Alexa Miller is a trusted advisor who regularly counsels employers on planning workplace restructurings, complying with federal and state drug testing requirements and cannabis laws, structuring diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) goals, conducting pay equity audits, and navigating federal and state leave entitlements. Alexa also provides strategic advice on crisis management issues, employee discipline, and conducts sensitive internal investigations. Alexa is best known for her pragmatic, business-focused approach at crafting creative strategies to solve client problems.

Alexa is also an avid defender helping clients to achieve successful litigation outcomes 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, arbitrations, and before administrative agencies. Additionally, she conducts trainings and frequently lectures on various topics in employment law including preventing sexual harassment, managing accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), workplace cannabis issues and other hot topics in employment law.

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.

Previous Experience

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.


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


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


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

Firm Blog Contributions

  • LaborSphere – a resource providing coverage and insights on breaking cases, recently enacted legislation and a broad range of labor issues

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers Moms Affinity Group — Co-Chair, January 2024-present
  • 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


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2022
  • New Jersey Law Journal — New Jersey Legal Awards “New Leaders of the Bar” Honoree, 2022
  • Chambers USA — New Jersey, Labor & Employment, "Associates to Watch," 2022-23
  • Best Lawyers® — "Ones to Watch," Labor and Employment Law – Management, 2021-24
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