Alex counsels public and private companies on federal and state labor and employment law nationwide. He advises on compliance with Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), state and local civil rights laws and related fair employment laws.
He handles traditional labor matters, including collective bargaining negotiations, responding to unfair labor practice charges, and representing clients in arbitration with unions. He also represents clients before state and federal courts in employment discrimination and wage and hour litigation. He assists clients in avoiding litigation and offers proactive counsel to help clients comply with labor and employment laws. Alex also has extensive experience in drafting employment agreements, separation agreements and employee handbook policies.
Committed to giving back, Alex is actively involved with the nonprofit Equip for Equality, where he was previously a Public Interest Law Initiative Fellow. Prior to law school, Alex worked with Teach For America, teaching fifth- and sixth-grade students with behavior disorders in high-need areas. Alex’s work advancing the rights of people with disabilities gives him unique insights into the issues faced by employers in the private sector.
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit