Alkida Kacani focuses her practice on commercial litigation and employment counseling and litigation. Clients including financial institutions and health care and retail companies count on Alkida to defend them in all stages of litigation. They benefit from her emphasis on forethought and consistency and risk-spotting acumen to quickly see potential solutions to complex matters.
Alkida handles complex commercial litigation, business disputes, and breach of contract matters in federal and state court and in mediation and arbitration proceedings. Employers also rely on her for matters involving breach of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair competition.
Additionally, Alkida represents clients at the state and federal level in a broad array of employment litigation matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, constructive discharge, and wage and hour violations. She also counsels clients on implementing employment practices and procedures, such as employee handbooks and stand-alone policies; accommodations for employee disabilities; hiring, disciplinary, and termination decisions; medical leaves of absence; and overtime, minimum wage, and classification issues. Focused on finding practical solutions that minimize disruption, Alkida helps clients anticipate problems and avoid litigation when possible.
Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Alkida served as a law clerk to the Honorable Francine A. Schott of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Part, Essex Vicinage.