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Gregory T. Alvarez

Principal
Morristown

P 973-451-6307
F 973-540-9015
Gregory.Alvarez@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Gregory T. Alvarez is a Principal in the Morristown, New Jersey, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He focuses his practice on employment litigation, including class and collective action cases, as well as employment law counseling.  Mr. Alvarez is a member of the firm’s Hispanic-American Attorney Resource Group and former Board Liaison to the firm’s Diversity Committee.

Mr. Alvarez joined Jackson Lewis in 1994 and has since counseled employers on complying with the law and minimizing their risk of employment law claims. Mr. Alvarez is a member of the firm’s Disability Leave and Health Management Practice Group. Mr. Alvarez also counsels and provides training to employers on many other employment law issues, including reductions in force, responding to employee complaints, including complaints of harassment, and restrictive covenant/non-compete-related issues.

In addition, Mr. Alvarez is a member of the firm’s Class Action Practice Group. He defends employers in federal and state court litigation and administrative charges, including many wage and hour class and collective actions and other multi-plaintiff litigations. Mr. Alvarez also has many years of experience representing Professional Employer Organizations (PEO), limousine companies and hospitals, as well as employers in the elevator and pharmaceutical industries.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Alvarez was a Field Attorney for Region 22 of the National Labor Relations Board, investigating and prosecuting unfair labor practices and conducting representation elections and hearings. Before law school, Mr. Alvarez worked in Human Resources for Macy's.

Mr. Alvarez works closely with numerous SHRM chapters and other similar business organizations, regularly speaking on a wide variety of employment law issues.

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
  • Hispanic National Bar
  • New Jersey Hispanic Bar Associations
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Society for Human Resource Management, Legislative/Legal Officer for the North Jersey Rockland Chapter

Published Works

  • "Dealing with Child Pornography in the Workplace," Employment Law Supplement to the New Jersey Law Journal (January 2008) [Co-Author]
  • "Private-Sector Employees and Workplace Privacy in the Electronic Era," New Jersey Lawyer Magazine (August 2007) [Co-Author]
  • "An Ounce Of Prevention: Avoiding Liability For Workplace Harassment And The Importance Of Effective Preventive Measures," Commerce and Industry Association Magazine (April 2003) [Co-Author]
  • "Is Arbitration Right for Your Company," Financial Executive (December 2002) [Co-Author]
  • "To Arbitrate or Not to Arbitrate," Commerce (April 2002) [Co-Author]
  • "An Employers Guide to Avoiding the Pitfalls Associated with E-Mail and Internet Monitoring," New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly 25.2 (Spring 2002) [Co-Author]

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November 5, 2018
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Victor Barkalov and Gregory Alvarez Discuss Jackson Lewis' Growth in Mobile Lawyering

November 5, 2018

Victor Barkalov and Gregory Alvarez discuss the firm's mobile security policy and how mobile applications can help foster better client services in "Deconstructing the Desktop: Inside Law Firms’ Mobile App Evolution," published by Legaltech News. Subscription may be required to view article. Read More

August 15, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal... Read More

June 18, 2018
TechTarget

Gregory Alvarez and Victor Barkalov Discuss Jackson Lewis' Commitment to Technology-Enabled Transformation

June 18, 2018

Gregory Alvarez and Victor Barkalov discuss the firm's strategic plan to provide clients with leading-edge technologies via self-service apps, automated data-driven compliance assessments, artificial intelligence and soon, chatbots, in "Law firm makes case for technology-enabled transformation,"... Read More

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