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Alexa T. Millinger


As a member of the litigation department, Alexa regularly represents clients in complex business disputes. Her practice includes a wide variety of case types in state and federal court and before administrative agencies, including contract disputes, media and First Amendment law, employment disputes, and negligence actions, as well as mediation and arbitration. Alexa also engages in pro bono work on behalf of asylum-seekers, pro se inmates, and veterans, among others.


Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Associate (2014-Present)
    • Summer Associate (2013)
  • Office of the Attorney General of Connecticut
    • Certified Legal Intern (2012-2013)
  • Instituto Cultural Reinaldo Macchi School
    • Executive Director (2009-2010)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch (2021-2022)
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters, Mentor
  • Hartford City Ballet, Board Member
  • University of Connecticut Asylum and Human Rights Clinic

Bar Memberships

  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • New York


  • Spanish

News & Insight


Connecticut Court Upholds Fair Report Privilege and Anti-SLAPP Law

June 4, 2021

Our attorneys share their perspective on how two decisions concern a local lawyer's professional sanctions in their article for Media Law Resource Center.


Judge Rules Bridgeport Must Release Recordings in False Rape Case

January 21, 2021

Litigation associate Alexa T. Millinger represents Real, the San Francisco-based Center for Investigative Reporting. Learn more about her recent case in the Connecticut Post.“I am pleased with Judge Klau’s decision and his thoughtful interpretation of …


Hinckley Allen Represents Journalist in First Amendment Case

May 11, 2019

Hinckley Allen attorneys William S. Fish, Jr. and Alexa Millinger along with the Yale Law School Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic defended journalist Nancy Chapman, the founder of a non-profit news site, in a pro-bono case involving a complaint …


SCOTUS to Hear Argument on FOIA's Confidential Information Exemption

April 2, 2019

In April, the Supreme Court will, for the first time, hear argument on a case that requires it to grapple with Exemption Four of the Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), exempting trade secrets and confidential information. Alexa T. Millinger discusses thi…


New Massachusetts Law Extends Maternity Leave Act Protections to Men

January 29, 2015

Effective April 7, 2015, a new Massachusetts law will replace and greatly expand the Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act, most notably extending parental leave protections to men.The Parental Leave bill, signed into law by former Governor Deval Patrick on Ja…

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57 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® in America 2022

August 19, 2021

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that 57 attorneys are recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, including 7 “Lawyers of the Year.” Best Lawyers® has also recognized 15 Hinckley Allen attorneys in their inaugural "Ones to W…

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Protecting the Public's First Amendment Rights

February 8, 2021

When the State of Connecticut passed a law that barred access to criminal trials of juveniles being tried as adults for violent felonies such as murder, armed robbery and rape, the Hartford Courant, Connecticut’s largest daily newspaper, called on Hinckl…

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59 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2021

August 20, 2020

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers® has recognized 59 attorneys in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, including 12 “Lawyers of the Year.” Best Lawyers® has also recognized 10 Hinckley Allen attorneys in their inau…

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Hinckley Allen Welcomes Five New Associates

September 30, 2014

Hinckley Allen is proud to welcome several new attorneys to its offices across the Northeast. Kimberly Sullivan has joined the firm’s Concord office as a member of the litigation practice group. Additionally, Alexander J. Miska, Daniel “DJ” Jeng, Ale…

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Case Study

Securing Enforcement of Freedom of Information Act Rights

When the nonprofit Center for Investigative Reporting’s newsgathering outlet Reveal was denied access to certain criminal file records, the Center called on Hinckley Allen for help. The nationally broadcast public radio show, podcast, and internet news p…