University of Notre Dame

Alexandra Gjertson

Alexandra (Alex) Gjertson is from Lafayette, Louisiana. She graduated summa cum laude from Louisiana State University in 2018, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in political science with a concentration in international politics and law. During her 1L summer, Alex worked first as a summer associate for Barrasso Usdin, a boutique litigation firm in New Orleans, Louisiana, and then served for the second half of the summer as an extern for Chief Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. In her free time, Alex loves cheering on the New Orleans Saints, reading novels, and spending time with her family.