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Alena Markley is an associate in the Litigation Practice of Greenberg Traurig’s New York office. Alena focuses her practice on medical device products liability litigation, defending medical device companies in cases ranging from single-plaintiff actions and multi-district litigations throughout the country in state and federal courts. Alena also has experience representing banks and financial institutions in consumer and business banking disputes. Alena is experienced in virtually all phases of litigation, including pre-suit negotiations and investigations, pretrial motion practice and pleadings, fact and expert discovery, trials, and appeals.



  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Justice Shirley Kornreich, New York State Supreme Court, Summer 2010
  • Congressional Intern, Congresswoman Nita Lowey, U.S. House of Representatives, Fall 2008
  • Intern, Lawyers for Children, Summer 2006

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Commercial Litigation, 2021-2024
  • Team Member, a Law360 “Product Liability Practice Group of the Year,” 2021-2022


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law
    • Staff, Fordham Law Review
    • Legal Writing Award
  • B.A., magna cum laude, The George Washington University
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York