Alessandra G. Masciandaro is an associate in the Litigation Department, and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group.

Ms. Masciandaro joined Debevoise in 2021. She received her J.D. magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from Seton Hall University School of Law. Ms. Masciandaro served as the spring symposium editor of the Seton Hall Law Review, a competitor on the Interscholastic Moot Court Board, co-president of the Intellectual Property Law Association, and a fellow for the Institute for Privacy Protection. Upon graduation, she received the American Law Institute CLE Scholarship and Leadership Award for her exemplary combination of scholarship and leadership skills. Ms. Masciandaro received a B.A. with honors from Douglass College, Rutgers University. Prior to law school, Ms. Masciandaro worked as an educator.

Ms. Masciandaro is the author of Cleaning-Up After Carpenter: Personal Data as Property Under the Fourth Amendment, 51 SETON HALL L. REV. 1241 (2021) and co-author of “California’s Age-Appropriate Design Code Act Expands Businesses’ Privacy Obligations Regarding Minors,” NYU Compliance & Enforcement (September, 2022); “Debevoise Discusses What the ADPPA Means for U.S. Data Regulation,” Columbia Blue Sky Blog (July, 2022); “Utah Joins the Comprehensive State Privacy Law Club,” NYU Compliance & Enforcement (May, 2022) and “Functionality Crumbles Under Pocky,” Landslide Magazine, Vol. 14, No. 1 (Sept./Oct.). Ms. Masciandaro moderated the ABA Section of Intellectual Property’s Landslide Webinar “Breaking Down the Current State of Trademark Functionality Law” prior to joining the firm.

Ms. Masciandaro is a member of the Bar of New York and the Bar of New Jersey. She is admitted to practice before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, 2021, J.D.
  • Rutgers University, Douglass College, 2007, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey