Alex Weinstein is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department. He represents employers in all aspects of employment litigation and counseling.
Alex’s practice focuses on defending companies in both federal and state courts in various industries, including manufacturing, retail, government contracting, utilities, service companies, distribution companies and security. His litigation practice has included class actions and collective actions, general labor and employment, executive disputes, whistleblower claims, government contractor compliance, employee mobility disputes, and wage and hour litigation. He also advises clients on all aspects of employment law, including wage and hour practices, whistleblowers, trade secret and confidential information protection in relation to the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016, leave policies, reductions in force, labor relations, flu vaccination policies, and FMLA and ADA compliance and administration.
One of Alex’s primary practice areas involves advising federal government contractors and subcontractors on the unique employment, affirmative action and other compliance issues that arise in the government contracts sphere. Some examples of this include: developing and implementing policies and programs; conducting internal audits and investigations; preparing affirmative action plans; advising contractors and subcontractors with respect to all aspects of Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), Service Contract Act (SCA), and Davis-Bacon Act compliance; and defending clients during OFCCP and Department of Labor audits and enforcement proceedings.
Alex also ensures our clients remain up-to-date on developments in the government contractor arena. He is a regular contributor to Proskauer’s Government Contractor Compliance & Regulatory Update blog, where he publishes on recent developments.
Prior to joining Proskauer, Alex began his practice at a national management-side employment law firm. During law school, he was a legal intern in a federal government agency where he focused on defending the agency in labor and employment disputes. He also worked as a legal assistant for a different federal government agency where he focused on the suspension and debarment of government contractors and other businesses whose personnel may have violated the law.