Education: Rutgers University (B.A.), Seton Hall Law School (J.D.)
Admissions: New Jersey, New York, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. District Court for the Eastern Districts of New York
Professional Affiliations: Morris County Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Sidney Reitman Labor & Employment Law American Inn of Court, Super Lawyers (Rising Star), Trial Attorneys of New Jersey.
SUMMARY OF PRACTICE
Alex is an experienced civil litigator, risk manager, and court-appointed mediator focusing his practice on commercial, employment and education law. Alex has broad experience and success administering and litigating insurance claims related to product defect, construction disputes, as well as property, casualty and employment practices liability. Alex strives to be approachable, assertive, efficient and effective in representing his clients.
Alex has broad experience and success defending employment discrimination and retaliation claims in arbitration, state and federal court, and before government agencies. Alex previously served as Associate Deputy General Counsel and Risk Management Counsel of Newark Board of Education in Newark, New Jersey, where his responsibilities included advising the Board, Superintendent and administrators on employment, civil rights, constitutional law, employment contract, cyber/data security, ethics, and risk management matters. In this role, Alex represented the Board in defense of more than 50 government agency charges, actively managed and resolved dozens of employment litigations, investigated internal discrimination and retaliation allegations, and administered hundreds of worker’s compensation claims to achieve the district’s legal objectives, substantially reducing the district’s liability and expenses.
Practice Areas: Insurance defense, Automobile liability, Nursing home liability, Employment law, Affirmative action investigations, School law