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Alexandra Shulman

Alexandra Shulman

Senior Counsel

Expertise

  • Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Class Actions
  • Trade Secrets & Employee Mobility

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Buchalter
Washington, U.S.A.

Profile

Alexandra (Alex) Shulman is a member of Buchalter’s Litigation and Labor and Employment Practice Groups. She defends employers against claims in a variety of labor and employment litigation areas, including wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, wage and hour, health and safety, and employee mobility matters.

Ms. Shulman also provides employers of all sizes with advice and counsel on a wide range of issues, including hiring, terminations, disciplinary matters, employment agreements, policy and handbook review, protected leave, noncompetition agreements and restrictive covenants, reductions in force, workplace accommodations, privacy laws, health and safety issues, wage and hour laws, and other matters of legal compliance.

In addition to her employment practice, Ms. Shulman also represents clients in complex business, commercial, consumer fraud, and professional liability litigation.

Ms. Shulman has been selected as an Oregon Rising Star by Oregon Super Lawyers in the area of Employment & Labor from 2017 to 2021.

Professional Activities

  • Multnomah County Bar Association, 2015 to Present
  • Owen M. Panner American Inns of Court, 2016 to 2018
  • Campaign for Equal Justice, Associates Committee, 2015 to 2017
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Women Lawyers Section Executive Board, 2013 to 2015

Publications

  • Oregon State Bar Legal Publications, Advising Oregon Businesses, Vol. 3, Chapter 49: Company Policies (2018 ed.)

Bar Admissions

  • Washington
  • Oregon
  • Alabama

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law
  • Johns Hopkins University
Areas of Practice

Class Actions | Labor & Employment | Litigation | Trade Secrets & Employee Mobility

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Highlights of Ms. Shulman’s work include:

  • Obtained a defense verdict in a two-week jury trial on an $11 million dollar whistleblower retaliation claim.
  • Obtained dismissal of complaint before the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries alleging disability, sex, and sexual orientation discrimination.
  • Obtained dismissal with prejudice of all claims asserted against two attorney defendants.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of defendant in a case involving allegations of disability discrimination and sexual harassment.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of law firm defendant in legal malpractice matter.

Articles

  • New Oregon Legislation Further Restricts the Use of Noncompetition Agreements
  • Pacific Northwest Labor & Employment Law Update: New Laws Effective in 2021
  • Buchalter COVID-19 Client Alert: Court Decision Expands Families First Coronavirus Response Act Coverage
  • Buchalter COVID-19 Client Alert: Mitigating Exposure to Employee COVID-19 Illness Claims


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