Biography, News & Publications
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
FORDHAM LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctor (cum laude), 2014
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
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
“Exercising Your Rights to Pump at Work,” Boober, August 2019
“Backgrounder: New York City’s New Lactation Law,” Mindr, April 9, 2019
“Negotiating Your Own Maternity Leave: Setting Yourself Up for Success!” The Woman Advocate, American Bar Association, November 21, 2017
“Eight Questions to Ask About Maternity Leave,” Pronatal Fitness, July 18, 2017
“Five Things to Consider Before Telling Your Boss You’re Pregnant,” A Child Grows in Brooklyn, May 31, 2017
"Using Health Insurance Consumer Protections to Increase Reimbursements for Providers and Decrease Out-of Pocket Costs for Consumers," New York State Bar Association Health Law Journal, Winter 2016
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