Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

Alexia Korberg (they/them) is a partner in the Litigation Department of Paul, Weiss, and an experienced trial lawyer, strategist and courtroom advocate.

They specialize in high-stakes cases. On the commercial side, they focus on mergers and acquisitions litigation and currently represent the board of CBS Corp. in a lawsuit challenging its combination with Viacom Inc. Alexia is also one of the nation’s leading constitutional rights lawyers and has litigated several landmark cases, including most recently at the Supreme Court in Dobbs, on behalf of their longtime client, the last abortion clinic in Mississippi. They were also part of the legal team that represented Edie Windsor in her years-long legal battle to help establish a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, and successfully litigated a series of cases in Mississippi that invalidated the state’s bans on both gay marriage and adoption. All of Alexia’s constitutional work to vindicate the constitutional rights of LGBTQ+ people, those seeking abortion care, and immigrants is done pro bono.

Alexia is the only (or one of vanishingly few) out trans/non-binary equity partner at a large law firm and they devote considerable time and work to trying to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion within the legal industry. Among other awards, Alexia has been named “Young Lawyer of the Year” by The American Lawyer and “Outstanding Young Lawyer” of 2020 by the New York Bar Association; they have also been identified as a top lawyer under 40 by Benchmark Litigation, the LGBT Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

Summits Attended: 2022 Pride, 2022 SF

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