Alesha Brown

Alesha Brown

Of Counsel

Alesha Brown is an Of Counsel attorney at law at Hall and Dixon, PLLC. She provides zealous advocacy for her clients and believes in fighting for justice. Alesha is also the Founder and Executive Director of "For The Struggle," a not for profit organization that focuses on fighting for racial and social justice. Alesha also serves as a Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Commissioner for Central Region 1.

Alesha is a 2012 New York Law School graduate. She is from Charleston, South Carolina and graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Carolina in 2009 as a Political Science major and Business minor. Prior to relocating to Charlotte, Alesha practiced insurance defense at a firm in New York City, and subsequently served as Counsel to the New York City Council's Committees on Civil Rights and Contracts. During her time as Committee Counsel, Alesha played an intricate role in drafting, passing and implementing anti-discrimination legislation, including, but not limited to, New York City's Ban the Box Law, Anti-Credit Discrimination Law, Anti-Discrimination Against Victims of Domestic Violence Law, and the Anti-Caregiver Discrimination Law. Alesha also litigated voting rights cases at the Southern Coalition for Social Justice in Durham, North Carolina. Most recently, Alesha practiced civil litigation at Cranfill, Sumner & Hartzog.

When Alesha is not working, she focuses much of her time on fighting and advocating for racial and social justice.

    BAR ADMISSIONS
  • North Carolina
  • Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division: Second Judicial Department
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina
  • United States Corut of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

  • PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
  • 2018 Pro Bono Honor Society

  • EDUCATION
    New York Law School, Juris Doctorate
    University of South Carolina, Bachelor Degree in Political Science, magna cum laude

    COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, Member
  • Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Commission for Central Region 1
  • NAACP Charlotte Mecklenburg County Branch, Member
  • Lightner Y Achievers, YMCA of the Triangle, Board Member
  • New York Law School Alumni Association, Board Member and Former Vice President
  • National Action Network, Member
  • New York County Lawyers Association, Member
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Soceity, Volunteer