Alan Lescht

Alan Lescht: Attorney with Alan Lescht & Associates, P.C.
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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,, 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:
202-798-8504  Phone
202-463-6036  Phone
202-463-6067  Fax
University Attended:
George Washington University, B.A., 1984
Law School Attended:
St. John's University, J.D., 1987
Year of First Admission:
1988, New York; 1989, Florida; 1996, Maryland; 1994, District of Columbia
New York State and American Bar Associations; District of Columbia Bar; The Florida Bar; Maryland State Bar Association.
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.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Other
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

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

    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.

    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. Read less

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

    Alan is an outstanding employment lawyer.

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