Alexandra P. Swain is a litigation associate. Her practice focuses on intellectual property, data privacy and cybersecurity issues.

Her recent matters include assisting clients in the banking, finance, healthcare, and manufacturing sectors in responding to data security incidents including nation-state attacks, email compromises, and ransomware attacks; defending financial services clients in government investigations related to cyber incidents; advising clients on data privacy issues; and representing clients in trademark litigation and in other trademark and copyright disputes.

Ms. Swain joined Debevoise in 2016. From 2016 to 2017 she clerked for the Hon. Allyson K. Duncan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She received a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2016, where she served as a development editor for the Columbia Law Review. She received a B.A. cum laude from Duke University in 2013.


  • Columbia Law School, 2016, J.D.
  • Duke University, 2013, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • California