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Alexander  Sakin

Alexander Sakin

Attorney at Law

New York
Licensed in
NY
University of
Michigan Law
School

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I have nearly a decade of experience as an employment and commercial litigator, having practiced in Manhattan at Latham & Watkins, LLP and Harris, St. Laurent & Chaudhry LLP. I also served as Deputy Attorney General in the Corruption Bureau of the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office.

Fluent in Russian and French, I have extensive experience representing individuals and companies in employment and business negotiations and disputes. Typical matters that I have worked on include: employment agreement negotiation, drafting of demand letters, employee handbook drafting, enforcement of non-competes, and litigation for breach of
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"I had an excellent experience with Alex. He explained my various options clearly and convincingly. Would use again."

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"I would highly recommend Alex. He was efficient, practical, and very insightful."

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Work History

Law Office of Alexander Sakin, LLC

Founder/Partner

Apr 2017 - Present

Based in Manhattan, I represent individuals and businesses in employment-related disputes and negotiations, and in business litigation and counseling.

My clients include technology and education startups, entrepreneurs, investors, and employees in a variety of industries.

Apr 2017 - Present

Office of the Attorney General, State of New Jersey

Deputy Attorney General

Apr 2016 - Mar 2017

As prosecutor in the Corruption and Government Fraud Bureau, handled the investigation and prosecution of fraud, bribery, money laundering, and other misconduct in the public sector.

Apr 2016 - Mar 2017

Harris, St. Laurent & Chaudhry LLP

Associate

Oct 2010 - Mar 2016

I worked for a variety of clients, both corporate and individual, in employment and business disputes. I played key roles in three federal jury trials, as well as numerous arbitrations and mediations. One highlight of my career included winning two federal jury trial verdicts of over $20 million for an education industry client cut out of a profitable business venture.

Oct 2010 - Mar 2016

Latham & Watkins

Associate

Oct 2007 - Feb 2009

Represented European investment bank in complex state court trial over a failed merger; Represented Russian telecom company in
arbitration stemming from its failed attempt to purchase stake in Kyrgyzstan mobile network operator; Latham & Watkins is #7 on the Vault Law 100 rankings

Oct 2007 - Feb 2009

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