Areas of Practice:
Alexander is Of Counsel in the Firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group and its Litigation Group. Alexander has successfully represented employers in connection with employment discrimination cases, trade secret and noncompete cases, wage and hour and prevailing wage disputes and investigations, unemployment insurance claims, and workers' compensation matters pending before Federal and State Courts and Federal and State administrative agencies, including but not limited to, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States Department of Labor and New York State Department of Labor, New York State Division on Human Rights, New York City Commission on Human Rights, and New York State Workers' Compensation Board. Additionally, Alexander has successfully represented employers in unfair labor practice investigations and trials and representation hearings before the National Labor Relations Board.
Alexander also provides advice and counsel to employers on issues such as discrimination and harassment investigations, employee leave, worker classification practices, compensation practices, Form I-9 compliance, background checks and employee blogs. Further, Alexander drafts and prepares employment contracts, non-compete/non-solicitation agreements, independent contractor agreements and employer policies and handbooks. Some of the clients which Alexander has previously represented include large publicly traded corporations and small businesses in the financial services, retail, manufacturing and food services industries as well as not-for-profit organizations.
Prior to joining Meltzer, Lippe Alexander was an associate in the Employment and Labor Practice Group of a nationally recognized law firm for several years, where he represented management in all aspects of employment and labor related matters.
Alexander also previously worked as a student law clerk for the Honorable George B. Daniels, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York.
Alexander is a graduate of Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations, which specializes in studies pertaining to employment and labor/management issues, and Brooklyn Law School.
Alexander is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association.