Alexander J. Mezny

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Employment & Labor Law – Management
Intellectual Property Litigation
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Mezny Alexander J.

Al Mezny solves your employment and information issues by drawing on his practical experience running the Firm as its Managing Partner as well as his 29 years as an attorney.

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.

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

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.

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

Past President and Board Member, Rockford Music Academy Foundation Board
Winnebago County Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Certified Mediator, 17th Judicial Circuit

“Leading Lawyer”, Illinois

HolmstromKennedyPC (1992-Present)