K. Alexandra Byrd

Attorney 203-287-2127


J.D., Quinnipiac University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2014
B.A., The George Washington University, 2009

Bio: »

Alexandra joined SDV as a summer associate in 2013 and became an attorney in 2015. She focuses her practice on complex policyholder insurance litigation, with a particular interest in cyber risk and privacy law.

While attending law school, she interned with U.S.M.J. Holly B. Fitzsimmons in U.S. Federal District Court for the District of Connecticut and volunteered with Connecticut Legal Services. Alexandra served as the Business Managing Editor of the Quinnipiac Law Review and was an active member of the mock trial and alternate dispute resolution societies.

Prior to law school, Alexandra worked with underserved high school students in the Chicago metropolitan area with the Schuler Scholar Program.

Admissions: »

Admissions Federal Court:

  • U.S. District Court, Southern & Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut

Admissions State Court:

  • Connecticut
  • New York
Professional Associations: »

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
Connecticut Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association

Honors and Awards: »
  • Dean’s Fellow, 2011-2014
  • 2014 Dean’s Award Recipient
  • Quinnipiac Law Review, Business Managing Editor
  • 2014 National Semi-finalist in National Criminal Justice Trial Competition in Chicago, IL
  • 2013 National finalist (2nd place team) in American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Trial Advocacy Competition in Dallas, TX
  • 2013 1st Place Team: American Bar Association & Quinnipiac Law’s Trial Advocacy Invitational Competition
  • 2012 1st Place Team, New York Region: American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Trial Advocacy Competition
Areas of Coverage Experience »
  • Risk Transfer
  • Comprehensive General Liability
  • Cyber Risk and Privacy
  • Builder’s Risk
  • First Party Property Damage
  • Additional Insured
  • Business Interruption Claims
  • Construction Defects
  • Completed Operations
  • Product Liability
  • Bodily Injury Related to Construction
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Class Action Coverage
Speaking Engagements: »

Horizontal vs. Vertical Exhaustion of Insurance: Priority of Coverage and Settlement for Less Than Policy Limits
Strafford Webinar