Alba Aviles represents private and public sector businesses in commercial litigation matters before state and federal courts, such as shareholder litigation, enforcement of restrictive covenants and intellectual property disputes. She has experience handling employment matters, including drafting employee handbook policies, arbitration of employment, sexual harassment, retaliation, and hostile work environment claims. Alba also represents mortgage companies, loan servicers and other financial institutions in the defense of claims by borrowers. Additionally, she has experience drafting EB-5 petitions for immigrant investors, real estate developers and regional centers.
Alba served as a law clerk to The Honorable Walter Koprowski, Jr., Presiding Judge in the New Jersey Superior Court's Chancery Division - General Equity/Probate Part in Essex County. There, she gained experience in business litigation, as well as probate litigation. During law school, she was a legal intern for the Honorable Michael Shipp, U.S.D.J., while he served as a magistrate, and the Honorable Faith Hochberg, U.S.D.J. in the District of the New Jersey. Prior to law school, Alba worked in New York City for two start-ups, where she gained unique perspective on the growth and development of these businesses.
Represents employer to obtain dismissal of discrimination charges
Represents employer before the Department of Labor for unemployment benefits
Recipient of Rutgers School of Law - Newark Pro Bono Award
Recipient of Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey Scholarship
Morristown County Bar Pollock Fellow, 2011