Alan Lescht: Attorney with Alan Lescht & Associates, P.C.

Biography

Described by clients as "exceptional" and "a true lawyer's lawyer", Alan Lescht has long been recognized as one of the best employment lawyers in Washington, DC. Newsweek Magazine, Washingtonian Magazine, Super Lawyers and Top Ten Leaders Program have featured Alan as one of the top employment lawyers in Washington, DC.

Alan Lescht has been successfully litigating employment discrimination, civil rights, and commercial litigation cases for more than 25 years. He is a founding partner of Alan Lescht and Associates, PC, where he oversees the firm's employment litigation and counseling practices.

Lescht has written extensively on employment law and been quoted in the Washington Post, Federal Employees News Digest, Lawyers.com, National Public Radio, CBS and ABC.

Mr. Lescht is an active member of the American Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association.Mr. Lescht received a Bachelor of Arts degree, from George Washington University and he received a J.D. degree, from St. John's University. Mr. Lescht practiced in New York with Dreyer & Traub and later with Reid & Priest, in New York and Washington, DC, before founding his firm.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Employment Litigation
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Employee Rights
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Appellate Practice
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Contracts
  • Noncompete Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202-463-6036  Phone
202-463-6067  Fax
www.dcemploymentattorney.com
University Attended:
George Washington University, B.A., 1984
Law School Attended:
St. John's University, J.D., 1987
Year of First admission:
1988
Admission:
1988, New York; 1989, Florida; 1994, District of Columbia; 1996, Maryland
Memberships:
New York State and American Bar Associations; District of Columbia Bar; The Florida Bar; Maryland State Bar Association.
Languages:
Spanish
Reported Cases:
Figueroa v. Savanar, 2002 WL 83667 (S.D.N.Y. 2002) $200,000; Chadwick v. D.C., 56 F.Supp.2d 69 (D.D.C. 1999) $400,000; Grullon v. South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corp., 712 N.Y.S. 2d 911 (N.Y. Co. 2000) $125,804.89; Yousif v. Safeway, 97-CV-200 (D.Md. 1999) $422,500.
ISLN:
905507994
Payment Information:
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Other
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.7/5.0 (20)
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      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/19/14 in Employment Law on 06/19/14

      Having known and worked with Mr. Lescht for more than 20 years, I can state without reservation that he is a first rate practitioner in all respects.

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      Having known and worked with Mr. Lescht for more than 20 years, I can state without reservation that he is a first rate practitioner in all respects.

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    • Alan Lescht

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 06/19/14 in Employment Law on 06/19/14

      Alan is an outstanding employment lawyer.

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      Alan is an outstanding employment lawyer.

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    • Alan Lescht

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/19/14 in Intellectual Property Rights on 06/19/14

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    • Alan Lescht

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/11/14 in Labor and Employment on 06/11/14

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    • Alan Lescht

      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 06/11/14 in Litigation on 06/11/14

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    • Alan Lescht

      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 06/11/14 in Employment Law on 06/11/14

      Alan is an outstanding attorney of the highest ethical character. He deserves the highest rating.

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      Alan is an outstanding attorney of the highest ethical character. He deserves the highest rating.

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    • Alan Lescht

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 09/10/12 in Labor and Employment on 09/10/12

      Great lawyer. Typically an adversary, for whom I have much respect.

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      Great lawyer. Typically an adversary, for whom I have much respect.

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    • Alan Lescht

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 09/10/12 in Employment Discrimination on 09/10/12

      Solid and ethical plaintiffs' lawyer

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      Solid and ethical plaintiffs' lawyer

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    • Alan Lescht

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/08/12 in Employment Law on 09/08/12

      I've known Mr. Lescht for many years and can attest to his consumate expertise in his area of practice and his high ethical standards.

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      I've known Mr. Lescht for many years and can attest to his consumate expertise in his area of practice and his high ethical standards.

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    • Alan Lescht

      5.0/5.0 by a Unknown on 06/05/08 in Employment Litigation on 06/05/08

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