Alexander J. Mezny

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Mezny Alexander J.

Al Mezny is a member of the Board of Directors of the Firm who provides efficient counsel concerning your employment and information issues based on his 25 years of legal experience and his practical experience running his own business.

Al uses his experience to counsel employers concerning complex leave of absence and termination issues, preparation and review of employee handbooks and personnel policies, wage and hour issues, and sexual harassment investigations.

Al defends management in wage and hour class action litigation, ERISA and COBRA claims, discrimination claims including sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge claims and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board.

Al works with private and public employers in connection with their information asset management including confidentiality and noncompetition agreements. Al has years of experience protecting intellectual property interests such as trade secrets, copyrights, trademarks, unfair competition, “typosquatting” and Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution proceedings both through litigation and preventive measures.

It is Al’s privilege to represent many employers in Rockford as well as national and multinational employers.

University of Illinois JD 1992
Yale University BA (with distinction in the major) 1989

State of Illinois 1992
U.S. District Court, Illinois Northern District 1993
U.S. District Court, Illinois Northern District Trial Bar 1995
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Analyst, Transform Rockford
Chairman, Rockford Music Academy Foundation Board
Cub Scout Pack 559 Leader
Boy Scout Troop 41 Advancement Co-coordinator
Winnebago County Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Certified Mediator, 17th Judicial Circuit

“Leading Lawyer”, Illinois

HolmstromKennedyPC (1992-Present)