include:
Alexia also has an active pro bono practice. She was part of the legal team that successfully litigated U.S. v. Windsor from the district court to the Supreme Court, helping to establish a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, as well as a series of cases in Mississippi that invalidated the state’s bans on gay marriage and adoption. Alexia has also authored several Supreme Court amicus briefs, including on behalf of lawyers who have had abortions.
She currently represents Mississippi’s last remaining abortion provider in challenges to several unconstitutional abortion restrictions. Together with co-counsel at the Center for Reproductive Rights, Alexia will be representing that clinic at the Supreme Court this fall in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, where they seek to uphold their district court and 5th Circuit victories invalidating Mississippi's ban on abortion after 15 weeks.
The New York Law Journal named Alexia a “Rising Star” in 2020; the New York State Bar Association presented her with the “Outstanding Young Lawyer” award in 2020; Benchmark Litigation named her to the “40 & Under Hot List” in 2020; the LGBT Bar Association recognized her as one of the "Best 40 LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40" in 2019; and the American Bar Association honored Alexia with its "On the Rise Top 40 Young Lawyers" award in 2018.
Alexia’s work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Slate and elsewhere, and she is regularly invited to speak about her practice.
Alexia earned her B.A. from Columbia University, summa cum laude, and her J.D. from Yale Law School. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Point Foundation, the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQ students of merit.
Updated June 2021