As a member of the Littler CaseSmart – Charges™ team and based in Florida, Alexandra Blanco Mangas is responsible for handling charges from investigation to conclusion. She works on client-dedicated service teams, focusing on handling administrative agency charges. She investigates charge allegations, reviews pertinent documents, interviews key witnesses, and provides clients an assessment of the risks associated with the charge. In partnership with the client, she defends the charge by drafting persuasive position statements and responses to the agency’s requests for information.
Previously, Alexandra advised clients on employment related matters involving compliance with federal and state laws and best employment practices.
Prior to joining Littler, she was employed at a full service regional firm where she focused on employment law and litigation, with experience defending a wide range of employment matters, including wage and hour, discrimination, accommodation, retaliation, and whistleblowing. Alexandra handled all facets of litigation (federal, state and administrative charges) and alternative dispute resolution. She began her career at a commercial and franchise litigation firm where she managed arbitration proceedings and federal and state court cases from pre-trial phase through settlement, involving complex commercial litigation, franchise and employment issues.
During law school, Alexandra was a member of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, and was actively involved in both team and individual legal competitions. Alexandra worked for a securities regulation firm, as well as the Office of Inspector General at the New York City Department of Investigation preparing cases before presenting them to the district attorney. She also handed intellectual property matters at a multinational luxury fashion company.
Prior to attending law school, she worked in the Department of Justice as an intern in the Money Laundering and Asset Forfeiture Division. Alexandra also was the assistant executive director of an international certification association dedicated to training hundreds of government and private sector professionals in the financial crime field.