Alexia Brancato is a litigation partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts, including matters involving class actions, commercial disputes, contract disputes, fraud, and tort. She also maintains an active pro bono practice, including a variety of immigration and family law matters.


Thought Leadership


Co-author, "INSIGHT: Kirkland Teaches Associates Deposition Skills Through Practice, Preparation," Bloomberg Law (May 24, 2019)

Co-author, “INSIGHT: Risky Business: Private Equity’s Opportunity in the #MeToo Era,” Bloomberg Law (August 30, 2018)


Kirkland & Ellis LLP Pro Bono Service Award, 2013–2016

Leadership Counsel for Legal Diversity Pathfinder, 2017


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2014New York
  • 2016District of Columbia


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.2013

    Latino/a Law Students Association

    Law Women’s Caucus

    Women’s Mentoring Program

  • Arizona State UniversityB.A., Human Communication; Family and Human Development Minorsumma cum laude2010

    Phi Beta Kappa

    Lambda Pi Eta

    Dean's List