Alex C. Weinstein is an Associate at Vedder Price and a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment practice group in the Chicago office.
His practice includes representing employers in all aspects of employment litigation and counseling. His litigation practice includes class and collective actions, general labor and employment issues, pay equity analysis and disputes, 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.
Mr. Weinstein devotes a large portion of his practice to representing clients in non-compete and trade secret matters. His experience includes counseling, drafting restrictive covenant agreements, negotiating resolutions of disputes and litigating restrictive covenant disputes.
Mr. Weinstein also advises federal government contractors and subcontractors on unique employment, affirmative action and other compliance issues that arise in the government contracts sphere. Some examples of his work 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 and Davis-Bacon Act compliance; and defending clients during OFCCP and Department of Labor audits and enforcement proceedings.
Mr. Weinstein was selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2017, 2019 and 2020. Prior to joining Vedder Price he was an Associate with two Am Law 100 firms, and he has also worked with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in procurement and law enforcement operations.