Biography

ALKIDA KACANI is an Associate in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management and Litigation & Business Disputes practices, in the firm's Newark office. She concentrates her practice on employment and commercial litigation.

Ms. Kacani:

  • Represents clients in employment-related litigation on a broad array of matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, constructive discharge, and wage and hour litigation, concerning state and federal employment statutes
  • Counsels clients on implementing employment practices and procedures, such as employee handbooks and stand-alone policies; the accommodation of employee disabilities; hiring, disciplinary, and termination decisions; medical leaves of absence; and overtime, minimum wage, and classification issues
  • Litigates trade secret, non-compete, non-solicitation, raiding, and other restrictive covenant matters in various industries
  • Assists government agencies in the investigation and prosecution of trade secret theft matters
  • Represents businesses in various sectors in diverse and complex commercial litigation matters

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Kacani served as a law clerk to the Honorable Francine A. Schott of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Part, Essex Vicinage.

Education
  • Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., 2010)
  • Rutgers University (B.A., 2007)
    • magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Court Admissions
  • New Jersey State Courts
  • New York State Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • New York
Languages
  • Albanian