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Alexandra Lapes, ESQ.


Alexandra Lapes focuses her practice on all aspects of employment law. She advises and counsels clients on employment policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws. Alexandra designs HR policies and employee handbooks that are legally compliant and written in a manner that is consistent with an organization’s culture. She conducts legal research and prepares strategic solutions/ recommendations for disability, accommodation, and compliance related issues. Alexandra also conducts independent workplace investigations of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation concerns.

Alexandra received her J.D. from Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University and her undergraduate degree from New York University. She also attended The Scheinman Institute at Cornell University ILR School where she studied Employee Complaints and Investigations and Advanced Employee Investigations.

Pro Bono Partnership’s Volunteers of the Year 2020
Recipient of The Jackson Lewis Labor and Employment Law Award, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University 2018
Professional Experience
Sapir Schragin, LLP, White Plains, NY, Associate October 2022-October 2023
Sills Cummis & Gross, P.C., Newark, NJ, Associate July 2022-September 2022
Levy Employment Law, LLC Rye, NY, Associate September 2018-June 2022
Professional Activities
New York State Bar Association
New York City Bar Association
New Jersey Bar Association
Society for Human Resource Management
Westchester Human Resource Management Association


Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, White Plains, NY, J.D., May 2018
New York University, New York, NY, Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management, B.S. in Hotel and Tourism Management, May 2011
The Scheinman Institute, Cornell University ILR School, New York, NY, Employee Complaints and Investigations Part 1 and Advanced Employee Investigations Part 2 Spring 2019

State of New York
Supreme Court of New Jersey
NYS and NJ Prohibit Hair and Religious Attire Discrimination, Westchester Human Resource Management Association, Blog, Co-Author March 2020
NYS Requires New Employee Handbook Updates for Reproductive Health Decisions, Westchester Human Resource Management Association, Blog, March 2020
What Penalties Can Employers Suffer for Denying Coronavirus-Based Paid Sick Leave Requests?, Westchester Human Resource Management Association, Blog, March 2020
Speaking Engagements
The New Wage Transparency Laws, from California to Connecticut, Colorado to New York City: Legislative responses to persistent pay inequity and practical considerations, Federal Bar Association CLE Webinar March 2022

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