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Alan Lescht

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Alan Lescht has been successfully litigating employment discrimination, civil rights, and commercial litigation cases for more than 25 years. He is a founding partner of Alan Lescht and Associates, PC, where he oversees the firm's employment litigation and counseling practices. Lescht has written extensively on employment law and been quoted in the Washington Post, Federal Employees News Digest,, National Public Radio, CBS and ABC. Described by clients as "exceptional" and "a true lawyer's lawyer", Alan Lescht has long been recognized as one of the best employment lawyers in Washington, DC. Newsweek Magazine, Washingtonian Magazine, Super Lawyers and Top Ten Leaders Program have featured Alan as one of the top employment lawyers in Washington, DC. Mr. Lescht is an active member of the American Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association. Mr. Lescht received a Bachelor of Arts degree, from George Washington University and he received a J.D. degree, from St. John's University. Mr. Lescht practiced in New York with Dreyer & Traub and later with Reid & Priest, in New York and Washington, DC, before founding his firm. PRACTICE AREAS: Washington DC Employment Law Practice Washington DC Federal Employment Discipline Removal Washington DC MSPB Claims Washington DC Employment Discrimination Washington DC Security Clearance Attorneys Washington DC Whistleblower Lawyers Washington DC Employment Contracts & Disputes Washington DC Sexual Harassment Washington DC Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Washington DC Employee Rights Attorney Education: St. John's University School of Law, J.D. - 1987 George Washington University, District of Columbia, B.A. - 1984 Professional Associations and Memberships: Maryland Bar Association, Labor & Employment Sections, Member District of Columbia Bar Association, Labor & Employment Sections, Member American Bar Association, Member National Employment Lawyers Association Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association Bar Admissions New York, 1987 Maryland, 1996 Florida District of Columbia U.S. District Court Work experience: Title Company name Duration Managing Partner Alan Leschts and Associates, PC 1996 - Present Attorney Reid & Priest 1989 - 1996 Associate Dreyer and Traub 1988 - 1989 Associate Goetz, Fitzpatrick & Flynn 1987 - 1988 Summer Associate Goetz, Fitzpatrick & Flynn 1986 - 1986 CONTACT : Alan Lescht & Associates, P.C. 1050 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036 Ph: (202) 463-6036 Fax: (202) 463-6067 Web: SOCIAL PROFILES:

Recent publications

  • Throwing stuff at women: The new sexual harassment?

    • Alan Lescht
  • Dual role of caregiver and employee: Know your rights

    • Alan Lescht


JD - Juris Doctor

Saint John's University School of Law

January 1984 - January 1987(3 years)

BA - Bachelor of Arts

George Washington University

January 1981 - January 1984(3 years)