Alex Umansky focuses his practice on employment litigation and counseling. A seasoned trial attorney, Alex has successfully represented businesses and individuals before administrative agencies and in federal and state court in connection with a panoply of employment law cases involving the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act, the Federal Labor Standards Act, Title VII and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and New York City and State Human Rights Laws. Alex also helps clients resolve and litigate disputes involving various restrictive covenants as well as claims for breach of contract, duty of loyalty, and fiduciary duty.
Alex also acts as outside general counsel to his clients on employment counseling, management and employee training, review of personnel policies and employee handbooks, and conducts workplace/wage-and-hour audits and investigations.
Alex has successfully mediated a myriad of employment disputes and remains devoted to achieving creative and cost-effective solutions to protect the best interest of the company while providing a desirable and effective work environment for its employees.
Alex is very active in the legal community, having previously served on the Board of Directors of the New York Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association. He is frequently involved in speaking engagements and training seminars for various clients and business partners and is regularly quoted in the media regarding cutting-edge employment law issues, including publications such as Law360.
Alex is a graduate of New York Law School where he served as an active member in the Dispute Resolution & Trial Advocacy Team and the Immigration Law Students Association. Prior to law school, Alex graduated from New York University with a Masters in International Relations. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in History from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Alex is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York.