Alex W.Karasik

Associate

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Alex's practice is centered in the Labor & Employment department, where he defends employers in a wide range of employment law matters, including class and collective actions, wage and hour collective actions, and single-plaintiff discrimination claims.

Alex first joined the firm as a case assistant following his second year of law school, before returning to the firm after graduation as a senior fellow. In addition to his Labor & Employment law practice, Alex has assisted with a variety of pro bono matters, including cases involving the return of internationally abducted children under the Hague Convention and petitions for certificates of good conduct for felons in Chicago, Illinois.

While in law school, Alex served as the symposium editor for the Journal of Legislation. In addition, he served two terms as the president of the Sports, Communication & Entertainment Law Forum. During his time in law school, Alex clerked for a national labor & employment law firm as well as a personal injury firm in Chicago, before joining Seyfarth Shaw in 2014.

While studying at the University of Southern California, Alex spent over five years working with the USC Trojans football team, where he earned two Rose Bowl rings working under future Super Bowl-winning Coach Pete Carroll. Alex also worked at Fox Sports, where he assisted in the production of NFL and MLB highlights.

  • JD, University of Notre Dame Law School

    Journal of Legislation, symposium editor
    Sports, Communication & Entertainment Law Forum, president

  • MA, University of Southern California
    Communication Management (Entertainment)
  • BA, University of Southern California
    Communication
  • Illinois
  • US District Court, District of Colorado
  • US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • US District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • US District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • US District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin