Alexander Leong, a resident of Great Neck, was named a 2015 New York Super Lawyer. This distinctive honor is bestowed on less than five percent of lawyers in the New York area.
Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP announced that Leong was given this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.
Alexander Leong is Of Counsel in the Firm’s Employment & Labor Practice group. Leong has represented employers in connection with employment discrimination cases, wage and hour and prevailing wage disputes and investigations, unemployment insurance tax audits and claims, and workers’ compensation penalties matters, pending before courts, arbitrators and government agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States Department of Labor and New York State Department of Labor, New York State Division of Human Rights, New York City Commission on Human Rights and New York State Workers’ Compensation Board.
Leong has counseled employers on matters involving employee discipline, leave and internal investigations of misconduct. He has also represented employers in unfair labor practice investigations and trials and representation hearings before the National Labor Relations Board, and unionized employers in labor arbitrations. In addition, the attorney has been retained by businesses in matters involving trade secrets and restrictive covenants. He is also a member of the Nassau County Bar Association.