Alan Lescht

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Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Washington, DC

Alan Lescht & Associates, PC
 | 1825 K Street Northwest, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-463-6036
Fax: 202-463-6067
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee
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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. 

    Alan Lescht and Associates, P.C., represents federal government and private sector employees. The firm's employment lawyers have vast experience representing federal employees embroiled in disciplinary disputes, private sector employees litigating wrongful termination claims and executives seeking to enter into or out of complicated employment and restrictive covenant agreements. 

    We are recognized as one of Washington, D.C.'s premier employment law firms and are dedicated to protecting the civil rights of individuals in the District of Columbia metropolitan area federal employees worldwide.

     

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Employment & Labor: Employee
    Focus Areas

    Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

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    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020

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    About Alan Lescht

    Admitted: 1994, Washington D.C.

    Professional Webpage: http://www.dcemploymentattorney.com/Attorneys/Alan-Lescht.sh...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Top 10%, Lawyers of Distinction , 2017
    • Top 10%, Lawyers of Distinction , 2018
    • Named one of top employment lawyers in DC, Super Lawyers, 2018
    • Awarded for continuour professional recognition, an accomplishment realized by the Top 1% of American Professionals., The American Registry: America's Most Honored Professionals, 2018
    • Named one of top employment lawyers in DC, Super Lawyers, 2016
    • Named one of top employment lawyers in DC, Super Lawyers, 2017
    • Selected as one of top employment lawyers in DC, Super Lawyers, 2013
    • Named one of top employment lawyers in DC, Super Lawyers, 2015
    • Named One of Top Ten Employment Lawyers in DC., Top Ten Leaders, 2010
    • Named One of Best Employment and Civil Rights Lawyers in DC., Washingtonian Best Lawyers, 2004

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association
    • Florida
    • Member, Labor & Employment Sections, Maryland Bar Association
    • National Employment Lawyers Association
    • Maryland, 1996
    • U.S. District Court
    • Member , American Bar Association
    • New York, 1987
    • District of Columbia
    • Member, Labor & Employment Sections, District of Columbia Bar Association

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Campbell v. DC, 1:12-cv-01769-RC (2016) (obtained jury verdict of $555,000 on behalf of a former DC employee in a Section 1983 wrongful termination of employment case), 2016
    • Chadwick v. D.C., 56 F.Supp.2d 69, D.D.C. 1999
    • Figueroa v. Savanar, 2002 WL 83667, S.D.N.Y. 2002

    Representative Clients:

    • James Weller v. GSA Docket # DA-0752-12-0519-C-1 (MSPB) (sucessfully tried case of former high ranking GSA official who had been removed from his job and obtained reinstatement, back pay and attorney's fees)., 2016
    • Jeffery Smith v. Dep't of the Treasury, EEOC Docket No.l00-2005-00704X
    • Faraci v. CACI, 464 F.Supp.2d 527, E.D. VA 2006
    • Taylor v. ARE, Inc., Case No. 01-7204, Blackburne-Rigsby, J., 2005
    • Chadwick v. D.C., 56 F.Supp.2d 69, D.D.C. 1999
    • Weller v. GSA, DA-0752-12-0519-C-1 (2014) (prevailed at hearing at MSPB on behalf of former GSA commissioner and secured reinstatement, back pay and fees)
    • Janyce Wiggins v. VA, EEOC CASE NO. 100-AO-7779X, A.J. Collazo 2002
    • Jackson v. Housing Authority of Balt. City, D.Md. 2004
    • Robinson v. East Capitol View Community Development Corporation, Inc., Case No. 04CA 5416, Broderick, J., 2006
    • Linwood Jackson v. HABC, Civ. No. 03-86, BG(JKB,, D. Md., 2004
    • Figueroa v. Savanar, 2002 WL 83667, S.D.N.Y. 2002
    • Campbell v. DC, 12-CV-01769-RC (2015) (prevailed at jury trial on Section 1983 claim and secured verdict of $555,000 on behalf of former DC government employee)
    • Yousif v. Safeway, 97-CV-200, D.Md. 1999
    • McFarlane v. Gremillon, Mont. Co. Md. Cir. Ct. 2004
    • Healthcare Strategies, Inc. v. The WellNet Healthcare Plan, Inc. Case No. 13-C-07-70195, Howard County, Maryland, 2007
    • Reginald Fortune v. Joseph Smith & Sons, Inc., CAL06-15017, Circuit Court, Prince George's County, 2008
    • Sandra Brown v. Noyes Air Conditioning Contractors, Inc., Case No. 279648, Circuit Court, Montgomery County, Md., 2007
    • Grullon v. South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corp., 712 N.Y.S.2d 911, N.Y. Co. 2000
    • Juliette Johnson v. Reliable Mail Service, Inc., Case No. 99 Civ. 5877, McKenna, J. 2002

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Selected to Super Lawyers, 2014
    • Named one of 16 best employment lawyers in Washington, DC by Expertise.com, 2018

    Educational Background:

    • George Washington University, District of Columbia, B.A., 1984
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    Office Location for Alan Lescht

    1825 K Street Northwest
    Suite 750
    Washington, DC 20006

    Phone: 202-463-6036

    Fax: 202-463-6067

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    Last Updated: 8/27/2020

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