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Alex Berke

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Alex Berke

Biography, News & Publications


 
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BIOGRAPHY

Alex Berke is an employment litigator and provides advice and counsel on sex harassment and discrimination cases, including pregnancy, disability, race and gender discrimination. Alex also provides advice and counsel regarding employer policies, health insurance and COBRA eligibility for employees and employers. Alex spearheads Berke-Weiss Law's Pregnancy Project, providing pregnant women and families with the necessary tools to exercise their rights during and after pregnancy. Learn more about Alex's speaking engagements and publications below. Alex can be reached by email at alex@berkeweisslaw.com.

EDUCATION

FORDHAM LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctor (cum laude), 2014

CORNELL UNIVERSITY
B.A., Government, 2006

activities & affiliations

  • Women’s Bar Association of New York, Co-Chair Labor and Employment Law Committee

  • Fordham Law School, Stein Scholars Alumni Advisory Board, Member

  • New York State Bar Association Health Law Committee, Member

  • Dutchess County Bar Association, Member

  • Mid-Hudson Valley Women’s Bar Association, Member

  • New York Women’s Bar Association, Member

speaking engagements

  • Moderator, The Wing - Flatiron, Senator Alessandra Biaggi & Assemblywoman Nily Rozic Speak About Workplace Sexual Harassment, May 9, 2019.

  • Speaker, Hudson Valley Women in Corrections and Community Supervision Training Day, “Sexual Harassment,” March 14, 2019.

  • Speaker, NBI, CLE: Employment Law 2018 Updates for New York Employers, March 12, 2019 (Albany) and March 19, 2019 (Newburgh).

  • Speaker, Dutchess County Bar Association, CLE: Advising Your Clients On New York’s New Anti-Sexual Harassment Laws, January 31, 2019.

  • Speaker, Cornell University Alumni Leadership Lunch and Learn Webinar, November 14, 2018.

  • Panelist, Women of Culture, "Women at Work" Panel for Equal Pay Day, April 10, 2018.

  • Guest, Akerman WorkedUp Podcast, “Is This Paid Family Leave’s Moment?” August 10, 2017.

  • Panelist, Ladies Get Paid, "Flexibility in the Workplace," June 13, 2017

  • Speaker, Consumer Affairs Committee, City Bar Association, "Using Health Insurance Consumer Protections to Increase Reimbursements for Providers and Decrease Out-of Pocket Costs for Consumers," March 8, 2017

  • Speaker, Fordham Law Bridge the Gap CLE, "Public and Private Health Insurance: Legal and Practical Context," January 22, 2017

  • Guest Lecturer in Fordham Law Professor Paul-Emile's Introduction to Health Law Class, November 1, 2016

  • Guest Speaker, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Housestaff Lecture, "New York State Health Insurance Context," October 5, 2016

PUBLICATIONS

bar admissions

  • New York

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York