Alecia Walters-Hinds


Alecia Walters-Hinds is the Administrative Partner of the New York office of Lewis Brisbois, a partner for the Hartford office, and a vice-chair of the General Liability Practice. She is also a member of the Healthcare and Medical Malpractice practice. She is also a trial attorney and the Immediate Past President of New York City American Board Of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Her practice focuses on defense of claims in a variety of areas. She specializes in the handling of high exposure and catastrophic injuries that range from general liability to medical malpractice claims.  Ms. Walters-Hinds represents physicians, nurses, dentists and pharmacists. In addition, she also represents hospitals, outpatient medical facilities, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and long-term care providers. She has defended municipal and social service agencies.  She also supervises a team and handles wrongful deaths, healthcare, medical malpractice, construction, labor law, dram shop, toxic tort, premises, motor vehicle (personal and commercial), and property damage claims. Ms. Walters-Hinds has prior experience defending municipal and social service agencies against employment discrimination and labor law claims.

Ms. Walters-Hinds has obtained many defense verdicts and verdicts involving awards of low amounts in cases in Brooklyn, New York, Bronx, Queens, Nassau, and in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. In addition, she has mediated and handled the negotiation of favorable settlements both before and during trial.

She has tried over 100 cases and taken over 50 verdicts. She began her career at the New York City Law Department Corporation Counsel, and then went to one of the largest insurance defense firms in New York. She has handled a lot of high exposure cases resulting in favorable verdicts or favorable resolutions through mediation or during trial.

She specializes in catastrophic injuries and those cases where plaintiffs rely upon sympathy for large awards. She enjoys meeting with clients and prepping them for trial. 

She is the Immediate Past President for the New York City Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). ABOTA is a national organization of experienced trial lawyers and Judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the right to civil jury trials provided by the Seventh Amendment of the Constitution. Ms. Walters-Hinds has also been named to Super Lawyers, Rising Stars for excellence in practice. She has published best practices articles in the New York Law Journal and New York State Bar Association’s One on One. She has also been a presenter at Continuing Legal Education courses on Trial Advocacy.


  • Author, “A Trial Attorney’s Perspective on Trials during the Covid-19 Pandemic," published by New York State Bar Association, Trial Lawyer’s Section Digest, December 2021
  • Author, “The Insurer Versus Insured,” published by New York State Bar Association “One On One," 2012
  • Author, “Insurance Defense Counsel’s Approach to the Tripartite Relationship,” published by New York Law Journal, March 28, 2012

Professional Presentations

  • Presenter, "Trial Masters: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going," American Bar Association TIPS (Tort Trial and Insurance Practice) & YLD (Young Lawyers Division) Section Conference, May 4, 2023
  • Presenter, "Handle with Care: Special Considerations in Investigating Wrongful Death Cases," Annual CLM Conference, Tampa, Florida, March 30, 2023


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Connecticut
    • New York
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


New York


United States District Courts

Southern and Eastern Districts of New York


  • Immediate Past President, American Board of Trial Advocates, New York City Chapter
  • Member, Metropolitan Black Bar Association
  • Board Member, Neighborhood Housing Services of East Flatbush
  • Member, Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association
  • Member, International Society of Barristers
  • Small Claims Court Arbitrator
  • New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance (NYCTLA), Member


Hofstra University School of Law

Juris Doctor

Boston College

Bachelor of Arts

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