Perspectiva General

Alan I. Model has been representing employers throughout the country in all aspects of labor relations and employment law for more than 25 years. His practice includes:

  • Implementing short-term and long-term labor objectives and strategies 
  • Complying with the National Labor Relations Act
  • Advising management on NLRA compliance
  • Handling collective bargaining and labor arbitrations
  • Drafting employment agreements and policies
  • Enforcing restrictive covenants
  • Assisting in arbitration and mediation

Alan has unique experience representing a variety of employers across the country as well as locally. He works with:

  • Hotels and casinos
  • Retailers
  • Gig economy platforms
  • Cannabis industry 
  • Construction industry employers
  • Manufacturing companies

In addition, Alan helps to foster positive employee relations through crafting and implementing interactive management training. He also counsels human resource professionals with regard to day-to-day workplace issues, assists employers in the development of strategies required for opening new facilities, mergers, relocations, consolidations of existing facilities, acquisitions, subcontracting, reductions-in-force, and drafting and reviewing buy-sell agreements for asset or stock transactions. Alan has advised employers to ensure their NLRA compliance in more than 150 union organizing campaigns.

Alan regularly writes about cutting-edge labor and employment law issues and is a prolific presenter on varied topics. He is a member of the firm's Traditional Labor Law, Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets, and Retail and Hospitality practice groups.

Before joining Littler in 2006, Alan practiced management-side employment and labor law for 13 years and worked for a member of the NLRB.

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias


New Jersey State Bar Association


New York State Bar Association


Essex County Bar Association

2011 and 2012


Essex County Bar Association



Essex County Bar Association



Awarded, AV® Peer Review Rating


Named, The Best Lawyers in America®*


Recipient, Client Choice Award

International Law Office


Named, America's Leading Lawyers for Business

Chambers USA


Named, Super Lawyer**

New Jersey


Named, LRI Top 100 Labor Attorneys


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News, Analysis & Press

Conditions Ripe for NLRB Electronic-Voting Push

Law360 Employment Authority

June 16, 2021

Can an Employer Fire a White Supremacist?

The National Law Journal

August 14, 2017

EEOC Notches Win on Behalf of Immigrants

Corporate Counsel

May 2, 2016

Powerball Soars to $900M as States See Strong Sales

North Jersey The Record

January 8, 2016

Alan Model Warns Employers About the Risks Involved in Office Pools


March 14, 2006

Speaking Engagements


  • J.D., George Washington University Law School, 1993
  • B.A., Lafayette College, 1990
  • London School of Economics, 1987

Admisión de la barra

New Jersey
New York


  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. 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