Alexander Reich

Alexander Reich

Associate

Contact Info

Phone: (312) 876-6925
Fax: (312) 876-0288

Primary Office

Chicago
161 North Clark Street
Suite 4200
Chicago, IL 60601

Alexander Reich

Associate

Alexander Reich is a litigator who focuses on labor and employment law. He counsels employers on an array of matters involving federal and state statutes such as Title VII, Title IX, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Alex regularly drafts employment agreements and litigates issues relating to restrictive covenants and trade secrets. Alex defends employers in cases ranging from single employee discrimination claims to class action wage and hour matters. His practice includes cases in state and federal courts, as well as matters before administrative agencies including the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR),  the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the Department of Labor (DOL).

As a business-minded advocate, Alexander counsels clients across a variety of industries on proactive compliance with employment statutes and on the development of employment policies. In addition, he assists clients with internal investigations and provides risk management counseling.

Experience

Select representations include:

  • A large fastener company in litigation over trade secrets and restrictive covenants.
  • An employee in arbitration who had been accused of stealing trade secrets.
  • A restaurant in wage and hour litigation.
  • A public university in a Title VII retaliation case.
  • A public university in a Title VII race discrimination and retaliation case.
  • A chain of pizza restaurants in a wage and hour audit by the Department of Labor.

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Named to The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch list, Labor and Employment Litigation, 2020 

Named to the Illinois Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" List, 2017 to present

Memberships and Affiliations

Chicago Bar Association

  • Chair, Young Lawyers Section, Labor and Employment Law Committee

Education

J.D., cum laude, Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2013

  • Dean's Honor List
  • Labor and Employment Law Trial Team

 B.A., University of Michigan, 2010

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Alexander Reich is a litigator who focuses on labor and employment law. He counsels employers on an array of matters involving federal and state statutes such as Title VII, Title IX, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Alex regularly drafts employment agreements and litigates issues relating to restrictive covenants and trade secrets. Alex defends employers in cases ranging from single employee discrimination claims to class action wage and hour matters. His practice includes cases in state and federal courts, as well as matters before administrative agencies including the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR),  the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the Department of Labor (DOL).

As a business-minded advocate, Alexander counsels clients across a variety of industries on proactive compliance with employment statutes and on the development of employment policies. In addition, he assists clients with internal investigations and provides risk management counseling.