Alexander S. Malson counsels employers on a broad range of human resources management and compliance issues involving federal, state, and local laws governing the workplace. Alex’s practice includes advising employers on day-to-day employment matters such as performance counseling, employee discipline and termination, leave requirements, wage and hour compliance, FLSA exemption and independent contractor misclassification, and enforcement of restrictive covenants. He also assists employers with drafting personnel policies and procedures.
Additionally, Alex represents employers in all phases of employment litigation before US federal and state courts, the US Department of Labor, the EEOC, and state and local administrative agencies, where he has defended employers against claims arising under Title VII, the ADEA, the ADA, the FLSA, the OSH Act, and state analogues.
In addition to his employment practice, Alex maintains an active pro bono practice and previously secured immigration relief under the Convention Against Torture for a pro bono client facing deportation.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Alex served as an intern to Judge Robert L. Wilkins of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the US District Court for the District of Columbia. While attending the University of Michigan Law School, he served as a senior judge for the first-year Legal Practice Program and as an editor for the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review.
University of Michigan Law School, 2013, J.D.
University of Michigan, 2009, B.A.
District of Columbia
US District Court for the District of Columbia
US District Court for the District of Maryland
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017, 2019)