Alesha Brown is an associate attorney in the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog where she practices civil litigation. Alesha provides zealous advocacy for her clients and believes in fighting for justice.

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. Most recently, Alesha litigated voting rights cases at the Southern Coalition for Social Justice in Durham, North Carolina.

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