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Nina McCann
Director of Public Relations
Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP

Of Counsel Alexander Leong Joins Employment and Labor Department of Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP

August 24th, 2015 — Jeffrey D. Forchelli, Managing Partner of Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP (the Firm), announced that Alexander Leong has joined the Firm as Of Counsel in the Employment and Labor department.

Alexander 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 but not limited to, 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.  Additionally, Alexander, has counseled employers on matters involving employee discipline, leave, and internal investigations of misconduct.  Alexander 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.  Further, Alexander has represented businesses in matters involving trade secrets and restrictive covenants.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Leong was counsel in the Employment and Labor Practice Group of a nationally recognized law firm. Alexander is also a member of the New York State Bar Association.

In making the announcement, Forchelli noted how this addition represents the latest step in the Firm’s ongoing growth plan, and add significant depth and breadth to the Firm’s substantial Employment and Labor department. 

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Founded in 1976, Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo, & Terrana LLP is one of Long Island's most acclaimed and distinguished law firms. Headquartered in Uniondale, NY, the Firm is conveniently located for clients in Nassau and Suffolk. The Firm employs 60 attorneys who provide counsel to a broad range of clients, including national, regional and local businesses, major real estate developers and organizations, banks, insurance companies, municipalities, educational institutions, and individuals. Personal attention and quality representation that is both practical and cost-effective are hallmarks of the Firm's policy towards clients.

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