Practice Areas

Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits

Education

Stony Brook University (B.A.,1989)

Brooklyn Law School         (J.D., 2000)

Bar Admissions

New York

U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

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Alexander Soric
Associate

Email: asoric@kanekessler.com
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Tel: 212.519.5178
Fax: 212.245.3009


ALEXANDER SORIC is an associate in the firm’s Labor and Employment Law practice group and has significant experience in representing management in labor relations, including in arbitration hearings, collective bargaining, mediations and in matters before the National Labor Relations Board. Mr. Soric conducts training for managers in labor relations, union avoidance and anti-harassment. He has represented management in several class actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Davis-Bacon Act and State wage-hour matters in federal and state courts and agencies. Mr. Soric has represented numerous employers in employment discrimination matters in federal and state courts and agencies. His experience also includes negotiating and drafting employment, non-compete and separation agreements, drafting personnel polices and counseling clients on federal, state and city labor, wage-hour and discrimination law compliance.

Mr. Soric has represented numerous clients in a wide variety of industries, including telecommunications, hotels, restaurants, private clubs, hospitals, nursing homes, manufacturing concerns, construction contractors, as well as universities and not-for-profits. He has served as court-appointed labor counsel to a receiver. Prior to joining Kane Kessler, P.C., Mr. Soric was an associate in the New York City office of a national labor and employment management defense firm, representing clients in employment discrimination, non-compete and wage-hour matters.

While in law school, Mr. Soric was awarded the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Trial Advocacy. From 2001 to 2002, Mr. Soric served as a federal Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Raymond J. Dearie, United States District Judge in the Eastern District of New York. He served as a Courtroom Deputy for ten years prior to and during law school in the Eastern District of New York.

Memberships and Associations

New York State Bar Association
        Member, Eastern District Committee on Litigation

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Representative Engagements

  • recently represented a hotel in an arbitration hearing against two longtime employees discharged for racial harassment and obtained an award sustaining their discharges.
  • recently represented a hotel in an arbitration hearing against a longtime employee and Union Delegate discharged for making verbal threats in violation of the Hotel's workplace violence policy and obtained an award sustaining the discharge.
  • recently represented a hotel in a gender discrimination claim before the New York State Division of Human Rights and obtained a no probable cause finding and dismissal.
  • recently represented a hotel in an unfair labor practice proceeding before National Labor Relations Board and obtained a withdrawal of the charge.