Health care is the most heavily regulated industry in America with overlapping federal and state statutes, and administrative regulation by an array of government agencies, covering every aspect of a health care entity’s operations, plus additional regulations of all professionals and technicians by various licensing boards.
As Co-Chair of the firm’s Healthcare Law Group, and with a Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Law Compliance, Dennis is our lead attorney for representing clients in the healthcare industry. Dennis has over two decades of experience in representing various types of healthcare and related companies, as well as individual professionals, including management and billing service providers, third party administrators, industry trade associations, group purchasing organizations, surgical and imaging centers, laboratories and all other types of licensed healthcare facilities, medical groups, physicians, and other healthcare professionals.
Labor & Employment
With a Master of Law degree in employment law, and as Co-Chairman of the firm’s Employment Law Group, Dennis J. Alessi has spent over thirty-five years representing employers in all aspects of employment law and human resource management; specifically assisting employers in developing and implementing comprehensive personnel management programs, including employee manuals, and all personnel policies and forms; conducting educational seminars for managers on all aspects of personnel management; otherwise ensuring employer compliance with all employment-related laws; and counseling employers on managing individual personnel problems to avoid lawsuits.
When litigation is brought by employees, Dennis has defended employers before the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and all other federal and state employment regulatory agencies. Dennis has also defended employers in hundreds of employment discrimination/harassment, wrongful termination, and “whistleblower” cases in all federal and state courts in New Jersey and New York, in administrative law hearings and arbitrations.
Dennis also has decades of expertise in traditional labor law, including conducting union avoidance campaigns, negotiating collective bargaining agreements, grievance processing and arbitrations, wage and hour audits and litigation, and all forms of proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), federal and state Departments of Labor.