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Gregory T. Alvarez

Berkeley Heights

P 908-795-5124
F 908-464-2614


Gregory T. Alvarez is a Principal in the Berkeley Heights, 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 life sciences 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

  • Latino Leaders, Top Latino Lawyers 
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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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December 2, 2019
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10 Jackson Lewis Attorneys Named Among the Top Latino Lawyers of 2019

December 2, 2019

NEW YORK, NY (December 2, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 10 attorneys have been named to the “Top Latino Lawyers 2019” list compiled by Latino Leaders Magazine. The annual list honors successful and inspirational lawyers from across the country for being leaders in... Read More

August 15, 2019
Jackson Lewis

The Best Lawyers in America 2020 Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys

August 15, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 210 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive... Read More

December 1, 2018
Latino Leaders Magazine

Gregory Alvarez, Jason Gavejian, Angela Quiles Nevarez and Pedro Jaime Torres-Díaz are Recognized in "Top Latino Lawyers of 2018"

December 1, 2018

Gregory Alvarez, Jason Gavejian, Angela Quiles Nevarez and Pedro Jaime Torres-Díaz are spotlighted in "Top Latino Lawyers 2018," published by Latino Leaders Magazine.   Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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