Alexandra Lampert is a Senior Staff Attorney at Brooklyn Defender Services, where she represents detained non-citizens facing deportation through the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project. Alex represents clients before immigration courts in New York and New Jersey and on appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals, as well as petitions for review and collateral actions such as habeas corpus petitions in federal courts. Prior to joining BDS, Alex was an associate at Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, LLP, a civil rights firm in New York specializing in police misconduct and prison litigation. There, Alex litigated numerous cases including jury trials in federal and state courts, helping clients who were the victims of constitutional violations and egregious misconduct obtain significant compensation.
Alex is a graduate of Stanford Law School. Following law school, she served as a clerk for the honorable Diane P. Wood on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She speaks Spanish and is admitted to practice in New York and California (inactive) as well as the EDNY, SDNY, WDNY, 2nd Circuit, D.C. Circuit, 7th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.