About 

ALIAKSANDRA JAIN  is a partner at Outten & Golden LLP in New York and a member of the firm’s Individual Practice Group. Since joining the firm in 2018, Ms. Jain has successfully litigated a number of high-profile employment discrimination cases in federal courts across the country as well as in arbitration forums and has reached hundreds of pre-litigation settlements through negotiation with employers in financial, technology, advertising, entertainment, and non-profit sectors. Prior to O&G, Ms. Jain gained extensive litigation experience as an associate at the law firm Giskan Solotaroff & Anderson LLP (“GSA”), where she represented individuals in employment and civil rights cases and consumer class actions and corporations and individuals in commercial litigation. While at GSA, Ms. Jain served as a first chair in an arbitration hearing before JAMS representing a former senior manager against a renowned New York City hotel in a wrongful termination case and obtained a significant damages award for the client. Ms. Jain received her undergraduate degree (“Specialist in International Law”), magna cum laude, from Belarusian State University in 2009, and her J.D. from the City University of New York School of Law in 2014. During law school, Ms. Jain was a New York State Bar Association Kenneth G. Standard In-House Diversity Fellow at Pitney Bowes, Inc. (a Fortune 500 company), participated in the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Mock Trial Competition, and was enrolled in the Equality Concentration focusing on employment discrimination and civil rights litigation. Before law school, Ms. Jain lived and practiced business law in Belarus and interned at the International Arbitration Court at the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

(*Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.)

Bar Admission and Professional Activity

  • Ms. Jain is admitted to practice law only in New York and New Jersey.
  • Ms. Jain is admitted to the following federal courts: The United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York; and the District of New Jersey.
  • Co-Chair of ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law Newsletter Committee.
  • She is also an internationally ranked chess master.

Video & Podcasts

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Speaking Engagements

2023

  • Panelist: “Employment Law Fundamentals – overview of key laws governing employee leave, disability and accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act,” American Bar Association, Section of Labor & Employment Law

2022

  • Panelist: “How to Navigate the Turbulent Job Market?,” Belarusian Business Association, Sprava, New York, NY

2020

  • Speaker: “Overview of Labor & Employment Law in the United States,” Belarusian Community Organization, Pahonia, New York, NY

Blogs & Publications

New York’s New Privacy Law Entitles Employees to Notice of Electronic Monitoring

As work-from-home arrangements remain widespread, more employees wonder if their employers are monitoring their email, electronic messaging, or Internet browsing activity (whether they work on employer-issued or personal devices) and whether such surveillance is actually legal. While a recently-enacted New York law does not shed light on which forms of electronic surveillance are lawful, it obligates employers notify employees in writing if they are planning to engage in such a monitoring.

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Awards & Recognition

  • 2022-2023: Super Lawyers – Rising Star

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