Alex Berlingeri joined Robert C. Gottlieb & Associates in June 2019. She is the principal assistant to Robert C. Gottlieb and works in support of all defense counsel with an emphasis on criminal defense and white-collar criminal defense in state and federal courts. She also supervises and trains our summer associates, support staff, and interns.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Berlingeri interned with New York Supreme Court Justice Ruth Pickholz where she observed trials and interacted with advocates to gain a deeper understanding of the workings of the court system, particularly as applied to persons living with mental illness. Additionally, she served as Public Service Scholar to the Office of Management and Planning at the New York Police Department. There, she analyzed research on the Criminal Justice Reform Act, economic abuse for victims of domestic violence, and treatment of mentally ill persons in jail resulting in critical memoranda. Finally, at the conclusion of a multistate investigation of procedure concerning the treatment of missing persons, she drafted and then presented a policy recommendation to the Chief of Strategic Initiatives.
Ms. Berlingeri graduated Hunter College with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Government and is currently pursuing her J.D. at Brooklyn Law School.
Ms. Berlingeri is certified for CM/ECF filing in the Southern District of New York. She is a member of the Brooklyn Law School Criminal Law Society, the New York City Bar Association, and the INBLF Youth Chapter.