Attorney at Law
As a law clerk to an esteemed Justice of the Commercial Division of the NYS Supreme Court, Janel sharpened her legal research and writing abilities and gained unparalleled insight into best practices relating to the formation (and unraveling) of commercial relationships.
Her subsequent clerkship in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of NY further strengthened her analytic skills and provided her with a sophisticated understanding of effective advocacy.
Janel brings a broad base of procedural and substantive knowledge to… read more her practice. She is admitted in both NY and NJ.
- Case Law Research
- Letter of Intent
- Other Legal Research & Writing Matter
- Advisory Agreement
- Business Licenses & Industry Regulations
- Buyout Agreement
- Corporate Dissolution
- Corporate Formation
- Corporate Restructure
- Delaware Incorporation
- Founders Agreement
- Franchise Agreement
- Franchise Disclosure Document
- Franchise Formation
- Joint Venture Formation
- Operating Agreement
- Partnership Formation
- Shareholder Agreement
- Other Business Formation Matter
- Benefits & Compensation
- Contractor Agreement
- Contractor Termination
- Employee Handbook
- Employee Stock Option Plan
- Employee Termination
- Employment Agreement
- Employment Policies & Procedures
- Equity Compensation
- Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement
- Non-Compete Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Employment)
- Severance Agreement
- Worker's Compensation Claims
- Workplace Harassment & Discrimination Claims
- Other Labor & Employment Matter
The Alania Law Firm, LLC
Founding Member, Attorney
Apr 2016 - Present
Provide comprehensive, client-focused advice on matters pertaining to NY and NJ business formation, commercial relationships and transactions, and on NJ estate planning and administration.
Research, draft and prepare various documents, including contracts, testamentary instruments, and state filings.
Provide supplemental legal research and writing services to law firms on an as-needed basis.
Hon. Nina Gershon, U.S.D.J. (E.D.N.Y.)
Judicial Law Clerk
Jan 2013 - Jun 2015
Researched and drafted judicial opinions resolving questions on diverse matters of federal substantive and procedural law, including employment discrimination, civil rights violations, class action certification and settlement, public corruption and health care fraud.
Assisted with all phases of criminal and civil trials, researched evidentiary questions and drafted jury instructions.
Hon. Bernard J. Fried, J.S.C. (Commercial Division of the NYS Supreme Court)
Judicial Law Clerk
Sep 2007 - Aug 2012
Managed pre-trial discovery by conferring with attorneys on issues relating to oral, written and electronic disclosure, mediating discovery disputes and making recommendations on the disposition of pre-trial motions.
Researched and drafted judicial opinions resolving diverse questions of commercial law and NY practice, including interpretation of contractual provisions and judicial dissolution.