Overview

Alexa Miller is a trusted advisor who regularly counsels employers on planning reductions in force, conducting pay equity audits, complying with state drug testing and cannabis laws, structuring diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) goals and navigating federal and state leave entitlements. Alexa also provides strategic advice on pandemic-related crisis management issues, including complying with federal, state and local COVID-19 restrictions and vaccine mandates, managing disability and religious accommodations, responding to COVID-19 outbreaks and implementing return to work plans. Alexa represents clients in a variety of employment-related disputes involving discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour compliance, and whistleblower claims in both federal and state courts and before administrative agencies. In addition, she conducts trainings and frequently lectures on various topics in employment law.

Prior to joining the firm, Alexa was an associate at a national management-side employment law firm. After graduating from law school, she served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Warren E. Jones, justice of the Idaho Supreme Court. While in law school, Alexa participated in the Vaccine Injury Litigation Clinic where she represented individuals seeking compensation for vaccine-related injuries before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Alexa is a contributor to LaborSphere, a firm blog which provides coverage and insights on breaking cases, recently enacted legislation and a broad range of employee benefits and labor issues. Alexa is a member of the labor and employment group’s HR Compliance, Training and Transactions team. She is also a member of the firm’s COVID-19 Task Force and COVID-19 Vaccine Team.

Credentials

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
New York

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Clerkships

Supreme Court of Idaho, Hon. Warren E. Jones, 2011-2012

Education

George Washington University Law School
J.D. with honors, The George Washington Law Review - Notes and Projects Editor (2011)

Florida Atlantic University
B.A. magna cum laude (2006)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Getting Into the Weeds: What the Legalization of Cannabis Means for New Jersey Employers
    Presenter, County College of Morris, November 16, 2021
  • Best Practices to Help Employers Navigate Return to Work Issues During COVID-19 Pandemic
    Presenter, County College of Morris, November 10, 2020

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Morris County Chapter (Legislative Chair, 2015-16)

Firm Leadership

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP — Women’s Leadership Committee, 2016-20

Honors

  • Best Lawyers®— "Ones to Watch," Labor and Employment Law – Management, 2021-22

Awards Methodology

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