Alexander Nemiroff

Partner

  • Office Contact Info
  • Biography

    Alexander Nemiroff has over 20 years of experience in all areas of labor and employment law. He is a partner in the Philadelphia office and a member of the firm’s Employment Law, Labor, Unfair Competition, Commercial Litigation, and International practice groups.  He litigates cases before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, including employment discrimination, workplace technology law, wrongful discharge, wage and hour law, and other matters. He has extensive experience in cases involving non-compete issues, trade secrets, tortious interference, and related claims throughout the country.  Mr. Nemiroff has represented clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, and state administrative agencies. He has defended employers in unfair labor practice and representation proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and in labor arbitrations involving discharge, discipline, and contract interpretation. He has also prosecuted and defended arbitration actions before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. 

    Throughout his career, Mr. Nemiroff has provided labor and employment law guidance to employers of every size from Fortune 500 companies to start-up ventures.  He has counseled clients on compliance with state and federal leave laws, hiring and termination issues, management of the labor and employment aspects of due diligence on numerous acquisitions, reviewing and drafting employee handbooks, workplace trainings, wage payment issues, security and management of data, privacy, trade secrets, and restrictive covenants.

    Mr. Nemiroff is a frequent lecturer on employment and litigation topics, speaking to a wide range of organizations, such as the Association of Corporate Counsel, the American Conference Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Philadelphia and Suburban Healthcare Human Resources Association, the Institute of Internal Auditors, Tri-State HRMA, a division of SHRM, Lorman Education Services, the Maryland State Bar Association, the Camden County Bar Association, and the Montgomery County Bar Association. He has also written several published articles related to employment issues.

    Admissions

    Pennsylvania
    New Jersey
    New York
    Maryland
    U.S. District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania
    U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
    U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
    U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
    U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
    U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
    U.S. Court of Appeals, Second and Third Circuits

    Memberships

    Pennsylvania Bar Association
    New Jersey Bar Association
    Tri-State HRMA, a division of SHRM
    Former Chairman, South Jersey Advisory Board of Biz Buzz, an online membership community
    Served on the Board of the Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE)
    Former Co-Chair, Montgomery County Bar Association, Employment Law Section

  • Practice Areas
  • Representative Experience

    Employment

    • Lead counsel in numerous federal and state court employment discrimination cases, including successful representation through trial and appeals
    • Routinely defends companies against employment-related charges and claims before administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state agencies throughout the country
    • Represents companies regarding employee issues, litigation avoidance, and implementing policies that are in conformance with various federal, state, and local employment laws
    • Manages the labor and employment aspects of due diligence on numerous acquisitions
    • Provides counseling on the creation of social medial policies and training management personnel who utilize social media platforms

     

    Restrictive Covenants, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Trade Secrets, and Related Claims

    • Lead counsel in non-competition matters including obtaining temporary and preliminary injunctive relief and damages
    • Lead counsel in breach of duty of loyalty, breach of contract, defamation, and trade secrets act cases

     

    Commercial Litigation

    • Extensive experience in representing companies in complex commercial matters.
    • Experience in the financial services industry includes lead counsel in an action brought against the longest running Ponzi scheme in American history.
    • Litigated dozens of arbitration actions throughout the country before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
  • Publications & Presentations

    Presentations

    • 2020 Business Essentials Seminar – “The Latest HR Laws Governing Your Employees” – Mt. Laurel – 2020
    • Association of Corporate Counsel – “Advanced Contract Drafting: Which Bells & Whistles Provisions Really Make a Sound?”  – Philadelphia - 2018
    • Gordon & Rees National Webinar Series "Identifying Joint Employer and Independent Contractor Issues" - 2017
    • The Legal Intelligencer’s In-House Counsel CLE seminar “What’s Ahead in 2015 for Employers in Labor & Employment Law” – Philadelphia - 2015
    • Association of Corporate Counsel - ''The FMLA Turns 20! How Has the Act Aged?'' - Conshohocken - 2013
    • Tri-State HRMA 27th Annual Conference - ''Checking In On Background Checks'' - Mt. Laurel - 2013
    • Institute of Internal Auditors Spring Conference - ''Protecting Your Trade Secrets in the Digital Age'' - Philadelphia - 2013
    • Pennsylvania Bar Institute's 11th Annual Nonprofit Institute - ''Hiring, Firing and Evaluations'' - Philadelphia - 2013
    • American Conference Institute - ''Mitigating the Risks and Unintended Consequences of Employee Social Media Use While Remaining NLRA Compliant'' - New York - 2013
    • American Conference Institute - ''Training Your Employees on Social Media Use in Order to Mitigate Risks and Unintended Consequences'' - New York - 2012
    • Ambrose Connects Second Annual Conference - ''Protecting Your Critical Customer Relationships and Trade Secrets'' - New York - 2012
    • Institute of Internal Auditors - ''Legal Issues in Auditing Social Media'' - Philadelphia - December, 2012
    • NJ Association of Women Business Owners - ''My Customers/My Rules: Non-Compete Agreements and Employee Handbooks'' - Mt. Laurel - 2012
    • Association of Corporate Counsel - ''Facebook Fastballs – Hard Hitting Ethical & Legal Issues in Social Media'' - Philadelphia - 2011
    • Philadelphia and Suburban Healthcare Human Resources Association - ''Social Media in the Workplace and Beyond'' - Philadelphia - 2011
    • Pro Bono Partnership - ''Human Resources Boot Camp for New Jersey Nonprofits'' - Princeton - 2011
    • Voorhees Business Association - ''Social Networking: A Human Resource Nightmare?'' - Voorhees - 2010
    • New Jersey Chamber of Commerce - ''Overtime From Anywhere'' - Monroe Township - 2010

    Publications

    • Pennsylvania Governor Announces Statewide Closure of All Non-Essential Retail Businesses and Stay-at-Home Order for Eight PA Counties,Lexology (March 2020)
    • Growing Like Weeds: How Employers Should Respond as More States Legalize Marijuana, Lexology (November 2016)
    • Proposed ‘Facebook Laws’ May Hinder Workplace Investigations, The Legal Intelligencer (May 2013)
    • Be Wary of FCRA When Using Social Media Data Collection Companies, The Legal Intelligencer (February 2013)
    • Recruiter Misuse of Social Media Can Lead to Liability, Staffing Today (July 2012)
    • Unauthorized Employee Recommendations, References on Social Media May Put Employers at Risk, HRM Update (November 2011)
     
  • Education

    Education

    J.D., George Washington University Law School, 1998

    B.A., magna cum laude, Brandeis University, 1995

    Honors

     Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year 2019 distinction in Employment Law - Management

    Best Lawyers in America© distinction in Employment Law - Management (2018-2021) and Litigation - Labor and Employment (2019-2021)

    Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Employment Litigation “Rising Star” (2012 and 2013)